Dave Mason

Today, May 10th, 2024, we at Grateful Web are thrilled to honor the birthday of Dave Mason, a true icon of rock music and a seminal member of the legendary band Traffic. Mason's career spans over five decades, marked by stellar musicianship, innovative songwriting, and a distinct voice that has left a lasting impact on the rock and roll landscape.

Renowned rock icon Dave Mason, a Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer and one of the greatest singer-songwriters of his era, is set to release his highly anticipated memoir, titled Only You Know and I Know. This groundbreaking book marks the first time a member of Traffic has penned a memoir, offering fans a rare glimpse into the extraordinary life and career of one of music's unsung legends. The book is set for release on September 10, 2024 and available for pre-order HERE.

Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician and songwriter DAVE MASON announces plans to join the iconic BEACH BOYS this coming spring and summer (more dates TBA). The new dates are in addition to Mason’s previously announced spring 2024 tour plans; the Traffic Jam tour is set to begin February 29 in Florida and run through April 13th in San Antonio, TX. The Beach Boys dates begin on May 24 in Bridgeport, CT. Full itinerary is below.


Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician and songwriter Dave Mason announces his spring 2024 tour plans; the Traffic Jam tour will begin February 29 in Florida and run through April 13 in San Antonio, TX. Along the way Mason will also share the stage with Pat Travers, Jimmy Hall, The Outlaws as well as Jefferson Starship. Full itinerary is below and tickets on sale in most markets starting Friday, December 8 at 10am local time.


Legendary rock musician and songwriter Dave Mason has unveiled a new version of the timeless Traffic hit, "Dear Mr. Fantasy," breathing new life into the classic song with the help of modern blues rock icon Joe Bonamassa. The collaborative effort delivers a fresh yet reverent take on a piece that has captivated audiences since its original release in 1967.

Rock & Roll road warrior Dave Mason will be continuing his Endangered Species Tour throughout the end of October, performing fifteen shows in fourteen cities on the west coast beginning Thursday, September 7, in Salem, Oregon (see full itinerary below). The self-proclaimed "Road Dog" has been on the road for six decades and still enjoys playing his music for fans all over the world. "We are looking forward to this final run of 2023. There is nothing quite like performing live. I love it!


Dave Mason | We Just Disagree | Boulder Theater | 7/31/23


Dave Mason | Dear Mr. Fantasy | Boulder Theater | 7/31/23

Friday night Dave Mason made the journey to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA for a night of memories and Rock n' Roll on his “Endangered Species” tour. Situated on a mountaintop in northeastern PA, Penn’s Peak is a unique music venue located away from the hustle and bustle of urban and suburban life. The venue is well known for its fantastic sightlines and wonderful acoustics; Penn’s Peak provides the setting for a truly memorable evening of music.

Dave Mason left Traffic in 1969 to pursue a solo career in the U.S. Dave has penned over 100 songs, has 3 gold albums: Alone Together, Dave Mason, Mariposa De Oro, and platinum album Let It Flow, which contained the top-ten single “We Just Disagree”.

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