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Dave Matthews Band Postpones Caravan Dates

New York City festival held off in anticipation of hurricane

August 26, 2011 9:10 AM ET
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Dave Matthews performs at a recent Caravan stop.
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The Dave Matthews Band has been forced to postpone the second and third days of the DMB Caravan festival at Governors Island in New York City after the threat of a hurricane has pushed the governor of New York to issue a state emergency. As of now, the first day of the festival will go on today as planned. New dates for the second and third days have not been confirmed.

Photos: Dave Matthews Band at Mile High
The DMB Caravan, which was to include performances by the Dave Matthews Band, the Roots, Gogol Bordello and Moe., is one of several concert events along the east coast that have been canceled or postponed in anticipation of Hurricane Irene.

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