THREE UK SOLO SHOWS
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One of the world’s most distinctive singing voices, Michael McDonald, five-time Grammy Award winner and formerly of The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan and a member of supergroup the Dukes of September – is proud to announce his first UK solo shows in eight years with three dates in March 2018 – which takes in Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on March 15th.
Tickets go on sale: 9.00am – Friday 10th November
Michael McDonald, who tours extensively as a solo artist in the US, recently released his first new album ‘Wide Open’ in nine years, and his first set of original material in 17 years. The album finds him collaborating with a number of special guests including saxophonist Branford Marsalis, guitarist-singer Warren Haynes (Allman Brothers Band, Gov’t Mule), guitarist Robben Ford, bassist Marcus Miller, Amy Holland and David Paich, to name a few…
“Returning to the U.K. and E.U. is long overdue. I really look forward to reconnecting with fans and the opportunity to perform music from my new album and classic hits.” Said Michael McDonald
TOUR DATES – MARCH 2018
March 12 – Manchester O2 Apollo
March 13 – Birmingham Symphony Hall
March 15 – Hammersmith Eventim Apollo
Ticket prices are as follows:
Manchester and Birmingham – £46 and £40
London: £52 and £45.
Tickets are available from www.ticketline.co.uk / 0844 888 9991 or from the venues direct
Earlier this year, Michael McDonald performed a duet with Solange Knowles at the Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival. He also sung with Kenny Loggins on the track “Show You the Way” on singer-producer Thundercat’s “Drunk” album, and also performed the song, as a surprise guest with Thundercat at Coachella.
Notes To Editors
Michael McDonald, received earlier this year, from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) – a special Gold & Platinum Award celebrating more than 26 million RIAA album and song certifications during his illustrious career.
He received his 13th Grammy nomination for ‘Motown’ , a platinum-selling album tribute to the greatest all soul labels.
In July 2016, Michael McDonald received the prestigious award of being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.