Dave Matthews Band Cuts Short & Reschedules Jones Beach Concert Due To Weather
Dave Matthews Band was forced to cut Wednesday’s concert short after approximately 45 minutes at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York due to weather. The show has been rescheduled to tonight (Thursday, July 18). The unusual night in DMB history was also made more unusual by saxophonist Jeff Coffin vacating the stage in the middle of the shortened set after he became sick.
The septet opened with the instrumental “Anyone Seen The Bridge” and its partner “Too Much.” Next came the 20th “Do You Remember” of the tour. It was during the “Rooftop” that followed in which Coffin’s illness became a major problem for him. Jeff chatted with his fellow DMB horn player Rashawn Ross and then decided to head towards the back of the stage. Coffin returned for the horn breakdown but left for good at the end of the song.
“All good – thank u!! 🙏🏽🙏🏽 didn’t feel well suddenly and needed to leave stage for the first time in my career,” Coffin wrote on Instagram. “Looking forward to playing for y’all tmoro (sic)!! Lots of love and gratitude”
The concert continued in Jeff’s absence with “That Girl Is You” and the recently revived “Write A Song.” After “You Might Die Trying,” DMB played “Everyday” and then Matthews told the crowd a big storm was coming. “Nobody in the room hates to say this more than me, but there’s a big storm coming in here and they’re asking us to leave the stage for a little while,” Dave said. At approximately 10:30 p.m. the decision was made to reschedule the concert for the next night. Tickets for Wednesday are valid for Thursday and refunds are available for those who can’t make it at the point of purchase.
Rooftop Captured by DogeTube Concerts
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Everyday Captured by JaarG
Setlist (via DMBAlmanac)
Set: Anyone Seen The Bridge > Too Much, Do You Remember, Rooftop, That Girl Is You, Write A Song, You Might Die Trying, Everyday