St Augustine Amphitheatre | Augustine, Florida
Iconic country rock band the Doobie Brothers have extended their 2015 tour itinerary, which now includes a visit to St Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday 27th February 2015. They're one of the busiest bands around, and they've been in business for over 50 years! If you haven't caught any of their live shows, then drop everything now and grab yourself a ticket now.
Fifty years in business. 14 studio albums, 5 live albums and 9 compilation albums served. 40 million albums sold worldwide. That's the Doobie Brothers for you in a gist. Formed in 1970 in San Jose California, The Doobie Brothers have had their share of numerous band-member changes, including a 5-year break-up/hiatus in 1982. They re-grouped in 1987 and never stopped recording and playing live to this day. They recently released a new album titled "Southbound", and embarking on a nationwide tour.
The Doobie Brothers' current member line-up include:
Tom Johnston – guitars, keyboards, harmonica, vocals
Patrick Simmons – guitars, banjo, flute, vocals
John McFee – guitars, harmonica, dobro, pedal steel, violin, vocals
John Cowan – bass guitar, vocals
Guy Allison – keyboards, backing vocals
Marc Russo – saxophones
Ed Toth – drums
Tony Pia – drums, percussion
Their most eventful point in their career was 1978, with the release of their album "Minute by Minute". The album peaked at the top of several music charts for five weeks. The single "What A Fool Believes", recorded with Michael McDonald and co-written with Kenny Loggins, bagged a Grammy Award for Record of the Year. "Minute by Minute" album also won a a Grammy Award for Pop Vocal Performance by a Group and was nominated for Album of the Year."What a Fool Believes" and the title track were nominated for Grammys for Song of the Year, with "What a Fool Believes" winning the award.
Listen to this music…it's calling out to you to get a rockin' and reelin' great time. Don't miss the Doobie Brothers' concert for the world!