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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2018 Asbury Park Music & Film Festival Winners

The 2018 Asbury Park Music & Film Festival has announced the film submission award winners. The ceremony was held on Sunday, April 29 at the Asbury Hotel hosted by Shelli Sonstein, two-time Gracie Award winner, co-host of the Jim Kerr Rock and Roll Morning Show on Q104.3 and APMFF Board member. Read full list of winners at NewJerseyStage.com .

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Justin Kreutzmann to screen Doors, Grateful Dead docs at Asbury Park Music + Film Festival

In case you were wondering, Justin Kreutzmann, who is on the board of the Asbury Park Music + Film Festival, is, indeed, the son of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann. More importantly, though, for fans of the annual festival, he is an experienced filmmaker who will have two works showing at this year’s event (which takes place April 26-29 at various Asbury Park venues, with proceeds benefiting children via the Read More …

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The Doors: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970 (Relix, March 14, 2018)

Jim Morrison was still facing a possible three-year prison term stemming from trumped-up indecent exposure/profanity charges in Miami the preceding year when The Doors—who had multiple dates cancelled in the wake of the incident—took the stage at England’s Isle of Wight Festival at 2 a.m. in August of 1970. Morrison, by that time, was bearded and bloated and, with a sole red light illuminating the stage, he was no longer 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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