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.
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About Live Nation Las Vegas
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. Live Nation Las Vegas produces residency shows from Mariah Carey, Journey and Sting at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace; Lady Gaga, Aerosmith and Bruno Mars at Park Theater at Park MGM; Billy Idol at Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms; FOREIGNER, The Doobie Brothers, Chicago and ZZ TOP at The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas; and Scorpions, Kelly Clarkson, Shania Twain, Christina Aguilera and Gwen Stefani at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Live Nation Las Vegas also brings other world-famous artists to many of the city’s other premier concert venues including T-Mobile Arena, Mandalay Bay Events Center, MGM Grand Garden Arena, House of Blues, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, and more. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com. Find Live Nation Las Vegas on Facebook, Instagram and follow us on Twitter.
About The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas
The iconic Venetian Resort Las Vegas was designed for the discerning traveler craving a bespoke Las Vegas getaway. The destination-defining resort is comprised of three all-suite towers, boasting standard accommodations nearly double the size of the average on the Las Vegas Strip. Born of the same Italian spirit yet each offering a luxurious escape with its own distinct personality, The Venetian tower is revelatory and dynamic, The Palazzo tower is refined yet electrifying, and Venezia tower is a relaxing respite.
The resort experience is marked by a commitment to sophisticated play with world-class restaurants from celebrated chefs; a collective of intimate and elevated cocktail havens curated by the industry’s top talents; TAO Nightclub; Canyon Ranch spa + fitness; a five-acre pool and garden deck; a country club-meets-Vegas poolside experience at The Aquatic Club; an ever-evolving series of large-scale art installations; two casinos and poker room, and enviable retail options at Grand Canal Shoppes.
A premier events and conference center, the resort is also home to more than 2.25 million square feet of meeting and convention space, including The Venetian Resort Congress Center and famed Sands Expo & Convention Center.
For more information, visit venetian.com. The Venetian Resort Las Vegas is a property of the world’s pre-eminent developer and operator of world-class integrated resorts, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS).
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world’s largest audio entertainment company, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and advertising-supported audio products. With the recent addition of Pandora, the largest streaming music provider in the U.S., SiriusXM reaches more than 100 million people with its audio products. For more about the new SiriusXM, please go to: SiriusXM.com.