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The Doobie Brothers stretching summer tour through November

6/26/2013

The Doobie Brothers have always been known as road dogs -- but their current summer tour is ending closer to Thanksgiving than Labor Day! The Doobies are out on the road having recently released their career-spanning documentary, called Let The Music Play - The Story Of The Doobie Brothers. The film, which chronicles the Doobies' long and storied history starting back in 1970 in Northern California, includes new and exclusive interviews with past and longtime bandmembers. The Doobies will next perform on Saturday (June 29th) in Atlantic City, New Jersey -- and as of now -- wraps up their dates for the year on November 7th in Winnie, Texas.

Michael McDonald, who sang and played keyboards in the Doobies from 1975 to 1982, told us that the band's current lineup, led by singer-guitarists Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons, is better than it's ever been: "The Doobies, as they are now -- y'know, they sound better than ever. I think it's probably the best incarnation of the group. One hit single, and I think everybody will realize they're just as good or better than ever. A lot of the stuff that Tommy and Pat have been writing is even better than the stuff that they had the huge hits with -- y'know, is, to me, every bit as powerful."

The Doobie Brothers tour dates (subject to change):

June 29 - Atlantic City, NJ - Caesars Circus Maximus Theatre
June 30 - Rutland, VT - Vermont State Fairgrounds
July 1 - Binghamton, NY - Anderson Center For The Performing Arts
July 3 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun
July 6 - Vienna, VA - Filene Center At Wolf Trap
July 7 - Jim Thorpe, PA - Penn's Peak
July 9 - Lewiston, NY Artpark
July 10 - Sylvania, OH - Centennial Terrace
July 12 - Cohasset, MA - South Shore Music Circus
July 13 - Hyannis, MA - Cape Cod Melody Tent
July 16 - Hampton Beach, NH - Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
July 17 - Newport, RI - Newport Yachting Center
July 19 - Patchogue, NY - Shorefront Park at the Great South Bay Music Festival
July 20 - Highmount, NY - Belleayre Ski Resort
July 21 - Chesterfield, VA - Pocahontes State Park
August 3 - Sheridan, WY - Trails End Concert Park
August 4 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre (with The Steve Miller Band)
August 5 - Sturgis, SD - Sturgis Rally at Sturgis Buffalo Chip
August 9 - Council Bluffs, IA - Harrah's Casino - Stir Concert Cove
August 10 - Williams Bay, WI - The Ferro Pavilion
August 29 - Milwaukee, WI - Harley Davidson Roadhouse
August 30 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 31 - Cincinnati, OH - Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
September 5 - Jacksonville, OR Britt Pavilion
September 6 - Portland, OR - Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre
September 7 - Tulalip, WA - Tulalip Amphitheatre (with America)
September 13 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery
September 14 - Paso Robles, CA Vina Robles Amphitheatre
September 21, 22 - Glen Ellen, CA - B.R. Cohn Winery
October 13 - Charleston, WV - Clay Center For The Arts & Sciences
November 7 - Winnie, TX - Nutty Jerry's Winnie Arena


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