The tradition of Dave Matthews Band concerts in Virginia Beach will continue this summer.
The Charlottesville-based group will visit the Virginia Beach Amphitheater Aug. 7, the band's management reported in a press release. The band will also play the Nissan Pavilion in Bristow June 28.
"Concertgoers will be the first to hear the latest material from Dave Matthews Band, as the group debuts songs from its forthcoming record," Red Light Management stated in the press release. The band is currently in the studio with producer Rob Cavallo who is known for his work with Green Day and Alanis Morissette. Matthews longtime friend Tim Reynolds is contributing guitar to the new disc. It will be Reynolds' first recording with the band since 1998's "Before These Crowded Streets."
In other local concert news, legendary rocker Lou Reed is scheduled to play The NorVa in Norfolk April 25. Tickets to the show, $35.50 advance, can be purchased through Ticketmaster. For more information, visit www.thenorva.com.