Talking Shit

Dave Matthews Concert Hookup Guide: How to Find Your Dream Bro at the Show

The year was 1999. The place was Coral Sky Amphitheater -- now Cruzan -- and the Dave Matthews Band was on stage. I was barefoot, in cutoff denim shorts, and adorned in an assortment of hemp jewelry. The boy twirling in front of me wore Birkenstocks and khaki cargo shorts, and the scent of marijuana surrounded him. It was hippie love at first whiff.

My tastes in men and music may have changed in the thirteen years since but I'll always remember the magic that boy and I shared that night. As we stared into each others' eyes, time slowed and those songs seemed to go on forever ... and ever ...

For the gals going to the show this weekend, here's a guide to sorting the bros from the oh noes. With our help, you too can find the perfect guy to crashhhhhh...into you.

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Betsey Denberg