Doobie Brothers, Boston and Sarah McLachlan announced for summer concerts
Ryan Summerlin March 17, 2014
Harveys Lake Tahoe has announced three more artists for its annual outdoor summer concert series.
American rock bands Boston and the Doobie Brothers will co-headline an Aug. 3 show at the Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena, while singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan will perform at the venue Tuesday, June 24.
McLachlan has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, is an eight-time Juno Award winner and a three-time Grammy Award winner. McLachlan’s fifth album, “Surfacing,” contained two Grammy Award-winning tracks, “Building a Mystery” and “Last Dance.” McLachlan will release her latest album, “Shine On,” on May 6, according to an announcement from the casino. “In addition to her personal artistic efforts, she founded the Lilith Fair tour showcasing female musicians which raised over $7 million for local and national charities over its 3 years and in 2002 founded her non-profit organization the Sarah McLachlan School of Music,” according to the announcement.
Tickets for the Boston and Doobie Brothers show go on sale on the same websites at 10 a.m. Friday, March 14 and cost between $49.50 and $125.50.
“Tom Scholz’s band Boston embarks on a summer tour this June, following the successful release of their latest album, ‘Life, Love & Hope,’” according to the announcement. “Always a huge crowd pleaser with their high-energy stage show, out-of-this-world sound, and remarkable musicianship and singing, Boston will feature the personnel and music from their highly acclaimed 2012 tour with some exciting additions. The band prides itself on performing a totally live show without the use of prerecorded music or technical enhancements, delivering the exceptional sound that is faithful to their studio recordings.”
Boston’s 1976 self-ttiled debut album still ranks among the highest-selling debut LPs of all time. The album included the hits “More Than A Feeling,” “Let Me Take You Home Tonight” and “Smokin’.”
The Doobie Brothers have been in the music business for more than 40 years, with hits including “Jesus Is Just Alright,” “Rockin’ Down the Highway,” “China Grove,” “Long Train Running,” “Black Water,” “You Just Can’t Stop It,” “Music Man,” “Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me),” “I Cheat the Hangman,” “Takin’ It To The Streets” and “It Keeps You Running.”