Pat Simmons Interview in Chicagoist
The Doobie Brothers will play Montrose Beach Saturday night. We caught up with founding member, guitarist, singer and songwriter Patrick Simmons earlier this afternoon to discuss the tour, the band’s mark on American culture and what’s next for the act.
Simmons said the Doobie Brothers will be performing about 80 shows this year all over the globe.
“Normally we do about 100,” he said. “We’re cutting back a little bit to spend some time with our families and such. We’ve been doing this a long time, so we just think we deserve a few weeks off here and there.”