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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MARCH 27, 2017

MATCHBOX TWENTY AND COUNTING CROWS
JOIN FORCES FOR
“A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYTHING TOUR 2017”

KICKING OFF JULY 12TH IN SPOKANE, WA

TICKET PRESALES BEGIN TUESDAY, MARCH 28TH

GENERAL ON-SALE STARTS FRIDAY, MARCH 31ST

Two of music’s most loved bands and biggest hit makers are joining up for an epic summer tour. Multi-
platinum selling bands Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows have announced “A Brief History of
Everything Tour 2017”--presented by Live Nation. The tour will get underway July 12 th at Spokane, WA’s
Spokane Arena and then travel North America through early October.

Presale tickets and VIP packages for “A Brief History of Everything Tour 2017” will be available to
members of both bands’ fan clubs beginning Tuesday, March 28 th and to the general public starting
Friday, March 31st. For complete details, please visit matchboxtwenty.com and countingcrows.com.

Counting Crows – Adam Duritz (vocals).” says Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz. four American Music Award nods. nothing feels like home as much as playing these songs with these guys and it never will. Counting Crows is recognized as one of the pre-eminent touring live rock bands. and the 2004 People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Musical Group. Since then Matchbox Twenty has achieved cumulative worldwide album sales over 30 million and earned multiple #1 singles including “Bent”. “Can. Paul Doucette.“No matter what I will ever do. .” the album proved a worldwide sensation and instantly established Matchbox as global superstars. Millard Powers (bass). Live Nation Advertising & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. “And I can’t wait to spend another summer out there on the road with the Crows.livenationentertainment. Jim Bogios (drums). Live Nation Concerts. ABOUT LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster. and Brian Yale. Not. For additional information.” while the band’s most recent album “NORTH” exploded into the #1 position on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 upon its 2012 release – Matchbox Twenty’s first-ever chart-topper and #1 debut. David Bryson (guitar). we took a vote after last year and decided to spend every summer with Rob from now on.” “Back 2 Good” and the #1 smash hits “Push” and “3AM.” currently certified 12x platinum by the RIAA for sales well in excess of 15 million worldwide. and Dan Vickrey (guitar) – have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide after exploding onto the music scene with their multi-platinum breakout album “AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER” in 1993.” 2007’s “EXILE ON MAINSTREAM” yielded RIAA-certified Platinum and #1 single “How Far We’ve Come. “Unwell” and “If You’re Gone” along with countless accolades including five GRAMMY® nominations.” Thomas previously teamed with Counting Crows for a hugely successful 2016 summer co-headline tour. visit www. David Immergluck (guitar). Kyle Cook. Wait.” This year celebrates the 20 th anniversary of Matchbox Twenty and their breakthrough debut album “YOURSELF OR SOMEONE LIKE YOU.com. Fueled by such classic singles as “Real World.” in September 2014. Charlie Gillingham (keyboards). “SOMEWHERE UNDER WONDERLAND. Known for creating unique and innovative concerts. Matchbox Twenty is: Rob Thomas. The band released their seventh studio album. “To be honest. “says Matchbox Twenty lead singer-songwriter Rob Thomas.

**** For more information on Matchbox Twenty please visit www.com For more information on Counting Crows please visit www.Desai@pmkbnc. or contact: Sheila Richman Sheila. or contact: Natasha Desai Natasha.com.Richman@atlanticrecords.com (TOUR ITINERARY ATTACHED) .countingcrows.com or Ted Sullivan Ted.com.matchboxtwenty.Sullivan@atlanticrecords.

CA The Forum AUGUST 2 Phoenix. AL Oak Mountain Amphitheatre 12 Nashville. WA White River Amphitheatre 19 Ridgefield. PA Hersheypark Stadium 29 Holmdel. NV Mandalay Bay Events Center 31 Los Angeles. CA California Mid State Fair 24 Murphys. VA Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 25 Saratoga Springs. TN Bridgestone Arena 13 Atlanta. WA Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre 21 Mountain View. MI Soaring Eagle Casino Resort . CA Mattress Firm Amphitheatre 29 Las Vegas. NY Lakeview Amphitheater 11 Darien Center. FL Daily’s Place 20 Charlotte. FL Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre 19 Jacksonville. MA Xfinity Center 9 Syracuse. NM Isleta Amphitheatre 6 Oklahoma City. GA Lakewood Amphitheatre 15 Tampa. CA Shoreline Amphitheatre 22 Paso Robles. NV Grand Theatre at Grand Sierra Resort 28 Chula Vista. OK Zoo Amphitheatre 7 Rogers. FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre 16 West Palm Beach. BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena* 18 Auburn. NY Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater SEPTEMBER 2 Hartford. NC Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek 23 Virginia Beach. NC PNC Music Pavilion 22 Raleigh. VA Jiffy Lube Live 6 Toronto. MATCHBOX TWENTY & COUNTING CROWS “A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYTHING TOUR 2017” JULY 12 Spokane. AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion 4 Albuquerque. NJ BB&T Pavilion 28 Hershey. WA Spokane Arena 14 Edmonton. NY Darien Lake Amphitheater 12 Pittsburgh. CA Ironstone Amphitheatre 26 Reno. AB Rogers Place* 16 Vancouver. NJ PNC Bank Arts Center 31 Wantagh. AR Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion 9 Pelham. PA KeyBank Pavilion 14 Mount Pleasant. NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center 26 Camden. CT The Xfinity Theatre 3 Bristow. ON Budweiser Stage* 8 Boston.

TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion OCTOBER 1 Dallas. TX Irving Music Factory *Tickets on sale April 7th . OH Blossom Music Center 21 Cincinnati. Louis. MN Treasure Island Resort & Casino 17 Chicago. MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre 27 Kansas City. IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre 20 Cleveland.16 Welch. OH Riverbend Music Center 23 Detroit. MI DTE Energy Music Theatre 24 Indianapolis. MO Starlight Theater 30 Houston. IN Klipsch Music Center 26 St.