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Dave Matthews Band Makes $1.5 million Challenge Grant To Support Musicians Village

April, 2006

a0401062.jpgOne of the bands at this year’s New Orleans Jazz Festival is doing more than making music—and they are challenging others to help.

Dave Matthews Band announced today that it has issued a $1.5 million challenge grant to help build the New Orleans Habitat Musicians’ Village. The Village is a Habitat for Humanity project that seeks to build more than 300 homes in the city’s Upper Ninth Ward with musicians and other New Orleanians who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

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