Three Dog Night Concert History

Three Dog Night is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California best known for their music from 1968 to 1975, during which time they achieved twenty-one consecutive Billboard Top 40 Hits and 12 consecutive Gold Albums. Three Dog Night are still active in 2012, touring and recording 43 years after their first album was released. The first of the band's 7 million-selling singles was One in 1969. They scored three number one singles: Mama Told Me (Not to Come), Joy to the World and Black and White.

Date Concert Venue Location
Apr 28, 2023
Three Dog Night Macon City Auditorium Macon, Georgia, United States
Dec 11, 2022
Three Dog Night Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center The Villages, Florida, United States
Dec 09, 2022
Three Dog Night Van Wezel Perf. Arts Hall Sarasota, Florida, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Three Dog Night Sunrise Theatre Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Three Dog Night Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater, Florida, United States
Dec 01, 2022
Three Dog Night Saenger Theatre Pensacola, Florida, United States
Nov 17, 2022
Three Dog Night Prairie Band Casino & Resort Mayetta, Kansas, United States
Nov 06, 2022
Three Dog Night Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Chandler, Arizona, United States
Nov 03, 2022
Three Dog Night Golden State Theatre Monterey, California, United States
Nov 02, 2022
Three Dog Night Mary Stuart Rogers Theatre Modesto, California, United States
Oct 29, 2022
Three Dog Night Uptown Theatre Napa, California, United States
Oct 15, 2022
Three Dog Night The Vine Showroom Waterloo, New York, United States
Oct 14, 2022
Three Dog Night State Theatre New Jersey New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Oct 09, 2022
Three Dog Night The Palace Theatre Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 08, 2022
Three Dog Night The Lerner Elkhart, Indiana, United States
Oct 07, 2022
Three Dog Night The Venue At Horseshoe Casino Hammond, Indiana, United States
Oct 06, 2022
Three Dog Night stephens auditorium Ames, Iowa, United States
Sep 17, 2022
Three Dog Night Grand Opera House Galveston, Texas, United States
Sep 16, 2022
Three Dog Night Gruene Hall New Braunfels, Texas, United States
Sep 15, 2022
Three Dog Night
Gruene Hall New Braunfels, Texas, United States

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2023 1 concert
2022 63 concerts
2021 54 concerts
2020 15 concerts
2019 95 concerts
2018 101 concerts
2017 78 concerts
2016 68 concerts
2015 58 concerts
2014 32 concerts
2013 46 concerts
2012 54 concerts
2011 49 concerts
2010 64 concerts
2009 58 concerts
2008 63 concerts
2007 60 concerts
2006 46 concerts
2005 50 concerts
2004 4 concerts
2003 1 concert
2002 1 concert
2001 2 concerts
1999 2 concerts
1998 1 concert
1997 2 concerts
1996 1 concert
1995 1 concert
1994 3 concerts
1993 3 concerts
1992 3 concerts
1991 2 concerts
1990 3 concerts
1989 2 concerts
1988 4 concerts
1987 10 concerts
1986 8 concerts
1985 4 concerts
1984 7 concerts
1983 2 concerts
1982 4 concerts
1981 8 concerts
1976 3 concerts
1975 47 concerts
1974 18 concerts
1973 12 concerts
1972 16 concerts
1971 15 concerts
1970 28 concerts
1969 23 concerts
1968 14 concerts
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William Bill Herbig Oct 27, 2021

When did Three Dog Night perform in Anderson, Indiana? first concert with now wife of 47 years. It's not listed on concert archives.????

Bhaynie Dec 22, 2020

Three Dog Night/The Turtles appeared at Roberts Stadium Evansville, Indiana Sunday, November 23, 1969.

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Emchenry Jul 29, 2019

Does anyone remember 3 dog night performing at Butler Univ....Clowes Hall...Indianapolis in either 1969 or 1970?

Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)

What genre is Three Dog Night?

Three Dog Night merged several distinct sounds together to produce a unique blues-infused pop rock sound with hits like “One.” The band was also able to differentiate its sound and even integrated gospel hymns into their repertoire as is evidenced by their critically acclaimed cover of “Joy to the World.”

When did Three Dog Night start?

Three Dog Night formed in 1967 and was originally called “Redwood.” In 1968, the band formally changed its name to “Three Dog Night” and released their debut self-titled studio album on October 16, 1968. The album peaked at number 11 on the Billboard 200 chart in the US and produced three hit singles including “One,” which reached number five on the Hot 100 chart in 1969.

Where did Three Dog Night form?

Three Dog Night was formed in Los Angeles, California.

When did Three Dog Night break up and why?

Persistent band disagreements, as well as substance abuse among the members, led Joe Schermie, the bassist of Three Dog Night, to leave the band in 1973. In 1974, another two original members left to form a new band with more original band members leaving in 1975 and 1976.

While they were all replaced fairly quickly and the band continued creating new music, there were other difficulties. In addition to regularly churning members in and out from the band, Chuck Negron, one of the founding members was arrested for narcotics possession in 1975. Additionally, the band failed to promote 1975’s Coming Down Your Way or 1976’s American Pastime well enough to sell many units. As a result of these and other factors, Three Dog Night officially broke up on July 26, 1976 after a show at Los Angeles’s Greek Theater.

Five years later, all of the original members, except Schermie, reunited. Three Dog Night’s second iteration has lasted over 40 years.

How did Three Dog Night come up with its name?

Actress "Ajax Lady" (June Fairchild), is rumored to have come up with the band’s name. It is said that while dating founding member Danny Hutton, Ajax read an interesting article about Aboriginal Australians embracing wild dogs during cold nights to stay warm. In fact, “Three dog night,” is still used to describe a very cold evening. It’s rumored that Ajax Lady thought this name was fitting for the band and suggested it to Hutton who readily agreed.

However, others disagree with this account. For example, Van Dyke Parks, a former music arranger at Warner Bros Records states that he was the one who suggested the band’s name, noting that Ajax Jack didn’t even read about anthropology or know anything about Aboriginal Australians.

How many Top 10 hits did Three Dog Night have?

Three Dog Night released 11 Top 10 hits in the US:

  • "Mama Told Me (Not To Come)"
  • "Eli's Coming"
  • "One"
  • "Easy To Be Hard"
  • "Joy To The World"
  • "Liar"
  • "An Old Fashioned Love Song"
  • "Never Been To Spain"
  • "Black And White"
  • "Shambala"
  • "The Show Must Go On"

Of these hits, three would reach number one: “Mama Told Me,” “Joy to the World,” and “Black and White.”

How many original members of Three Dog Night still perform with the band?

Of the original members of the band, only one still performs with Three Dog Night: Danny Hutton.

What songs did Randy Newman write for Three Dog Night?

Randy Newman, an Academy Award-winning songwriter, composed "Mama Told Me (Not to Come)" for Three Dog Night.

Which members of Three Dog Night have passed away?

Three Dog Night first started in 1967 with many of its members born in the 1940s or ‘50s. As a result, several members have unfortunately passed away including:

  • Cory Well passed at age 74 of multiple myeloma, a blood cancer, on October 20, 2015.
  • Jimmy Greenspoon passed at age 67 from metastatic melanoma, a skin cancer, on March 11, 2015.
  • Joe Schermie, the original bass player of Three Dog Night, passed at age 56 from a heart attack on March 26, 2002, aged 56.

How many concerts has Three Dog Night had?

Three Dog Night has had 1,309 concerts.

When is the next Three Dog Night concert?

The next Three Dog Night concert is on October 06, 2022 at stephens auditorium in Ames, Iowa, United States.

When was the last Three Dog Night concert?

The last Three Dog Night concert was on September 17, 2022 at Grand Opera House in Galveston, Texas, United States.

What songs does Three Dog Night play live?

The songs that Three Dog Night performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the September 15, 2022 concert at Gruene Hall in New Braunfels, Texas, United States:

  1. Never Been to Spain