DUKE ENERGY CENTER FOR THE ARTS – MAHAFFEY THEATER
MAY 26 | 8 P.M.
– Interviews available upon request –
St. Petersburg, FL (May 4, 2023) – Original Members of The Doobie Brothers; Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons are currently accepting phone/zoom interview requests to talk about their upcoming appearance in St. Petersburg, The 50th Anniversary Tour, induction to The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Co-Authors of the best-seller, “Long Train Runnin’: Our Story Of The Doobie Brothers.” If you are interested in scheduling an interview leading up to the May 26th performance, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. We will be happy to assist with setting this up.
For over five decades, The Doobie Brothers have delivered mind-blowing, roots based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll – all of which culminated in an induction into the 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Selling more than 48 million albums, and winning four GRAMMY® Awards, The Doobie Brothers 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. Beginning with their multi-million-selling Toulouse Street, the Doobies have 3 multi-platinum, 7 platinum, and 14 Gold albums. In 2021, the band kicked off their 50th anniversary tour which reunited Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons, and John McFee.
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About the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater
The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, the world class Mahaffey Theater hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – pop, rock, comedy, theater, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions. Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums.
About Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts
Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts supports performing arts programming at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater. Our mission is to educate, engage and entertain everyone in our community through culturally diverse performances. We present inspiring arts education programs, community outreach initiatives, live mainstage performances and concerts, as well as special events for the enjoyment of the entire community.