The Doobie Brothers, Announced as Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Inductees
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 17, 2020) – Wednesday morning, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2020, which includes first-time nominees and Las Vegas headliners, The Doobie Brothers. Of the top five artists in fan voting, only The Doobie Brothers made the list of inductees. The class of 2020 will be enshrined in a ceremony/concert on Saturday, May 2, at Public Auditorium in Cleveland. For the first time, the ceremony will be broadcast live, on HBO, starting at 8 p.m. on May 2. Performances, special guests and induction week programs will be announced later.
In addition to joining the ranks of rock immortals as members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons and John McFee of The Doobie Brothers will perform their first Las Vegas residency, The Doobie Brothers Live in Las Vegas, presented by SiriusXM, at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas February 7, 8, 12, 14, 15, 19, 21 and 22.
Tickets starting at $49.95, plus applicable fees, are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com, Venetian.com, any box office at The Venetian Resort or by calling 702.414.9000 or 866.641.7469. All shows are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
The Doobie Brothers have been delivering mind-blowing, roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll for more than four decades, selling more than 48 million albums and winning four GRAMMY® Awards. Boasting one of the most loyal fan bases in music, The Doobie Brothers continue to write and record new material and tour the world. Their No. 1 singles “Black Water” and “What a Fool Believes," both gold, lead a catalog of indelible songs that include: “Listen to the Music,” “China Grove,” “Jesus Is Just All Right,” “Rockin’ Down the Highway,” “Long Train Runnin’,” “Take Me In Your Arms,” "Takin’ it to the Streets,” “Minute by Minute,” “You Belong to Me,” “The Doctor” and more. In all, the Doobies have tallied up five top 10 singles and 16 top 40 hits. Beginning with their multi-million-selling sophomore collection Toulouse Street, the Doobies have 3 multi-platinum, 7 platinum, and 14 Gold albums. Best of the Doobies has sold more than 12 million copies – a rare “diamond record.” The Doobie Brothers Live From The Beacon Theatre premiered on PBS stations in June 2019 and features two of the band's iconic albums, Toulouse Street and The Captain and Me. The PBS special includes several deep cuts and songs never-before performed live by the band such as "Mamaloi," "O'Connelly Corners," "Ukiah," "The Captain and Me," and a brand-new arrangement of "Listen to the Music" featuring horns. Both audio and video of the Beacon Theatre performance, The Doobie Brothers: Live From The Beacon Theatre, are available now in 2CD, 2CD/DVD, and Blu-ray versions. For more information and tour dates, please visit www.thedoobiebrothers.com.