Good news for Doobie fans, the 50th Anniversary Tour has expanded by an additional 35 dates, leaving you with plenty of opportunities to “Listen to the Music.”
Along with celebrating their 50th, The Doobie Brothers are honoring their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. For obvious reasons, the 2020 celebration is just happening now.
The legendary Northern California band has such a massive catalog of songs for their fans to choose from, ranging from blues and bluegrass to country to R&B to good ole’ rock ‘n’ roll!
The Doobies have original hits released back in 1971 to those found on their newest album, “Liberte.” Fans can expect to watch them perform favorites like “Takin’ It to the Streets,” “Black Water,” “Listen to the Music,” “What a Fool Believes,” “It Keeps You Runnin,’” “Jesus Is Just Alright with Me,” “Minute by Minute,” and “China Grove.”
Despite being together for decades, the Doobies have accomplished something most bands find elusive, keeping the core band together, more or less.
Founding member Tom Johnston is on guitars and vocals, as is founder Patrick Simmons; the iconic Michael McDonald is on keyboard and vocals; and John McFee does a little bit of everything, but mostly guitar.
Interestingly, Simmons is the only member to appear on all of the band’s albums, including their “Best of the Doobies,” which sold more than 10 million copies. The album’s hit single, “What a Fool Believes,” was one of the reasons for the impressive four Grammys the band received.
The newly added tour dates are focused around the Midwest and East Coast, and stretch between June and October.
OCMN hopes to catch up with them in North Carolina to give you a full report. Ticket sales for most of the new dates begin this Thursday.