It looks like Michael McDonald is really enjoying being a Doobie Brother for the first time since the ‘90s, because the soft-rock outfit—less than a year after performing at the ol’ Gary—is bringing its ongoing 50th anniversary tour to Mahaffey Theater.
If you go, take a good listen to “What A Fool Believes,” and try to wrap your mind around why the track scares the hell out of Brian Wilson.
Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.