California rock legends, multi Grammy Award winners and Vocal Group Hall of Famers, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS, are coming to New Zealand next April, following a multi-city tour throughout Australia, including the much-loved Byron Bay Bluesfest.
This time around, the mighty DOOBIE BROTHERS will be takin’ it to the streets of Wellington, playing their own one-off show at the TSB Bank Arena on Thursday 20th April. Tickets are on sale today, Tuesday 29th November at 12 noon local time.
A global enduring favourite of the 1970’s, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS combine a touch of blues, and plenty of soul and rock ‘n roll to create their nostalgic Californian rock sound. Their celebrated back catalogue of music includes hits like ‘Listen To The Music’, ‘Long Train Runnin’, ‘What A Fool Believes’ and so many more.
THE DOOBIE BROTHERS’ legacy has been built not just on hit records, but also on an unrivalled commitment to musical integrity and a steadfast allegiance to their enthusiastic fan base. The band’s ability to evolve in a constantly changing industry and connections to generations of listening audiences is a testament to their craft. With founding members Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons, and 30 year-plus veteran John McFee, The Doobies will be performing as a seven-piece band including Bill Payne, Ed Toth, John Cowan and Marc Russo.
THE DOOBIE BROTHERS were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004, have won four Grammy Awards and sold more than 48 million records worldwide (including three multi-platinum, seven platinum and fourteen gold albums). Their 1976 Best of the Doobies has sold more than 12 million copies, earning rare RIAA Diamond status. Their No.1 gold certified singles ‘Black Water’ (1974) and ‘What A Fool Believes’ (1979) lead a catalogue of hits that includes ‘Listen To The Music’, ‘Jesus Is Just All Right’, ‘Rockin’ Down The Highway’, ‘Long Train Runnin’, ‘China Grove’, ‘Take Me In Your Arms’, ‘Takin’ It To The Streets’, ‘Minute By Minute’, ‘You Belong To Me’ and ‘The Doctor’. In all, The Doobies have tallied five Top 10 singles and sixteen Top 40 hits.
THE DOOBIE BROTHERS’ energetic and engaging live performances are renowned – fans should prepare for a potent rock ‘n’ roll musical ride as they are taken through the very best of a hit laden catalogue of songs. This is a show not to be missed.
TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY 29TH NOVEMBER, 12 NOON
THE DOOBIE BROTHERS
with Avalanche City
Thursday 20th April – TSB Bank Arena (All Ages) – WELLINGTON
www.ticketek.co.nz or 0800 TICKETEK (0800 842 538)
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