Robby Krieger to Light Fire at Whisky: It’s been ten years since Ray Manzarek left this mortal realm, leaving us with two remaining Doors: John Densmore and Robby Krieger. So look, if you want to hear Doors songs performed by one of the originals, these three shows at the Whisky are one of the least remaining ways to go. If you attend the Monday show, celebrated Doors tribute Wild Child will be opening. Bonus feature!
We spoke to Krieger in 2018, when he told us that, “I kept getting calls to play Doors stuff, and then one time, my son Waylon said, ‘Hey, let me sit in on a couple of songs. He did, and then about a couple of weeks after that, we get a call. I think it was Dickey Betts who couldn’t play a show in Florida. They called us, I asked Waylon if he wanted to go and do this gig. It’s a whole set, not just a couple of songs. He wanted to try it. That was the reason I started doing it again, because my son Waylon started singing with us. That was really cool.”
“When we do The Doors, it’s pretty much The Doors,” he continued. “When I do the other stuff, though, we do a couple of Doors songs. It’s tough because people really want to see me do The Doors. Doing my jazz, they’re always calling out for Doors songs. It’s a good problem to have, I guess.”
Robby Krieger to Light Fire at Whisky: The event takes place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 1, Sunday, July 2 and Monday, July 3 at the Whisky A Go Go.
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