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The Doobie Brothers and Michael McDonald are reuniting for a 50th anniversary tour.

The 30-date tour kicks off June 9 in West Palm Beach, Fla. and wraps October 10 in Houston, Texas. It also marks the first time in 25 years McDonald will tour with his Doobie Brother bandmates Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons and John McFee. (See full list of tour dates below.)

Tickets for the 50th anniversary tour go on sale to the general public starting Friday, December 6, at 10 AM local time at

This news comes the same year the Doobie Brothers received their first nomination in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band is currently in third in the Rock Hall Fan Vote behind the Dave Matthews Band and Pat Benatar.

The Rock Hall fan vote lasts through January 10, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST. The top five artists from the fan vote will make up the “fans’ ballot” and be counted among the other ballots from the Rock Hall voting committee. Fans can vote for artists in three different ways:

-By searching “Vote Rock Hall 2020” or any nominee name plus “vote” on Google to cast a vote
-By voting at
-By voting in person at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland

Doobie Brothers – 50th Anniversary Tour Dates

6/09 – West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheatre
6/10 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
6/14 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre (Formerly Verizon Amphitheatre)
6/17 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
6/19 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
6/20 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
6/23 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
6/24 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
6/26 – Allentown, PA – PPL Center
6/27 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
6/29 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
6/30 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
7/02 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
7/03 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
7/19 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
7/22 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
7/26 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/30 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
8/02 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/04 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
8/08 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago
8/14 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis
8/30 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
9/02 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
9/05 – Seattle, WA – White River Amphitheatre
9/12 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
9/18 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
10/03 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
10/09 – Irving, TX – Toyota Music Factory
10/10 – Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion


2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.