Dave Matthews is the lead singer and guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band. Matthews was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 9, 1967. The Dave Matthews Band formed in Charlottesville, VA in the early 1990's. Matthews also released a solo CD, Some Devil, in 2003 joined by guitarists Tim Reynolds, Trey Anastasio, drummer Brady Blade, and bassist Tony Hall. This group and keyboardist Ray Paczkowski tours as "Dave Matthews & Friends." Dave also plays some events solo, such as the Benaroya Hall concert, Farm Aid, and various other events. Dave Matthews also plays acoustic gigs with long time friend Tim Reynolds. In recent years he has also shown his acting talents, most recently guesting as a savant pianist in the series 'House M.D.' and a non-speaking role as a homosexual fashion advisor in the Adam Sandler film Chuck and Larry. He was also In Don't Mess With the Zohan.