Dave Matthews Band is one of the first (but definitely not the only one) to announce his Hurricane Katrina benefit concert plans.

From his announcement list…

Our thoughts and prayers are with the communities that have been hit by the hurricane. The devastation and human loss is heart breaking. In an effort to raise funds to assist the victims, Dave Matthews Band will be performing a special benefit concert that will take place on Monday, September 12, 2005 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado. All proceeds from the event will be collected by Bama Works Fund and distributed to appropriate relief charities. Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper announced earlier today that the event will include official support from the City of Denver and the promoter, Chuck Morris Presents.

Conscious Alliance will be at the DMB Red Rocks show collecting food donations, too. Bring some canned food that people would actually want to eat and donate your hearts out…

More info after the jump. Again, this is one horrible tragedy and it’s great to see the bands and artists step up and raise funds for the relief effort.


$58.50 Reserved and General Admission
$500 VIP Level which will include *1 lift ticket from the Aspen Skiing Company and employees
$1000 VIP Level which will include an invitation to a pre-concert cocktail and hors d’oeuvre reception that will be held at the Ship Rock Grille in the Red Rocks Visitor Center and *1 lift ticket from the Aspen Skiing Company and employees.

In addition to the Red Rocks Instant tickets, we have also included a separate “event” listing strictly for monetary donations to the relief effort. The donation levels offered are $25, $50 and $100. These funds will also go to Bama Works Fund and be distributed to appropriate relief charities.

Previously: My Hurricane Katrina thoughts