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Man assaults girl @ Dave Matthews concert, Farm Aid updates, Shooter Jennings & ZZ Top Tour Dates

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Police are investigating reports a 15-year-old was sexually assaulted Tuesday at Saratoga Performing Arts Center during a Dave Matthews Band concert, marking the second time in two years that security during the popular band’s visit has been questioned.

The concert promoter, Live Nation, and SPAC, which is inside Saratoga Spa State Park, are working with authorities to figure out what happened at the concert att by more than 25,000. [timesunion]

Greg AllmanAnd speaking of Dave Matthews, here’s the latest news on Farm Aid:

On Sunday, September 9 at Randall’s Island in New York City, Gregg Allman will perform a special acoustic set with Willie Nelson and Dave Matthews, Farm Aid announced today. The unique musical collaboration will add to the stellar lineup at Farm Aid 2007: A HOMEGROWN Festival, the organization’s first New York concert event.

Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds, Gregg Allman, The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Matisyahu, Guster, The Derek Trucks Band, Warren Haynes, Supersuckers, The Ditty Bops and Montgomery Gentry are scheduled to perform at Farm Aid 2007: A HOMEGROWN Festival. Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds and The Allman Brothers Band are scheduled to play full festival sets.

Tickets are on sale. And speaking of beards, Shooter Jennings is playing Bowery Ballroom, and ZZ Top just added a 2nd show at NYC’s Beacon Theatre in September. All tour dates below….

ZZ Top – 2007 Tour Dates
August 17 – Fresno CA US Save Mart Center
August 18 – Irvine CA US Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
August 19 – Chula Vista CA US Coors Amphitheatre
August 21 – Sacramento CA US Arco Arena
August 23 – Vancouver BC US General Motors Place
August 25 – Seattle WA US Puyallup Fairgrounds
August 26 – Ridgefield WA US Amphitheatre at Clark County
August 31 – Hidalgo TX US Dodge Arena
September 6 – Southaven MS US Snowden Grove Amphitheatre
September 7 – Atlanta GA US Chastain Park Amphitheatre
September 9 – Toledo OH US Seagate Center
September 11 – Merrillville IN US Star Plaza Theatre
September 12 – South Bend IN US Morris Performing Arts Center
September 14 – Council Bluffs IA US Mid America Center
September 16 – Peoria IL US Peoria Civic Center
September 19 – Niagara Falls NY US Seneca Events Center
September 20 – Verona NY US Turning Stone Resort
September 21 – Uncasville CT US Mohegan Sun
September 22 – Gilford NH US Meadowbrook
September 25 – Bangor ME US Bangor Auditorium
September 27 – New York City NY US Beacon Theatre
September 28 – New York City NY US Beacon Theatre
September 29 – Boston MA US Bank of America Pavilion

Shooter Jennings – 2007 Tour Dates
Aug 17 – Watertown Fairgrounds Arena Watertown, NY
Aug 18 – Allen County Fair Lima, OH
Aug 22 – The Library Oxford, MS
Aug 23 – Shooters Sports Bar Texarkana, AR
Aug 24 – Heritage Hall Ardmore, OK
Aug 25 – Black River Coliseum Poplar Bluff, MO
Aug 30 – Southgate House Newport, KY
Aug 31 – Columbia Music Hall Portsmouth, OH
Sep 1 – Rib America Food & Music Fest Indianapolis, IN
Sep 6 – Voodoo Lounge – Harrah’s Casino Maryland Heights, MO
Sep 7 – Uncle Ron’s Lincoln, NE
Sep 8 – Celebration on the High Plains Colby, KS
Sep 11 – Belly Up – Aspen Aspen, CO
Sep 12 – Aggie Theatre Fort Collins, CO
Sep 13 – Boulder Theater Boulder, CO
Sep 14 – The Depot Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 15 – Shorty’s Garden City, ID
Sep 26 – The Blue Note Columbia, MO
Sep 27 – Granada Theatre Lawrence, KS
Sep 28 – Snorty Horse Saloon Springfield, MO
Sep 29 – Riehle's Lafayette, IN
Oct 4 – The Bluebird Bloomington, IN
Oct 5 – Joe’s Chicago, IL
Oct 6 – Surf Ballroom Clear Lake, IA
Oct 11 – The Handlebar Greenville, SC
Oct 12 – Satellite Ballroom Charlottesville, VA
Oct 13 – The Chameleon Club Lancaster, PA
Oct 14 – Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA
Oct 17 – Georgia Theatre Athens, GA
Oct 18 – Rhythm & Brews Chattanooga, TN
Oct 19 – The Beta Bar Tallahassee, FL
Oct 20 – Zydeco Birmingham, AL
Oct 23 – Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
Oct 26 – The Cabooze Minneapolis, MN
Oct 27 – The Eagles Club Milwaukee, WI

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