Michael McDonald on tour this summer,

Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and five-time Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald is on tour throughout North America this summer. Confirmed dates include two nights at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl with Kenny Loggins and Christopher Cross as well as performances at New York’s South Street Seaport, Washington, DC’s Filene Center at Wolf Trap with Peter Cetera, St. Louis’ Loufest, the Cityfolk Festival in Ottawa and more. See below for a list of dates.

McDonald is on tour in the wake of his most recent release, Wide Open, out now via BMG. Featuring special guests including Warren Haynes, Robben Ford, Marcus Miller and Branford Marsalis, Wide Open is available on iTunes & Amazon. Follow Michael McDonald on Spotify and Apple Music.

McDonald celebrated the release of Wide Open, performing his single “Find It In Your Heart” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon;” watch/share the performance at http://bit.ly/2BHNGQ0. McDonald was also featured on CBS Sunday Morning” in the wake of the album’s release; watch/share the segment at http://cbsn.ws/2yTgJdN.

Wide Open follows a trio of albums of R&B and soul covers McDonald recorded for the fabled Motown label, the most recent being 2008’s Soul Speak. Wide Open is McDonald’s first album of original material in 17 years, comprised largely of material written over a number of years in-between projects and recorded in his Nashville studio with drummer Shannon Forrest (Faith Hill, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Toto) and an extensive cast of Nashville session musicians.

McDonald also recently collaborated with bassist Thundercat and Kenny Loggins on the hit single “Show You The Way” which the trio performed on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” as well. Watch/share the performance of the track from Thundercat’s critically acclaimed album Drunk at https://youtu.be/x8AgdI4eyFc.

With a career that encompasses five Grammys, numerous chart successes and personal and professional accolades, as well as collaborations with some of the world’s most prominent artists, Michael McDonald remains an enduring force in popular music. Hailing from St. Louis, McDonald arrived in Los Angeles in the early 1970s, honing his talents as a studio musician before becoming an integral part of Steely Dan. In the mid-’70s McDonald was invited to join the Doobie Brothers as the band redefined their sound with McDonald serving as singer, keyboardist and songwriter on such Top 40 singles as “Takin’ It To The Streets,” “It Keeps You Runnin’,” “Minute By Minute” and “What A Fool Believes.” Throughout the ’80s and ’90s McDonald’s solo career took off with a string of hits including “I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near),” “Sweet Freedom,” “On My Own” (with Patti LaBelle) and the Grammy-winning James Ingram duet “Yah Mo B There,” plus he co-wrote the Van Halen hit “I’ll Wait.” McDonald has performed with a who’s-who of critically acclaimed artists across a number of genres, including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Joni Mitchell, Vince Gill and Grizzly Bear.

MICHAEL MCDONALD LIVE
July 7
Indio, CA
Fantasy Springs Resort

July 8
Healdsburg, CA
Rodney Strong Vineyards

July 10
Sacramento, CA
Crest Theatre

July 13
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood Bowl*

July 14
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood Bowl*

July 15
Temecula, CA
Thornton Winery

July 17
Sandy, UT
Sandy City Amphitheater

July 19
Aspen, CO
Belly Up Aspen

July 20
Castle Rock, CO
Phillip S. Miller Amphitheater

July 22
Grand Prairie, TX
Verion Theatre at Grand Prairie

July 24
Chattanooga, TN
Walker Theatre

July 26
Rock Hill, SC
Old Town Amphitheater

July 27
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Botanical Garden

July 28
Robinsonville, MS
Gold Strike Casino Resort

August 9
Oshkosh, WI
Waterfest Concert Series, Leach Amphitheater

August 11
Arnolds Park, IA
Okoboji Blue Water Festival

August 12
Lawrence, KS
Lied Center

August 14
Louisville, KY
Iroquois Amphitheater

August 15
Detroit, MI
Motor City Casino Hotel

August 17
Maumee, OH
35th Northwest Ohio Rib-Off

August 21
New York, NY
Pier 17 at South Street Seaport

August 22
Vienna, VA
Filene Center at Wolf Trap†

August 24
Mount Pocono, PA
Mount Airy Casino Resort Summer Stage

September 9
St. Louis, MO
Loufest Music Festival

September 11
Knoxville, TN
Tennessee Theatre

September 12
Northfield, OH
Hard Rock Live

September 14
Toronto, ON
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

September 15
Ottawa, ON
CityFolk

September 17
Rutland, VT
The Paramount Theater

September 19
Derry, NH
Tupelo Music Hall

September 21
New Brunswick, NJ
State Theatre New Jersey

September 22
Boston, MA
Emerson Colonial Theatre

September 23
Huntington, NY
The Paramount

*with Kenny Loggins and Christopher Cross
†with Peter Cetera

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