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Pelham police warns of heavy traffic for sold-out Dave Matthews Band concert

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PELHAM, Ala. -- Police have advice for lucky ticket-holders for tonight's Dave Matthews Band concert at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre:  Go early.

Authorities say heavy traffic is expected around Highway 119 near the amphitheatre leading up to the concert. Pelham police is urging concert-goers to avoid taking the State Park Road route, calling it the slowest and most congested path to the venue.

Organizers say the show is set to begin at 7 p.m., and DMB is scheduled to perform two sets -- acoustic and electric.

Parking have already opened. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

To see a parking map and suggested travel routes, click here.

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