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The Doobie Brothers Reschedule 50th Anniversary Tour For 2021: See New Dates

To celebrate 50 years since the band’s formation, Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons and John McFee will reunite for a special North American tour next year.

A half century on, The Doobie Brothers are still smoking.

To celebrate 50 years since the band’s formation, founding members Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons and John McFee will reunite for a special North American tour in 2021 (the tour was originally set to happen in summer 2020, but has been rescheduled amid the coronavirus pandemic).

Now kicking off in July 2021, the run will mark the first time the foursome will tour together in nearly a quarter century.

“The Doobie Brothers regret to announce that their 50th Anniversary Tour has been rescheduled. This decision has been made with the health and safety of The Doobie Brothers’ fans, crew and local employees in mind,” read an official statement. “Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts, previously-announced dates Mount Pleasant, MI, Sioux City, IA, Boise, ID, Albuquerque, NM, Little Rock, AR, Bossier City, LA, and Memphis, TN have been cancelled.”


Furthermore, fans are encouraged to hold on to their tickets, which will be valid for new dates. If a refund is preferred, ticket holders will also receive an email about how to request one.

Simmons originally teased The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour trek during the band’s set in November 2019 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, part of a short outing that includes performances of its albums Toulouse Street and The Captain and Me.

After hitting “Takin’ It To the Streets,” the singer and guitarist told the audience, “that’s really good, maybe we should go on the road.” He wasn’t kidding.

The four-time Grammy winning band will now kick off the jaunt July 17, 2021 in West Palm Beach, FL, before hitting Nashville, Toronto, Denver, Seattle, Los Angeles and many more major cities.

See the full list of new dates below.

July 17                         West Palm Beach, FL              Coral Sky Amphitheatre
July 18                         Tampa, FL                                MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
July 21                         Jacksonville, FL                        Daily’s Place
July 23                         Alpharetta, GA                        Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
July 24                         Nashville, TN                           Bridgestone Arena
July 26                         Charlotte, NC                          PNC Music Pavilion
July 27                         Raleigh, NC                             Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
July 29                         Virginia Beach, VA                  Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheatre
July 30                         Bristow, VA                             Jiffy Lube Live
August 1                      Allentown, PA                         PPL Center
August 2                      Holmdel, NJ                             PNC Bank Arts Center
August 4                      Camden, NJ                             BB&T Pavilion
August 5                      Wantagh, NY                           Jones Beach Theater
August 7                      Darien, NY                               Darien Lake Amphitheatre
August 8                      Syracuse, NY                           St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
August 10                    Saratoga Springs, NY               Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 12                    Mansfield, MA                        Xfinity Center
August 14                    Gilford, NH                              Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
August 15                    Uncasville, CT                          Mohegan Sun
August 26                    London, ON                             Budweiser Gardens
August 27                    Toronto, ON                            Budweiser Stage
August 29                    Tinley Park, IL                          Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
August 31                    St. Paul, MN                            Minnesota State Fair
September 2               Clarkston, MI                          DTE Energy Music Theatre
September 4               Burgettstown, PA                    S&T Bank Music Park
September 5               Toledo, OH                              Toledo Zoo Amphitheatre
September 8               Cincinnati, OH                         Riverbend Music Center
September 9               Cuyahoga, OH                         Blossom Music Center
September 11             Noblesville, IN                         Ruoff Home Mortgage Center
September 12             Grand Rapids, MI                    Van Andel Arena
September 14             Kansas City, MO                      Starlight Theatre
September 15             St Louis, MO                            Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
September 27             Denver, CO                             Pepsi Center
September 29             Salt Lake City, UT                    USANA Amphitheatre
October 1                    Spokane, WA                           Spokane Arena
October 2                    Seattle, WA                             White River Amphitheatre
October 5                    Ridgefield, WA                        Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre
October 8                    Chula Vista, CA                        North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
October 9                    Los Angeles, CA                       The Forum
October 11                  Fresno, CA                               Save Mart Center
October 13                  Mountain View, CA                 Shoreline Amphitheatre
October 14                  Wheatland, CA                        Toyota Amphitheatre
October 16                  Phoenix, AZ                             Ak-Chin Pavilion
October 19                  Irving, TX                                 Toyota Music Factory
October 21                  Woodlands, TX                        Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
October 23                  New Orleans, LA                     Smoothie King Center