Spend An Evening with Dave Matthews Band – October 8, du Arena, Yas Island

Tickets selling fast for the band’s first appearance in the UAE


On sale at and all Virgin Megastore outlets across the UAE


Abu Dhabi, UAE – Tuesday, 6 October 2015: One of the most influential bands in rock history, Dave Matthews Band, are 3 days away from their first ever live appearance in the UAE. On Thursday 8th October, the du Arena, Yas Island will be the perfect setting for the band to perform two full sets under starry skies.


Formed more than two decades ago, the iconic band is known for its infectious and distinctive sound. Dave Matthews Band has sold a collective 38 million CDs and DVDs combined. It is the first band in history to have six consecutive studio albums debut atop the Billboard charts. They have also ranked as the biggest ticket seller worldwide in the past decade and have sold over 19 million tickets since the band started in 1991.


With a group of friends and more than three hours of lilting music, October 8th at the du Arena is the perfect way to start off the weekend. Fans are advised to arrive early to enjoy the full experience. The Village doors will open at 6pm, and early entry ticket holders will be able to access the venue from 6.30pm. Entry will be open to all fans starting at 7pm.


For the chance to win the ultimate Dave Matthews Band experience, FLASH Entertainment is giving away two Inner Pit tickets, an exclusive meet and greet with the band; a signed “Live Trax – Volume 2” (Vinyl box set); and a hotel voucher. To enter, download and register on the ThinkFlash App using your Facebook and/or Twitter account.


Tickets are still available to buy and start from AED 295 for General Admission, with General Admission Early Entry at AED 395, VIP Platform (21+) at AED 495 and Inner Pit at AED 595. Tickets are available at and all Virgin Megastore outlets across the UAE and can also be purchased on the day at the Box Office, from 3pm.All Dave Matthews Band ticket buyers will be offered 5 free exclusive live tracks to download.


GP race ticket holders can benefit from a 20% discount on General Admission tickets through the Y1 Access program.


For more information about the Dave Matthews Band International Tour, please visit their website. Further details on the Abu Dhabi show, are available on the FLASH website.


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