The Doobie Brothers to visit Canadian Tire Centre on Oct. 16

Four-time Grammy Award winners and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Doobie Brothers, have added a Canadian leg to their 50th Anniversary Tour which has had Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons and John McFee back on the road together for the first time in over 25 years. The tour will make ten stops across six provinces kicking off in Halifax, the band’s first time performing there in over 40 years, and will also feature a stop in Ottawa at Canadian Tire Centre on Monday, Oct. 16.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting or and will be available to the general public on Friday, March 17, at 10 a.m.

“Last year we got to play Toronto and London, Ont. and we’re excited to be able to make almost a dozen more stops in Canada in 2023,” said Tom Johnston.

Selling nearly 50 million albums worldwide, The Doobie Brothers have had five top-10 singles, 16 top-40 hits, three multi-platinum albums, seven 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.

*All dates, cities and venues below subject to change
Oct. 13 – Halifax, Scotiabank Centre
Oct. 14 – Moncton, N.B., Avenir Centre
Oct. 16 – Ottawa, Canadian Tire Centre
Oct. 17 – Oshawa, Ont., Tribute Communities Centre
Oct. 19 – St. Catharines, Ont., Meridian Centre
Oct. 23 – Winnipeg, Canada Life Centre
Oct. 24 – Edmonton, Rogers Place
Oct. 25 – Calgary, Scotiabank Saddledome
Oct. 27 – Kelowna, B.C., Prospera Place
Oct. 28 – Abbotsford, B.C., Abbotsford Centre

About The Doobie Brothers
For over five decades, The Doobie Brothers have been known for delivering mind-blowing, roots based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll – all of which recently culminated in an induction into the 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Boasting one of the most loyal fan bases in music, selling more than 48 million albums, and winning four Grammy Awards, 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 three multi-platinum, seven platinum, and 14 gold albums. Best of the Doobies has sold more than 12 million copies – a rare diamond record. In 2021, the band kicked off their 50th anniversary tour which reunited Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons, and John McFee on stage. Additionally, The Doobie Brothers released their autobiography, Long Train Runnin’ on July 26, 2022.

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