Category: News

John McFee interviewed at Examiner.com

Doobie Brother John McFee was recently interviewed by Examiner.com. Read the full interview here.

Tom Johnston interview posted

Here’s a new interview with Doobie Brother Tom Johnston, where he discusses more details about the band’s upcoming release, Southbound.

Doobie Brothers to Be Inducted into Live-Entertainment Industry Organization’s Hall of Fame This Fall

The Doobie Brothers and their longtime manager, Bruce Cohn, will be among the luminaries who will be inducted into the Nashville-based International Entertainment Buyers Association’s Hall of Fame this year.  The honor recognizes people and organizations that have made important contributions to the live-entertainment industry.

The Doobies will be the first rock act ever to be welcomed into the IEBA’s Hall of Fame.  Previous honorees include Johnny CashGeorge JonesDick Clark and Lawrence Welk.

Read the full story on ABC News Radio: http://abcnewsradioonline.com/music-news/2014/7/3/doobie-brothers-to-be-inducted-into-live-entertainment-indus.html#ixzz36WRL7VK3

Rolling Stone: Doobie Brothers Help Zac Brown Band Bring ‘Funky Dixieland’ to Boston

Zac Brown Band kicked off a two-night stand at Boston’s Fenway Park last weekend by rolling out a few surprises, including a rare cover of the Doobie Brothers’ chart-topping classic, “Black Water” — performed with a little help from the Doobies themselves.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/doobie-brothers-help-zac-brown-band-bring-funky-dixieland-to-boston-20140630#ixzz36GAwbxpK

Video: Doobie Brothers perform “Black Water” with Zac Brown Band at Fenway Park

Pat Simmons, Tom Johnston, and John McFee of the Doobie Brothers joined the Zac Brown Band on stage last night at Fenway Park to perform “Black Water.” Read the story on Ultimate Classic Rock

Tom Johnston chats about new Doobie Brothers album with NewHampshire.com

Tom Johnston discusses more details about the Doobies’ upcoming release at NewHampshire.com. Read it here.

Australia / New Zealand Tour Photos Posted

The Doobies road crew (“Crewbies”) have posted some incredible photos from the Australia / New Zealand tour earlier this year. Among other highlights, the Doobies performed with the ever-amazing Elvis Costello and his phenomenal long-time drummer Pete Thomas in Queenstown, New Zealand. Diehard Doobies fans will recall that John McFee also played guitar and pedal steel on Costello’s debut album, My Aim Is True.

Check out the photos below, or on the Doobie Brothers official Flickr Photostream.

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The Doobie Brothers with Elvis Costello and Pete Thomas
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Thanks to Tyler Habrecht and Jeremy Denton for capturing all of these great moments!

Photos: The Doobies in Cincinnati on 6/22/14

Cincy Groove has posted a great set of photos from the Doobies’ show on Sunday at Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati, OH.

Photos: The Doobies in Chicago on 6/21/2014

Check out a photo gallery from last night’s show in Chicago, courtesy of K-Hits 104.3.

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.”

Continue reading at Chicagoist…