Doobie Brothers and Michael McDonald Announce 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour

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The Doobie Brothers are "Takin' it to the Streets" in 2020. The 2019 Rock Hall of Fame nominees have revealed that Michael McDonald will rejoin the band for a 50th anniversary tour next year.

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Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John McFee and McDonald will be the core group hitting the road in 2020 in honor of 50 years of the Doobie Brothers. The band made the big reveal during a show in Nashville, TN, this week at the legendary Ryman Auditorium where they performed classic albums Toulouse Street and The Captain and Me. They ended the show with a surprise appearance by McDonald, who joined the band for "Takin' it to the Streets."

The 50th anniversary tour kicks off June 9, 2020, in West Palm Beach, with shows scheduled through October 10, when the run winds up in Houston, TX. See the complete tour itinerary below.

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“We're truly excited about our 50th Anniversary Tour, as it's a celebration of the band’s entire history," Johnston said in a press statement. "We'll be performing songs from our full catalog, as well as new music.”

Tickets for the tour go on sale to the public on Friday, Dec. 6. Get more details here.

The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour 2020 dates:
June 9 -- Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach, FL
June 10 -- MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, FL
June 14 -- Ameris Bank Amphitheatre (Formerly Verizon Amphitheatre), Alpharetta, GA
June 17 -- Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN
June 19 -- PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC
June 20 -- Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek, Raleigh, NC
June 23 -- Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, VA
June 24 -- Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA
June 26 -- PPL Center, Allentown, PA
June 27 -- BB&T Pavilion, Camden, NJ
June 29 -- PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
June 30 -- Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY
July 2 -- Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT
July 3 -- Xfinity Center, Mansfield, MA
July 19 -- Budweiser Stage, Toronto, ON
July 22 -- Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
July 26 -- Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
July 30 -- Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville, IN
Aug. 2 -- DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI
Aug. 4 -- Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH
Aug. 8 -- Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago, Tinley Park, IL
Aug. 14 -- Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Aug. 30 -- Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
Sept. 2 -- USANA Amphitheatre, Salt Lake City, UT
Sept. 5 -- White River Amphitheatre. Seattle, WA
Sept. 12 -- Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
Sept. 18 -- The Forum, Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 3 -- Ak-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ
Oct. 9 -- Toyota Music Factory, Irving, TX
Oct. 10 -- The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston, TX

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