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(Battle Creek, MI.) July 25, 2018 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel is excited to welcome the GRAMMY Awarding-winning Doobie Brothers, to the Event Center on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 9 p.m. The band’s rugged, real and authentic approach to rock and roll resonates with generations of fans.

The Doobie Brothers were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004, have won four GRAMMY® Awards and sold more than 48 million records worldwide (including three multi-platinum, seven platinum, and 14 gold albums). Their 1976 Best of the Doobies has sold more than 12 million copies, earning rare RIAA Diamond status. Their No. 1 gold-certified singles “Black Water” (1974) and “What a Fool Believes” (1979) lead a catalog of hits that includes “Listen to the Music,” “Jesus Is Just All Right,” “Rockin’ Down the Highway,” “Long Train Runnin’,” “China Grove,” “Take Me In Your Arms,” Takin’ It to the Streets,” “Minute by Minute,” “You Belong to Me,” and “The Doctor.” In all, The Doobies have tallied five Top 10 singles and 16 Top 40 hits.

“The Doobie Brothers high energy performance is reflective of a brand new band, not one that has been bringing the hits for parts of five decades,” stated Jim Wise FireKeepers VP of Marketing. Their dedication to excellence with every song they play makes this a very special show.

Lead singer Tom Johnston says it best.  “We’re basically an American band – we cover a lot of areas,” says Johnston. “We cover blues, R&B, country, bluegrass, and rock ‘n’ roll. It’s based on rhythms, rhythm structures, picking, and harmonies. That’s been the signature of the band.”

Tickets for The Doobie Brothers go on sale on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. Tickets for the show start at $49; purchases can be made at FireKeepersCasino.com or StarTickets.com. To avoid service charges, purchase your tickets at the box office located inside the FireKeepers Casino Hotel lobby.

FireKeepers upcoming entertainment lineup:

Reba – Aug.3
Vince Neil – Aug. 18
Dane Cook – Sept. 14
The Doobie Brothers – Oct. 13


FireKeepers Casino Hotel, located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI, has been named Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, plus earned 9 first place awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2015 Native Midwest category, including Best Overall Gaming Resort. FireKeepers was also selected one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. Our signature restaurant, Nibi, is a multiple recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The property features 2,900 slot machines, 70 table games, a live poker room and bingo room. FireKeepers offers a AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 243 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center, six distinctive dining destinations, and multiple lounges. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship a Symetra Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event.