Dave Matthews' Bus Dumped 800lbs Of Poop Into Chicago River 13 Years Ago

posted by Mick Lee - 

Today, August 8th, marks the 13th anniversary of the day the Dave Matthews Band's tour bus dumped 800 pounds of human waste on a river cruise floating under the Kinzie Street Bridge.

Boat passengers "described a downpour of foul-smelling, brownish-yellow slurry that ruined their clothes and made several of them sick," the afternoon of Aug. 8, 2004, the Tribune reported.

The tour bus driver ended up paying a fine, served 1½ years  probation and performed community service. The band later donated $50,000 to the Chicago Park District "to begin the healing process," according to reports.

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