This should be a pretty good show, although it's hard to imagine the Doobies singing Michael McDonald songs without Michael McDonald, but I'll give it a shot.
Also the episode of "What's Happening" featuring the Doobies (Rerun is forced to bootleg the Doobies Concert) was on not to long ago, which must be a sign of...something.
From the digital desk of the Akron Civic Theatre
Rock Legends The Doobie Brothers
to Perform at The Akron Civic Theatre
Tickets go on sale February 14th at 10am.
Akron, OH – A touch of blues, plus a lot of soul and rock and roll equal the sound of California rock band The Doobie Brothers, who’ll be takin’ it to the streets in Akron, OH at the Akron Civic Theatre on March 29, 2014 at 8:00 P.M.
Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, February 14th at 10:00 A.M. Ticket prices are $71, $57, $47 and $37 and can be purchased at the Akron Civic box office, by phone at 330-253-2488, www.akroncivic.com and www.ticketmaster.com.
As one of the most popular California pop/rock bands of the ’70s, The Doobie Brothers evolved from a mellow, post-hippie boogie band to a slick, soul-inflected pop outfit by the end of the decade. Extolling smart pop hooks and warm, soulful vocals, along the way, the group racked up a string of gold and platinum albums, along with a number of radio hits like Listen to the Music, Black Water, Takin’ It To The Streets and China Grove, lacing their country-rock stylings with an enjoyable dash of funk.
With founding members Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons, and 30 year-plus veteran John McFee, the Doobies will be performing as an eight-piece band including (band members).
There’s no disputing the unparalleled legacy of The Doobie Brothers. This show is not to be missed.