October 26, 2016  

Band Mate Dave Matthews Comments on Death of Band's Saxophonist LeRoi Moore

August 20, 2008 (6:54 am) GMT
Paying tribute to Moore during a performance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, August 19, the singer prompted sympathy from fans who shouted Moore's name.

The show is going on as it's been scheduled for despite the mounting reports on the death of its saxophonist LeRoi Moore. The rock music act fulfilled their duty, performing for a scheduled appearance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, August 19 during when lead singer broke his silence, paying tribute to his late band mate.

Paying his tribute for Moore on stage, Matthews told the many concertgoers, "We all had some bad news today. Our good friend LeRoi Moore passed on and gave his ghost up today and we will miss him forever." He later on went on adding, "It's easier to leave than be left."

Fans who were attending the show also paid tribute to Moore, shouting his name in between the band's performance. There have yet words on when a funeral for Moore will be held.

Moore, a founding member of Dave Matthews Band, died at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in L.A. Tuesday afternoon, August 19. He reportedly suffered from sudden complications stemming from an ATV accident he had on June 30 on his farm near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dave Matthews Band currently is headlining their annual summer tour which has been kicked off on July 8 at Toyota Park, Bridgeview, IL and will run through October 2 at the double nightstand venue Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA.


  1. Donnie Wahlberg, and Not Kim K., Sets Guiness World Record for Most Selfies in 3 Minutes
  2. Benedict Cumberbatch Channels Doctor Strange to Diagnose the Avengers in New Promo Clip
  3. Taylor Swift's Alleged Groping Photo Leaks Despite Sealed by Judge
  4. Nicole Richie Doesn't Regret Her Wild Past: I Was Just 'Being Me'
  5. Lady GaGa Makes a Japanese Bride Extra Happy With This Sweet Gesture. Watch It!
  6. 'Rogue One': Gareth Edwards Teases Ben Mendelsohn's 'Working Class' Character
  7. Laverne Cox Is a 'Bad B***h,' Slays Nicki Minaj's 'Roman's Revenge' in 'Lip Sync Battle' Clip
  8. Jack O'Connell to Star as Alexander McQueen in Biopic