Jan. 9th, 1967
Johannesburg, South Africa
Dave Matthews' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Just Go with It
2008 - Lake City
2007 - Dave Matthews Band: Live at Piedmont Park
2007 - I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
2006 - Before the Music Dies
2005 - Because of Winn-Dixie
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Musical Guest
- Daughter Stella Busina, born 15 August 2001.
- Has appeared on VH1 Storytellers with guitarist/friend Tim Reynolds.
- In fall of 2004, he participated in the Vote for Change concert tour organized to encourage the defeat of 'George W. Bush' (qv) in the U.S. presidential election.
- Came to America at the age of 18 and began working as a bartender in a jazz club in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is where he heard the artists play that later became part of his band.
- He broke two ribs in 1999 after failed grape-catching trick in which he tripped over a guitar case and landed on the arm of a chair.
- His band has had two Grammy nominated albums: "Under the Table and Dreaming" and "Before these Crowded Streets".
- On June 19 2007, son, August Oliver Matthews, was born at home.
- In 1993, Dave's eldest sister, Anne, died in a domestic tragedy, at her home in South Africa. The DMB album 'Under the Table and Dreaming' is dedicated to her. Anne is survived by her two children.