Get Tickets to See the Doobie Brothers in Concert in 2023
The Doobie Brothers are an iconic American rock band that rose to prominence in the 1970s and have continued to captivate audiences with their timeless music.
With a rich history spanning several decades, the band has undergone numerous lineup changes while consistently delivering their signature blend of rock, pop and R&B influences.
Formed in San Jose, California, in 1970, the Doobie Brothers originally consisted of Tom Johnston (guitar, vocals), Patrick Simmons (guitar, vocals), Dave Shogren (bass) and John Hartman (drums). They quickly gained attention with their self-titled debut album, The Doobie Brothers, released in 1971. The album showcased their versatile sound and featured hits like "Nobody" and "Chicago."
In 1972, the band released Toulouse Street, which marked a significant turning point in their career. The album included their breakthrough single, "Listen to the Music," which became a staple of their live performances. The Doobie Brothers' third album, The Captain and Me (1973), further solidified their success with hits like "Long Train Runnin'" and "China Grove."
Over the years, the band experienced various lineup changes, with key members departing and new talents joining. In 1974, Michael McDonald, a gifted singer-songwriter and keyboardist, joined the Doobie Brothers, bringing a fresh sound to their music. The band's sound evolved into a more soulful and polished direction, resulting in a string of highly successful albums.
One of their most acclaimed albums, Takin' It to the Streets (1976), featured McDonald as the lead vocalist on the title track and produced hits like "Wheels of Fortune" and "It Keeps You Runnin'." The following year, the Doobie Brothers released Livin' on the Fault Line, which yielded the hit single "Little Darlin' (I Need You)" and showcased their continued musical growth.
In 1978, the band released Minute by Minute, which became their most commercially successful album to date. It reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, produced several chart-topping singles, including "What a Fool Believes," and won a Grammy Award for “Record of the Year”. The album showcased the Doobie Brothers' ability to seamlessly blend pop and rock elements, thanks to McDonald's soulful vocals and the band's tight musicianship.
The Doobie Brothers continued their success in the 1980s with albums like One Step Closer (1980) and their farewell album, Farewell Tour (1983), which included hits like "Real Love" and "The Doctor." In 1989, the band reunited for a benefit concert, which led to a full-scale reunion and the release of the album Cycles (1989). The album achieved commercial success and produced the hit single "The Doctor."
Over the years, the Doobie Brothers have received several awards and honors for their contributions to music. In 1996, they were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and, in 2004, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They have won four Grammy Awards and have sold more than 48 million records worldwide. The band's enduring popularity is a testament to their talent, songwriting prowess and ability to create music that resonates with fans across generations.
Today, the Doobie Brothers continue to tour and perform, entertaining audiences with their classic hits and new material. Their music has left an indelible mark on the rock and pop landscape, making them one of American music history's most beloved and influential bands. You can catch them on tour at one of the following dates and venues. Tickets can be purchased from Ticketmaster.
- June 7, 2023 - Yaamava’ Theater - Highland, CA.
- June 9, 2023 - Nugget Casino Resort - Sparks, NV.
- June 11, 2023 - Maverik Center - West Valley, UT.
- June 14, 2023 - Starlight Theatre - Kansas City, MO.
- June 15, 2023 - Great Southern Bank Arena - Springfield, MO.
- June 17, 2023 - Tyson Events Center - Sioux City, IA.
- June 18, 2023 - Wells Fargo Arena - Des Moines, IA.
- June 20, 2023 - Amsoil Arena - Duluth, MN.
- June 21, 2023 - Breese Stevens Field - Madison, WI.
- June 23, 2023 - Allen County War Memorial Coliseum - Fort Wayne, IN.
- June 24, 2023 - Peoria Civic Center - Peoria, IL.
- June 26, 2023 - The Rose Music Center - Huber Heights, OH.
- June 28, 2023 - The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre - Youngstown, OH.
- June 30, 2023 - Appalachian Wireless Arena - Pikeville, KY.
- July 1, 2023 - The Louisville Palace - Louisville, KY.
- July 3, 2023 - Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion - Portsmouth, VA.
- July 6, 2023 - The Santander Performing Arts Center - Reading, PA.
- July 8 & 9, 2023 - State Theatre New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ.
- July 11 & 12, 2023 - Mayo Performing Arts Center - Morristown, NJ.
- July 14, 2023 - CMAC - Canandaigua, NY.
- August 18, 2023 - The Ledge Amphitheater - Waite Park, MN.
- August 20, 2023 - Pinewood Bowl - Lincoln, NE.
- August 23, 2023 - Ozarks Amphitheater - Camdenton, MO.
- August 25, 2023 - Live at The Garden - Memphis, TN.
- August 26, 2023 - Brandon Amphitheater - Brandon, MS.
- August 28, 2023 - Mississippi Coast Coliseum - Biloxi, MS.
- August 30, 2023 - Orion Amphitheater - Huntsvielle, AL.
- August 31, 2023 - FirstBank Amphitheater - Franklin, TN.
- September 2, 2023 - Macon Centreplex - Macon, GA.
- September 3, 2023 - Enmarket Arena - Savannah, GA.
- September 6, 2023 - CCNB Amphitheater at Heritage Park - Simpsonville, SC.
- September 7, 2023 - White Oak Amphitheater - Greensboro, NC.
- September 9, 2023 - Credit One Stadium - Charleston, NC.
- September 23, 2023 - Beach Life Ranch Festival - Redondo Beach, CA.
- October 5, 2023 - The Theater at MGM National Harbor - National Harbor, MD
- October 6, 2023 - Mohegan Sun Arena - Uncasville, CT
- October 8, 2023 - Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena - Atlantic City, NJ
- October 13, 2023 - Scotiabank Centre - Halifax, NS
- October 14, 2023 - Avenir Centre - Moncton, NB
- October 16, 2023 - Canadian Tire Centre - Ottawa, ON
- October 17, 2023 - Tribute Communities Centre - Oshawa, ON
- October 19, 2023 - Meridian Centre - St. Catherines, ON
- October 22, 2023 - Canada Life Centre - Winnipeg, MB
- October 24, 2023 - Rogers Place - Edmonton, AB
- October 25, 2023 - Scotiabank Saddledome - Calgary, AB
- October 27, 2023 - Prospera Place - Kelowna, BC
- October 28, 2023 - Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre - Abbotsford, BC