Lounge Doctors

Lounge Doctors is a Jazz-Rock band featuring Michael Pelz-Sherman on piano and Hal Goodtree on guitar.

Upcoming Shows

July 9, 2021

Private Party, Van Alen Rooftop
Durham NC

August 28, 2021

Lazy Daze After Party, Crosstown Pub Cary, NC

Lounge Doctors at American Tobacco. Light My Fire / The Doors. Ed Butler on drums.
COVID Livestream, May 2020. Machine / Imagine Dragons
COVID studio work. Feelin’ Alright / Dave Mason


Michael Pelz-Sherman has a PhD in Music from the University of California. In his 40 years in music, Michael has played in dozens of bands across the Triangle and the U.S.

Two-time Emmy® winner Hal Goodtree had his first musical gig at the age of 15. In addition to performing, Hal is a veteran music producer.

Lounge Doctors plays with a variety of talented drummers including Lars Hartmann, Robert Jackson, Ed Butler and Kyle Duppstadt.

Hal and Michael first played together in the legendary Triangle band A Fifth of Blues. They formed Lounge Doctors in 2014

Lounge Doctors Originals

Mike and Hal have been writing and recording together since the Fifth of Blues days.

More from the Doctors

with Lars Hartmann on drums

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