The Doobie Brothers bringing 50th anniversary tour to Bossier City in 2020

The Doobie Brothers announced additional dates for their 50th anniversary tour, which includes a stop in Bossier City at the CenturyLink Center in 2020.

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Twenty-three additional dates were added in response to overwhelming fan response, including a show in the Ark-La-Tex next fall on Oct. 14, 2020, according to a release. Folks near Little Rock can see them on Monday, October 12.

Four-time Grammy Award winners and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons and John McFee will tour together for for the first time in nearly 25 years.

Tickets for The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour in Bossier City will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. local time at LiveNation.com.

New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band will be supporting The Doobie Brothers as special guests on all tour dates.

“Next year our tour will include Tom, John, and myself, along with Michael McDonald, and the fans will have a chance to hear all our hits, as well as deep cuts, and new material. I know these will be very special performances,” Pat Simmons said in a release.

Selling nearly 50 million albums worldwide, The Doobie Brothers have had five top-10 singles, 16 top-40 hits, 3 multi-platinum albums, 7 platinum albums, 14 gold albums and own a rare diamond record for their 1976 album, “Best of the Doobies.” The Doobie Brothers’ collection of timeless hits will once again be played by the artists who wrote them, providing fans the rare opportunity to see these Rock and Roll legends performing their full catalog of songs on stage.

Fans who attend The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour can expect to hear a wide range of the band’s hit songs, including “Listen To The Music,” “Takin’ It To The Streets,” “Long Train Running,” “Black Water,” “What A Fool Believes,” “China Grove,” “Minute By Minute,” “It Keeps You Runnin’,” “Jesus Is Just Alright With Me” and many more.

 Here’s the list of additional 2020 dates for The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour:

DATE CITY VENUE
Fri Jun 12 Jacksonville, FL Daily’s Place
Sun Jul 05 Syracuse, NY St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater
Sat Jul 18 London, ON Budweiser Gardens
Tue Jul 21 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Amphitheater
Fri Jul 24 Gilford, NH Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Wed Jul 29 Toledo, OH The Zoo Amphitheater
Sat Aug 01 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
Thu Aug 06 Burgettstown, PA KeyBank Pavilion
Sun Aug 09 Mt Pleasant, MI Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort*
Wed Aug 12 Sioux City, IA Tyson Center
Sat Aug 15 Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre
Fri Aug 28 St. Paul, MN Minnesota State Fair*
Thu Sep 03 Boise, ID Ford Amphitheatre
Sun Sep 06 Ridgefield, WA Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
Tue Sep 08 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
Thu Sep 10 Wheatland, CA Toyota Amphitheater
Sun Sep 13 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
Thu Sep 17 Chula Vista, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheater
Wed Oct 07 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater
Mon Oct 12 Little Rock, AR Simmons Bank Arena
Wed Oct 14 Bossier City, LA CenturyLink Center
Thu Oct 15 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
Sat Oct 17 Memphis, TN FedExForum

*not a Live Nation date