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Q: "attn: juggler-ga" - Dave Matthews Band ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: "attn: juggler-ga" - Dave Matthews Band
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Music
Asked by: oceansea-ga
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Posted: 16 Jan 2004 11:58 PST
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Question ID: 297188
juggler, thx for your great help w/the Phish celebrity question.  i'd
like to know the same thing, but this time for the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND.
 i need as many names as possible of high net-worth celebrities, high
net worth Fortune 500 CEO's (but not other musicians)  who love DAVE
MATTHEWS. (need proof of it)
looking for high-profile celebrities who have spoken about their love
of DAVE MATTHEW'S music, celebrities who have attended DAVE MATTHEWS
shows, which celebrities are friends of the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, are
there any celebrities involved in charities or organizations with DAVE
MATTHEWS? have DAVE MATTHEWS appeared with any celebrities on tv?
Subject: Re: "attn: juggler-ga" - Dave Matthews Band
Answered By: juggler-ga on 16 Jan 2004 21:11 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello Oceansea,

The following celebrities have been identified as friends and fans of
the Dave Matthews Band:

Pete Sampras (tennis star)
Andy Roddick (tennis star)
Alexis Bledel (actress, "Gilmore Girls")
Dany Heatley (professional hockey player)
Bill Maher (comedian, TV host)
Eric Chenowith (NBA player)
Ben Stiller (actor)
Christine Taylor (actress)
Paul Walker (actor, 2Fast 2Furious)
Sarah Hughes (ice skater)
Barry Zito (major league pitcher)
Cheryl Haworth (Olympic medalist)
Dirk Nowitzki (NBA star)
John Rollins (PGA golfer)
Joey Harrington (NFL quarterback)
Michelle Kwan (ice skater)
Jennifer Capriati (tennis star)
Frankie Muniz ("Malcolm in the Middle")
Doug Flutie (NFL quarterback)
Dan Catullo (CEO, Coming Home Studios, movie studio)
Halsey Minor (CEO, Founder,

You also asked about celebrities involved in charities or
organizations with Dave Matthews.  Matthews is involved with several
animal rights organizations: First Strike, Fur Free Holidays, Halt Hog
Factories.  Here are some other celebrity members of those

First Strike :

Jessica Biel
Elayne Boosler
Bill Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
Steve Guttenberg
Anne Heche
Tippi Hedren
Ali MacGraw
Rue McClanahan
Mandy Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
Martina Navratilova
Christina Ricci
Vanessa Semrow (Miss Teen USA 2002)
Britney Spears
Willard Scott 
Loretta Swit
Betty White
Montel Williams

Fur Free Holidays:

Berk Breathed (cartoonist)
Jenna Elfman 
David Foley
Kevin James
Diane Keaton
Vicki Lewis
Leah Remini
Alicia Silverstone
Jerry Stiller
Maura Tierney

Halt Hog Factories:

Bea Arthur (actress)
Alec Baldwin
Ed Begley, Jr.
James Cromwell  (actor)
Peter Max
Alexandra Paul (actress)
Ally Sheedy 

Human Society of the U.S., Stars for Animals

sources for the main list above:

newsgroup thread: "Pete Sampras & DAVE MATTHEWS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "

newsgroup thread: " DMB mentioned in new SI"

newsgroup thread: "Is it me..or is Bill Maher like Dave Matthews' biggest fan?" "ALEXIS BLEDEL"

newsgroup thread "DMB mention on JIM ROME show "

newsgroup thread: "pointless DMB mention "

San Diego Chargers: Doug Flutie

Additionally, many of the celebrities on the first list were
identified as Dave Matthews fans in articles that I read through a
magazine database available via my local public library:

People Weekly, Nov 24, 2003, p152, Celebrity couples reveal their special song

Teen People, May 1, 2003, Paul Walker, Interview

Teen People, Nov 1, 2002, p126, Sarah Hughes

People Weekly July 29, 2002, Say hello to the A's ace pitcher, Barry Zito.

Teen People, April 1, 2001, p174, Cheryl Haworth

Sports Illustrated for Kids, June 1, 2003, p23, Out of Nowhere:
Forward Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks

Sports Illustrated, May 12, 2003, pG4, Jazzed Up! 

Sports Illustrated, Nov 11, 2002, p44, Detroit's Darling: Rookie Joey Harrington 

Sports Illustrated for Kids, Feb 1, 2002, p29,  Michelle Kwan

Sports Illustrated Women, p58, Dec 1, 2001, "The Hard Return" (Jennifer Capriati)

Entertainment Weekly, Dec 22, 2000, p48, Frankie Muniz

Fortune, Sept 27, 1999, America's Forty Richest Under Forty


search strategy:
"fan of dave matthews"
"fan of the dave matthews"
"a dave matthews fan"
"a dave matthews band fan"
listens " dave matthews band"
"favorite cd", "dave matthews"
google groups,, "dmb mentioned"

Thanks to my colleagues voila-ga and omnivorous-ga for their
assistance and advice on this question.

I hope this helps.  Thanks.

Clarification of Answer by juggler-ga on 16 Jan 2004 23:32 PST
Just to add three more celebrity Dave Matthews fans...

Woody Harrelson (actor)
Drew Bledsoe (NFL star
Austin Croshere (NBA star)

source: newsgroup thread,  "DMB and ESPN," Feb 2001

Thanks to voila-ga for tipping me off about Harrelson.
oceansea-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
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