August 4th, 2006
By Leonard Martinez / El Paso Time
The Dave Matthews Band will open for the Rolling Stones concert at the Sun Bowl Oct. 20. Tickets for the El Paso show will go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 12 at Ticketmaster outlets and online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets cost $160, $95 and $60, not including service charges.
The Rolling Stones tour that is stopping in El Paso on Oct. 20 just got bigger.
The Dave Matthews Band will be the special guest at the Sun Bowl.
The Stones last played in the area 12 years ago, also at the Sun Bowl, and the Dave Matthews Band played Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces 10 years ago.
The Dave Matthews Band is consistently one of the top touring bands each year. The band is the No. 3 touring band this year by average box office gross per city, according to Pollstar.
The Dave Matthews Band's latest studio CD "Stand Up" was released May 10, 2005, and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts with sales of 465,000.