John Densmore to Perform ‘L.A. Woman’ at LA Philharmonic Gala

JOHN DENSMORE CONFIRMED AS SPECIAL GUEST AT THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC OPENING NIGHT CONCERT & GALA: CALIFORNIA SOUL AT WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL THE KICK OFF TO THE LA PHIL CENTENNIAL SEASON ALSO FEATURES CHRIS MARTIN, CORRINE BAILEY RAE, ELECTRIC VIOLINST TRACY SILVERMAN AND THE UNVEILING OF REFIK ANADOL’S WDCH DREAMS POST-CONCERT PARTY INCLUDES DJ JASON BENTLEY AND PINK MARTINI  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018, AT 7PM The 2018 LA Phil Read More …

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August 3 Marks the 50th Anniversary of “Hello, I Love You” Reaching #1

  “Hello, I Love You” became the band’s second #1 hit when it topped the Billboard singles chart for two weeks beginning on August 3, 1968. Exactly 50 years later, a new 7” version of the single with its original b-side “Love Street” is available now. This anniversary release features the rare mono radio mixes of the songs that were given exclusively to radio stations for airplay in 1968.  This version of “Hello, I Read More …

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LA celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Doors’ “Love Street” with a cultural first through Shazam

On July 22, 2018, the city of Los Angeles honored The Doors with the first ever cultural marker granted to a band or song with a pair of signs recognizing “Love Street.” Furthermore, Councilman David Ryu announced that the portion of Rothdell Trail that passes the house where Jim Morrison lived and wrote the poem that eventually became the song will be renamed Love Street. The Laurel Country Store will also Read More …

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The Doors to be honored at 2018 Love Street Festival in Los Angeles, CA on July 22, 2018

Now in its sixth year, the Love Street Festival will honor The Doors on the 50th Anniversary of the release of their Number One song “Love Street.” A dedication ceremony and special performances will take place on Sunday, July 22nd 2018 at 2100 Laurel Canyon Blvd, above and below the Canyon Country Store. The event is a fundraiser to preserve Laurel Canyon’s open space and wildlife corridor. Artists that helped define the Read More …

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“Waiting for the Sun” 50th Anniversary Edition Coming September 14

Pre-order your copy of Waiting for the Sun 50th Anniversary Edition here. Waiting for the Sun was originally released in August, 1968. It was the band’s third platinum album in less than two years, and the first to top the album chart. Since its debut, the album has sold millions of copies around the globe and contributed to the Doors’ legendary canon with classics like “The Unknown Soldier,” “Five To One” Read More …

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John Densmore and Robby Krieger on “The Big Interview”

Dan Rather sat down with Robby Krieger and John Densmore at the Whisky a Go Go to discuss everything from the music, to the activism, to how the world has changed since The Doors first debuted. It’s one of the most interesting and in-depth interviews the guys have ever done. The Doors episode airs March 20 at 9 P.M. ET/ 6 P.M. PT on AXS TV. Watch the season trailer Read More …

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Creative Writing Contest Winner!!

Congratulations to the creative writing contest winner, Isabelle Richardson! Isabelle’s short story, Lizard Tracks, may be viewed below. Thank you to all that participated in the contest by submitting writing or reciting poetry. There we many amazing submissions and we suggest you review them all! Poetry submissions may be viewed here, or by searching the #TheDoors50 of Instagram. The short story submissions may be viewed here. There were many submissions – stories Read More …

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The Doors celebrate “The Day Of The Doors” with the reveal of “Doors Junction”

In 2017, the city of Los Angeles declared January 4 “The Day of The Doors.” This year on The Day of The Doors, Encino city councilman declared the intersection of Densmore Avenue and Morrison Street in Encino “Doors Junction.” The council member appeared alongside John Densmore to mark the occasion with new street signs and a recital of Jim’s poetry by John. Mr. Koretz presented John with a certificate of Read More …

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Creative Writing Contest Submissions

Thank you to everyone that  participated in The Doors Creative Writing Contest! Poetry submissions may be viewed here, or by searching the #TheDoors50 of instagram. Below you may find the short story submissions! Please note, each story represents the opinion of the author and not the opinions of The Doors or The Doors team. Which one is your favorite? Inside The Head Of Mark Benek By: Giorgio M. WORDS SENTENCED TO TWO Read More …

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AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW THE DOORS: LIVE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 1970 on DVD+CD, BLU-RAY+CD! AVAILABLE WHERE EVER MUSIC IS SOLD FEBRUARY 23, 2018

The historic last concert ever filmed of The Doors is now available for the first time!  The concert was meticulously restored via the latest 21st century technology, color-corrected and visually upgrading the original footage.  The entire show, now presented in 5.1 Dolby Digital sound, was mixed from the original multi-track audio by longtime Doors engineer / mixer / co-producer Bruce Botnick. Filmed on August 30, 1970, 2 AM, in front of 600,000 people, Read More …

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