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Legendary band to perform July 17

By Catherine E. Porter
marketing and communication major ’16

ANGOLA, Ind. – Legendary music icons Three Dog Night will re-create their larger than life songs, customary impeccable harmonies and exciting arrangements at Trine University this summer. 

Three Dog Night, known for four decades of continuing popularity with songs such as “Mama Told Me (Not To Come),” “Joy to the World,” “Black and White,” “Shambala” and “One,” will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, July 17, at the T. Furth Center for Performing Arts, Ryan Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 17. Tickets are $50, $55 and $65. To get tickets, visit

Initially brought together in 1968, Three Dog Night is made up of founding members Cory Wells and Danny Hutton on lead vocals, original band mate Michael Allsup on guitar, Paul Kingery with bass and vocals and Pat Bautz on drums. Since 1986, they have performed over 2,300 shows including two Super Bowls. Career highlights include:

  • Twenty-one consecutive Top 40 hits
  • Three No. 1 singles
  • Eleven Top 10 hits and 18 straight Top 20 hits
  • Seven million-selling singles
  • Twelve straight Recording Industry Association of America Certified Gold LPs

Three Dog Night maintains an aggressive, year-round touring schedule of more than 70 dates a year. Their well-loved hits, plus some amazing new songs are enjoyed by audiences spanning generations.

Recently Three Dog Night added new songs to its arsenal with the release of its first double-A sided single in nearly 25 years. These new tracks, "Heart of Blues" and the a-cappella ballad "Prayer of the Children,” are available in an exclusive online release. For more information, visit Three Dog Night.

The T. Furth Center for Performing Arts is located at 500 W. Maumee St. For a complete list of concerts, including the Free Concert Series, visit