Report: Pa. woman gives stranded Dave Matthews a ride

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Dave Matthews is known for his philanthropy, which he needed a little of himself recently.
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A Pennsylvania woman on her way to a Dave Matthews Band concert Saturday night received the surprise of her life when she found the jam band frontman stranded by the side of a road and gave him a ride to his own show, according to a report from CBS 21 News.

Emily Kraus told the outlet she and her boyfriend were on their way to a concert in Hershey when they came upon a stranded Dave Matthews on the side of Boathouse Road.

The singer’s bicycle had broken down, and Kraus said he didn’t have a cell phone.

She then reportedly told the superstar to hop in her car and got him to the show on time.

Kraus, who called Matthews “just a very humble guy,” said the grateful crooner invited her and her boyfriend out to dinner, entertained them backstage and gave them front-row seats to the concert.

She called the experience “surreal.”


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