It was only a few short days ago when we helped share the news about the Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour (discussed HERE). Since some days have passed and a number of posts flown by us I am adding the news about their extending said tour into a new narrative. Check it out down below.
The Press Release:
New York – The Doobie Brothers have announced 23 additional dates for THE DOOBIE BROTHERS 50th ANNIVERSARY TOUR. The dates were added in response to overwhelming fan excitement following the band’s surprise announcement at Ryman Auditorium on November 18th that MICHAEL MCDONALD will be joining the group on a North American tour. Four-time GRAMMY Award winners and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees TOM JOHNSTON, MICHAEL MCDONALD, PAT SIMMONS and JOHN MCFEE will be touring together for the first time in nearly 25 years.
Tickets to THE DOOBIE BROTHERS 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, December 6 at 10am local time at LiveNation.com. Tickets for the performance at Soaring Eagle in Mt. Pleasant will go on sale on December 21. A limited number of LaneOne Premium Packages will also be available, including amazing seats, transportation, preferred entrance and more. Check LINK for LaneOne details.
Additional dates for THE DOOBIE BROTHERS 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR include stops in Jacksonville, New Orleans, Memphis, Syracuse, Toronto, Toledo, Grand Rapids, Milwaukee, Kansas City, St. Paul, Boise, Fresno, Spokane, Albuquerque and more. Special guests, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band will be supporting The Doobie Brothers on all tour dates. The tour is being presented by Live Nation.
“Next year our tour will include Tom, John, and myself, along with Michael McDonald, and the fans will have a chance to hear all our hits, as well as deep cuts, and new material. I know these will be very special performances,” said PAT SIMMONS.
Selling nearly 50 million albums worldwide, The Doobie Brothers have had five top-10 singles, 16 top-40 hits, 3 multi-platinum albums, 7 platinum albums, 14 gold albums and own a rare diamond record for their 1976 album, Best of the Doobies. The Doobie Brothers’ collection of timeless hits will once again be played by the artists who wrote them, providing fans the rare opportunity to see these Rock and Roll legends performing their full catalog of songs on stage.
Fans who attend THE DOOBIE BROTHERS 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR can expect to hear a wide range of the band’s hit songs, including “Listen To The Music,” “Takin’ It To The Streets,” “Long Train Running,” “Black Water,” “What A Fool Believes,” “China Grove,” “Minute By Minute,” “It Keeps You Runnin’,” “Jesus Is Just Alright With Me” and many more.
The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour Additional Dates:
Jun 12: Jacksonville, FL @ Daily’s Place
Jul 05: Syracuse, NY @ St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater
Jul 18: London, ON @ Budweiser Gardens
Jul 21: Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
Jul 24: Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Jul 29: Toledo, OH @ The Zoo Amphitheater
Aug 01: Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
Aug 06: Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
Aug 09: Mt Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort*
Aug 12: Sioux City, IA @ Tyson Center
Aug 15: Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre
Aug 28: St. Paul, MN @ Minnesota State Fair*
Sep 03: Boise, ID @ Ford Amphitheatre
Sep 06: Ridgefield, WA @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
Sep 08: Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena
Sep 10: Wheatland, CA @ Toyota Amphitheater
Sep 13: Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center
Sep 17: Chula Vista, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheater
Oct 07: Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
Oct 12: Little Rock, AR @ Simmons Bank Arena
Oct 14: Bossier City, LA @ CenturyLink Arena
Oct 15: New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
Oct 17: Memphis, TN @ FedExForum
*not a Live Nation date
About The Doobie Brothers: For over four decades, The Doobie Brothers have been known for delivering mind-blowing, roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll – all of which recently culminated in a nomination for the 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Boasting one of the most loyal fan bases in music, selling more than 48 million albums, and winning four GRAMMY® Awards, The Doobie Brothers continue to write and record new material and tour the world. Their No. 1 singles “Black Water” and “What a Fool Believes,” both gold, lead a catalog of indelible songs that include: “Listen to the Music,” “China Grove,” “Jesus Is Just All Right,” “Rockin’ Down the Highway,” “Long Train Runnin’,” “Take Me In Your Arms,” “Takin’ it to the Streets,” “Minute by Minute,” “You Belong to Me,” “The Doctor” and more. In all, the Doobies have tallied up five top 10 singles and 16 top 40 hits. Beginning with their multi-million-selling sophomore collection Toulouse Street, the Doobies have 3 multi-platinum, 7 platinum, and 14 Gold albums. Best of the Doobies has sold more than 12 million copies – a rare “diamond record.”
About The Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Celebrating over 40 years since their founding in 1977, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of genres including Bebop Jazz, Funk and R&B/Soul. This unique sound, described by the band as a ‘musical gumbo,’ has allowed the Dirty Dozen to tour across 5 continents and more than 30 countries, record 12 studio albums and collaborate with a range of artists from Modest Mouse to Widespread Panic to Norah Jones. Forty-plus years later, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine whose name is synonymous with genre-bending romps and high-octane performances.
*** end of transmission ***
PiercingMetal Thoughts: As I’ve already commented about the tour, I will not repeat myself here. You folks are most welcome to chime in however, and especially so if they are now heading to your neck of the woods. That’s done in the comments section down below. See you again soon with something new and exciting for sure. Stay tuned.
Official Website: https://thedoobiebrothers.com/