The Doobie Brothers announced additional dates for their 50th anniversary tour, which includes a stop in New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center in 2020.
Twenty-three additional dates were added in response to overwhelming fan response, including a show in New Orleans next fall on Oct. 15, 2020, according to a release.
Four-time Grammy Award winners and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons and John McFee will tour together for for the first time in nearly 25 years.
Tickets for The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. local time at LiveNation.com.
New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band will be supporting The Doobie Brothers as special guests on all tour dates.
“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,” Pat Simmons said in a release.
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.
Here’s the list of additional 2020 dates for The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour:
|Fri Jun 12||Jacksonville, FL||Daily’s Place|
|Sun Jul 05||Syracuse, NY||St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater|
|Sat Jul 18||London, ON||Budweiser Gardens|
|Tue Jul 21||Darien Center, NY||Darien Lake Amphitheater|
|Fri Jul 24||Gilford, NH||Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion|
|Wed Jul 29||Toledo, OH||The Zoo Amphitheater|
|Sat Aug 01||Grand Rapids, MI||Van Andel Arena|
|Thu Aug 06||Burgettstown, PA||KeyBank Pavilion|
|Sun Aug 09||Mt Pleasant, MI||Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort*|
|Wed Aug 12||Sioux City, IA||Tyson Center|
|Sat Aug 15||Kansas City, MO||Starlight Theatre|
|Fri Aug 28||St. Paul, MN||Minnesota State Fair*|
|Thu Sep 03||Boise, ID||Ford Amphitheatre|
|Sun Sep 06||Ridgefield, WA||Sunlight Supply Amphitheater|
|Tue Sep 08||Spokane, WA||Spokane Arena|
|Thu Sep 10||Wheatland, CA||Toyota Amphitheater|
|Sun Sep 13||Fresno, CA||Save Mart Center|
|Thu Sep 17||Chula Vista, CA||North Island Credit Union Amphitheater|
|Wed Oct 07||Albuquerque, NM||Isleta Amphitheater|
|Mon Oct 12||Little Rock, AR||Simmons Bank Arena|
|Wed Oct 14||Bossier City, LA||CenturyLink Center|
|Thu Oct 15||New Orleans, LA||Smoothie King Center|
|Sat Oct 17||Memphis, TN||FedExForum|
*not a Live Nation date