Wednesday night, Lisa and I got a double dose of R&R. Rest & Relaxation in the form of good old Rock & Roll. We went to see The Doobie Brothers just 20 minutes away in Evansville IN at the Old National Events Plaza.
The Doobies were everything I had hoped and then some. The venue is just perfect for this kind of event. Not too big but not too small. We were on the 3rd row in the Orchestra Pit and it felt like we were part of an intimate jam session.
Back to the band. Original members, Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons and John McFee we’re as good as ever. Maybe better. When I saw Bill Payne on keyboards, it kinda blew my mind. Bill is from my favorite band in the world, Little Feat. He was amazing. Then I realized John Cowan from New Grass Revival was on bass and vocals. What a talent he is.
Anyway, we all need a little R&R now and then and when it’s mixed with classic Rock & Roll it’s even better. We’re lucky to have such a nice venue so close to home. Next, we’re gonna see Chicago!