Doobie Brothers To Perform At Playing For Change Foundation Concert

Playing For Change, the multimedia company responsible for the popular ‘Songs Around The World’ video series, has announced it will host We Are One, a concert benefitting the Playing For Change Foundation and celebrating 10 years of positive change through music.

Official partners for the event include Los Angeles’ premier rock radio station 95.5 Klos, La Weekly, and Japan-based music app Nana. The concert will take place on Tuesday, October 3, at the historic Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles and feature performances from The Doobie Brothers members Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons, and John McFee; as well as Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett from Little Feat; The Playing For Change Band, that features 10 respected musicians from 10 different countries; world-renowned drummer James Gadson; The Ambassador of Soul, Ellis Hall; legendary harmonica player Lee Oskar; and more. Ticketing options include an exclusive VIP experience with a pre-show meet and greet reception with The Doobie Brothers and musicians,
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Journey And The Doobie Brothers Team Up For 2016 Tour

Journey and The Doobie Brothers are teaming up and hitting the road next May for their “San Francisco Fest 2016” tour. Journey And The Doobie Brothers Team Up For 2016 Tour The rockers, behind hits like “Don’t Stop Believin” and “Listen To The Music,” will kick things off May 12 at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, […]

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Doobie Brothers Drummer Michael Hossack Dies

Doobie Brothers drummer Michael Hossack died Monday at his home in Dubois, Wyoming. He was 65. The rock musician had battled cancer and was surrounded by his family at the time he succumbed, reports his local paper, the Lake County News. Born in Paterson, New Jersey, Hossack, who once had ambitions to become a law-enforcement officer, began playing the drums at age 12, according to the Doobie Brothers website. In a brief statement on the site, his bandmates said, "Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family and loved ones. We will miss him greatly." As People reported in 1979, The Doobies
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'American Idol' Contestant -- Doobie Bro Kid

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A contestant on this week’s " American Idol " is already raking in serious cash ... by taking over college house parties with her awesome band ... and there's a Doobie Brothers connection. Lara Johnston and her band Pinot have been making their way through the party circuit at USC -- playing all kinds of ragers ... at the bargain basement rate of $500-$1,000 a night. Fyi -- Johnston is the daughter of Doobie Brothers singer Tom Johnston ... and if she looks familiar,
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