“The songs were immaculate and precise.” *****

David Allen

“Miami Jim is back, wow that really was an experience !” *****

Kris Powers

“An amazing and authentic reproduction with a few Jim’s antics thrown in made for n extremely entertaining tribute to the Doors.” *****

Julie Mathers


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Unlocking The Doors set out to capture the Shamanistic presence of Jim Morrison, the hypnotic bass lines and swirling keys of Ray Manzarek, Robbie Krieger’s legato blues inspired guitar modality and John Densmore eclectic fusion of Jazz, Rock and Latin drum beats for the ultimate Doors experience. Unlocking the Doors are four Wollongong based musicians dedicated to capturing the magic of the live performance and sound that was unmistakably The Doors. Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin…….

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Sandy (Ray)


Mick (Robbie)


Richie (Jim)


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– Jim Morrison

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  • 11 hours ago

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    Better times are ahead but let's never forget the good times we've had!
    A great album, the sweetest bunch of musicians & a century of laughs!
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    2 weeks ago

    Unlocking The DOORS

    Brian Lizotte of Lizotte's Newcastle is one of the most incredible people in the music industry. A kind, generous & caring gentleman who has a "million & one" stories about his time in the bizz!
    We always know at Lizotte's we'll be spoilt with old school hospitality, a fantastic meal, loads of interesting yarns & laughs plus amazing sound & production.
    Check out this article on Brian's life up to now & during these trying times.

    To Soozz, Sid, Brian & the whole crew, we hope you're staying safe & we'll laugh again soon on the other side 😉
    See ya hopefully 11th September 2020🤞
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