Robby Krieger

Alt Text

Welcome to the Official site of Robby Krieger. Click the below links or scroll down to see Robby’s Biography, view Concert Dates and read the latest updates from Robby’s Facebook.


Biography

Concert Dates

Latest News




Alt Text

Robert Alan Krieger, born January 8, 1946, in Los Angeles, is a musical performer and The Doors guitarist. He attended UCLA. “The first music I heard that I liked was Peter and the Wolf. I accidentally sat and broke the record (I was about seven). Then I listened to rock ‘n’ roll – I listened to the radio a lot – Fats Domino, Elvis, The Platters.

“I started surfing at fourteen. There was lots of classical music in my house. My father liked march music. There was a piano at home. I studied trumpet at ten, but nothing came of it. Then I started playing blues on the piano?no lessons though. When I was seventeen, I started playing guitar. I used my friend’s guitar. I didn’t get my own until I was eighteen. It was a Mexican flamenco guitar. I took flamenco lessons for a few months. I switched around from folk to flamenco to blues to rock ‘n’ roll.

“Records got me into the blues. Some of the newer rock ‘n’ roll, such as the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. If it hadn’t been for Butterfield going electric, I probably wouldn’t have gone rock ‘n’ roll.

I didn’t plan on rock ‘n’ roll. I wanted to learn jazz; I got to know some people doing rock ‘n’ roll with jazz, and I thought I could make money playing music. In rock ‘n’ roll you can realize anything that you can in jazz or anything. There’s no limitation other than the beat. You have more freedom than you do in anything except jazz – which is dying – as far as making any money is concerned.

“In The Doors we have both musicians and poets, and both know of each other’s art, so we can effect a synthesis. In the case of Tim Buckley or Dylan you have one man’s ideas. Most groups today aren’t groups. In a true group all the members create the arrangements among themselves.”



Alt Text

New East Coast Dates Added!

  • April 26, 2016
    New York, NY
    City Winery
    Tickets
  • April 27, 2016
    Montclair, NJ
    Welmont Theater
    Tickets
  • April 29, 2016
    Huntington, NY
    The Paramount
    Tickets
  • April 30, 2016
    Leesburg, VA
    Tally Ho
    Tickets
  • May 2, 2016
    Annapolis, MD
    Rams Head
    Tickets
  • May 3, 2016
    Alexandria, VA
    The Birchmere
    Tickets
  • May 4, 2016
    New Brunswick, NJ
    State Theatre
    Tickets
  • May 6, 2016
    Plymouth, NH
    Flying Monkey
    Tickets
  • May 7, 2016
    Beverly, MA
    Cabot Theatre
    Tickets
  • June 3, 2016
    Chicago, IL
    City Winery
    Tickets
  • June 6, 2016
    Nashville, TN
    City Winery
    Tickets
  • June 9, 2016
    Atlanta, GA
    City Winery
    Tickets
  • June 11, 2016
    Austin, TX
    Rot Rally
    Tickets
  • July 23, 2016
    Las Vegas, NV
    Fremont Street
    Free Show!


Alt Text

Robby Krieger added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Bjørn Hesvik, Eduardo Lopez Gonzalez and 313 others like this

View previous comments

Ron NicholsSharonville yes! What a birthday present. Can't wait to see you and the crew Robbie!!! Mucho Gracias mi Amigo!

1 day ago
Avatar

Nick S HennesseyArizona show ?? Would love to see you here !!

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Jayson Matthew Shane MaherPlease come back to Vancouver, BC.

4 days ago
Avatar

Ron KlattCool painting from Robby 👍 R.K ROCKS & The Doors are the BEST! 👍👍👍👍

3 days ago
Avatar

John LaVelleWill be there June 3rd!

4 days ago
Avatar

Rado MarWhat about EUROPE TOURE... we love u here as well...

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Robert OleskiHope you're coming to Florida come on now Light My Fire

4 days ago
Avatar

Isabelle MarcellyDo you think you will come back to Europe someday?

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Mitchel RobbinsAre you coming to Philadelphia in the near future?

4 days ago
Avatar

Gordon YatesPlease come back to denver colorado please, we love you here!!

4 days ago
Avatar

Felix PeñaCounting down the days until Austin Tx

4 days ago
Avatar

Scott IrelandWish he would come to burque.

4 days ago
Avatar

Jehangir KhanNabeel Khan think we might be able to catch this

4 days ago
Avatar

Ash BriggsDamn Robby, how can you play Houston and Austin snd pass on Dallas? We love you in Dallas.

4 days ago
Avatar

George J. DeFuriaRobby head back east soon

4 days ago
Avatar

Charlie ChadbourneGo if you get the chance. Great show!

3 days ago
Avatar

Roy CopelandNo Detroit : /

4 days ago
Avatar

Gix MusellaMaronn queste locandine sono terribili

3 days ago
Avatar

Jean-François CharetteCome tout Montréal Canada

3 days ago
Avatar

Nick HendriksCome to europe

4 days ago
Avatar

Imelda BogaardParis!!! 3/7........ Tnx

4 days ago
Avatar

Solomán MedinaMr Robby come to Bogotá. Colombia

4 days ago
Avatar

Antonio Ezequiel MartinezPlease Robby! Come back to Argentina!

4 days ago
Avatar

Nosnhoj M. SamohtPA Robbie!! Please!!!!

3 days ago
Avatar

Ian MurdenPlease, please come to the UK.

3 days ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

We lost Ray 3 years ago today. ... See MoreSee Less

We lost Ray 3 years ago today.

Ranjani Gunasekara, Jose Emmanuel Vera and 6344 others like this

View previous comments

Andrew WoodruffRobby, I saw you and Ray perform at the Keswick Theater in Glenside pa about 6 years back. You went into a slow jam to the point Ray faded out. Then Ray just sat there watching you in total awe and amazement. It was that moment in time I could clearly see how much Ray truly appreciated you. Good times, Rest in peace Ray.

4 days ago   ·  61
Avatar

Rhiannon MarshallLast time I was in the US, in 2010, I was fortunate enough to see Ray live. It was a love of The Doors that made me want to go to the US in the first place and to see even one of the band members in person, having been born 9 years after Jim left us, that felt like a real privilege. Ray was a man of great intellect and talent and the world is a lesser place without him.

4 days ago   ·  32
Avatar

Adrienne GuckenbergerI met John Densmore at a book signing in Portland, OR the night Ray died. Don't know what time it was in Germany then? It was around 3 pm here. Anyone know? Anyway, it was surreal meeting my first member of The Doors and then finding out the next day Ray died. It would be even crazier if I'd met John right when Ray died. Such a force, such a talent, such a fascinating person. I thought I'd at least get to meet him, just once. Miss you Ray. ❤️✨🎤

4 days ago   ·  15

2 Replies

Avatar

Joe AnsalvishBoth of you guys awesome talent. Ray is dearly missed. I'm glad to have been on stage with you and it would have been great to shared the stage with Ray as well. It's a memory that I'll always cherish. Rock On and god bless Ray.

4 days ago   ·  5
Avatar

John CopenhaverDefinitely missing Ray. I was lucky enough to see Ray and Robby play in Council Bluffs ,IA (Horseshoe Casino). 7 or 8 years ago and then I just saw Robby at the same place a couple of months ago. What a treasure !!! Great experience. Robby is doing a wonderful job solo as well.Rock on.This is as good as it gets.

3 days ago
Avatar

George J. DeFuriaWe miss you Ray, saw you guys about 10 yrs, ago just an outstanding show, Ray truly loved the fans, you could feel it in his banter with us, we love you Ray, R.I.P

4 days ago   ·  3
Avatar

Gavin SavageSo privileged to have been on stage with both Ray and robby in Birmingham England for light my fire and got to shake Ray's hand at the end , absolutely amazing ! What a guy💫

4 days ago   ·  3
Avatar

Jeff SchnarrA sad day indeed, but I had the honor of meeting him years ago. Great guy and very talented performer.RIP Ray

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Kyle MoldenhauerFound out at work. Spent the evening walking my dog w pint of whiskey in the rain. Forever a rider on the storm. Forever riders on the storm you all are. Grateful I was able to see you two play in Chicago years ago.

4 days ago   ·  4
Avatar

Dave ChurryThe Golden Scarab is my number one stuck-on-a-desert-island albums. Ray's musical sound has been a great influence to me. His passing is the only time I cried at the loss of someone famous.

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Mark PerroneWhat a loss that was .... big impact on me I began listening to the doors and playing drums when was 8. Ray's death really affected me. Glad you two stayed tight.

4 days ago   ·  2
Avatar

Roberto MunozCan't believe it's already been 3 years!

4 days ago   ·  12

1 Reply

Avatar

Lana DaviesIm so glad that 21st century doors played here in Wembley uk , im so glad i got to see Ray and Robbie play live , it was brilliant , they have all kept The Doors and Jims memory alive , thank you xx

3 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Jonathon NorthIt was a real honnor meet Ray 08/13/10 such a amazing guy very loving and caring to his fans 😪✌❤ wish I could meet you Robby but it's ok but thank you Ray and Robby for the amazing concert! 🌻✌❤

4 days ago   ·  5

8 Replies

Avatar

Mano LujanVery lucky to meet him on a few occasions. The last time was about 7 years ago at the Marukai market. He was with his wife and we were standing in line at the food court together and talked while we waited. Ray would always talk to you like a regular guy. He is missed.

4 days ago   ·  5
Avatar

Ron LaFreniereRay was the Doors as Jim said. I saw you both at the Harley Davidson 100 year party at Fontana Speedway. Thanks for all the Great riffs, Robby! I Loved Ray!

3 days ago
Avatar

James LaPazAnd we miss him every day. My brother and I had the pleasure of hearing both of you play in Milwaukee several years ago and meeting you after.

4 days ago
Avatar

Eric G LunneborgR.I.P. the world lost a keyboard legend that day. Thanks for posting. Oddly enough I forgot he passed on this day, but this certainly explains why I've been listening to my Doors LPs back to back lately.

4 days ago
Avatar

Dave CostelloI'll never forget the day I got to meet Ray and Robbie. And they graciously signed my Jim photo. Thanks, guys.

4 days ago   ·  4
Avatar

Francisco RamirezOhhhhhhh man! I remember when I got the news! I was at work and listening to the radio I heard of his passing! It felt like someone took a piece of my chest and left it empty! It felt like I lost a family member! That was a sad day indeed! But his memory will live in our hearts forever man! WE LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU RAY! GOD BLESS!

4 days ago
Avatar

Donald RofulowitzRIP Ray, you are missed !!! Thank God for Ray Manzarek and The Vox Continental Organ, they both gave us some of the best music ever !!!!!! :)

4 days ago   ·  2
Avatar

Dale JamesI wish I had of Seen you guys long ago!! My older brother had that pleasure back in 72!!! RIP Ray!!!

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Christophe On te Latte3 years @_@ man i thought it was Just a month ago. ..Jim and ray 😢

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Francisco RamirezYou to Robby! We love you man and wish you well! Please keep on playing man, keep their memory alive! (Jim and Ray) LONG LIVE THE DOORS!!!

4 days ago
Avatar

Lucas BrancoRip Jim and Ray hope You are in a better place now

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Robby Krieger added 2 new photos.

Especially for Throwback Thursday.. from The Magic Bag in Detroit. Taken in April of 2001
... See MoreSee Less

Especially for Throwback Thursday.. from The Magic Bag in Detroit. Taken in April of 2001

Pietro Martini, Komunitas JeDe and 99 others like this

Joey BrizA crazy Spaniard flying from Mexico will be seeing you in Nashville!! Yeah!!

5 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Dave RosbergPLEASE come to Denver!

5 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Matt KehrSaw you there in '13

5 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Katie WallerOnly the Best!

3 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Robby Krieger shared The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Our friend Gary A. Schneider found this great picture. It is from a concert at the Valley Music Theater in Woodland Hills, CA on Feb. 22 1967. The band playing is The Doors. What makes this one so ...

Robert Moore, Pietro Martini and 1548 others like this

View previous comments

Jill JarrettThis is the place where I saw the Doors perform live. My daddy helped build the Valley Music Theater and he was the electrician who installed the lights that the Doors are playing under 😊 great memories ❤

1 week ago   ·  8
Avatar

Marc HuzanskyThat Fender amp is huge. I wonder which one it is.

1 week ago   ·  1
Avatar

Dom PorThis one confuses me for a second until I read the post. Very cool!

1 week ago
Avatar

David WeaverJims pants were always too short.

1 week ago
Avatar

Martin BermudezHow I wished I was born during this time. When music was great music.

1 week ago   ·  1
Avatar

Marcelo CostaEvery picture retrieved from the 1960's is very precious for those who love that time. I'm glad to see something new about the Doors.

1 week ago
Avatar

Jim TomatosThis is a great photo..very cool..(km rock star Yang sangat beda dengan Yang lainnya..kereeeeenn abisds)

1 week ago
Avatar

Warren Jeffrey MotterI had similar pants way back then :)

1 week ago
Avatar

Tres FowlerSo there's something happening here and what it is ain't exactly clear?

1 week ago
Avatar

Joe TreffilettiI noticed John is using Buffalo Springfield's drum set

1 week ago
Avatar

Joe TreffilettiThis is a great photo

1 week ago
Avatar

Josh BrownStrange line-up for Buffalo Springfield.

1 week ago
Avatar

Roberta Boosvery vintage cool.

1 week ago
Avatar

Richard ShapiroVery cool!

1 week ago
Avatar

Band Rock Pop BandGotta love them mods looking! Thank u mr krieger! !

1 week ago
Avatar

Raúl GodínezBuena foto!!

1 week ago
Avatar

Roger MayorgaExcelente foto guauuu..

1 week ago
Avatar

Danilo'MrMovemen Tfalcioniper me i doors ci sono stati una volta sola....

1 week ago
Avatar

Redds BarronzCool pic Dig it

1 week ago
Avatar

Roberto SobrinoNice pic

1 week ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Robby Krieger shared The Medlock Krieger Celebrity Golf Invitational's post.

This will be epic. Buy your tickets early. Its sure to sell out. In past years I have been joined on stage by Alice Cooper, Tommy Thayers, Alex Lifeson, Danny Serafine, Sebastian Bach and more.
... See MoreSee Less

SAVE THE DATE - Aug 28 & 29, 2016

Andrea Bosco, Maria Palatini and 12 others like this

Juanita GarciaAlex Lifeson? I bet that was awesome. :)

1 week ago   ·  1
Avatar

Comment on Facebook