Imagine standing on a stage, overlooking 70 tiered rows in what is possibly the most beautiful amphitheater in the world. As Dave Matthews and his fellow band mates walk on stage, the crowd cheers wildly. You are at Red Rocks and the scene is set for the Dave Matthews Band. Red Rocks Amphitheater is located in Morrison, Colorado, 15 miles west of Denver. It provides seating for 9600, and has some of the best acoustics found anywhere on
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change of pace. The Dave Matthews Band certainly met the qualifications for being different: three black guys and two white guys from Virginia playing a melting pot mix of acoustic guitar, violin, and horns, led by Matthews' often muddled and diverse vocals. The band is amazingly able to find a balance between composition and improvisation and combine the influences of many different types of music together to create a truly unique style of their own.