When Dave Matthews is on stage, he does display some quirky behaviors, such as using different accents or rocking to music. Dave claims that a lot is due to nerves, and some people have questioned if drugs and/or alcohol are part of the mix. As far we know, it’s just rumors that Dave has autism.
Is Courtney Robertson autistic?
I watched a vid yesterday of a guy interviewing Carter Beauford’s drum tech, and the guy actually said that Dave is “on the spectrum”. This came as no surprise to me.
Dave Jordan – Ha ha, I came here after watching that drum tech video you referenced.
According to timesonline.com “Matthews has Asperger’s syndrome, a neurological condition that’s part of the autism spectrum for which people generally have typical intelligence but don’t have fully developed social skills. In the words of webmd.com: “People with Asperger’s syndrome may not make eye contact when speaking with someone.” Apr 10, 2015