Friday, February 5, 2016

The Monkees' 50th Anniversary Tour and new album

Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork will launch a Monkees 50th Anniversary Tour on May 18. The jaunt boasts nearly 50 North American dates through the end of the year including a homecoming gig at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles on September 16.
Meanwhile, The Monkees first new album in nearly 20 years, Good Times!, is due out June 10. It features songs written for the group by Rivers Cuomo, Ben Gibbard and Andy Partridge (XTC). It also contains songs by Harry Nilsson, Neil Diamond, Tork and Nesmith.  Monkees member Davy Jones, who died in 2012, appears posthumously. 
Tickets go on sale February 12 and all tickets purchased through Ticketmaster will come with a free digital download of the new album. 
Tour Dates:

18-Fort Myers, FL----Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
19-Melbourne, FL----King Center for the Performing Arts
20-Tampa, FL----Ruth Eckerd Hall
21-Atlanta, GA----Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater
24-Charlotte, NC----Blumenthal PAC - Belk Theater
26-Washington, DC----Warner Theatre
27-Boston, MA----The Wilbur Theatre
28-Philadelphia, PA----Keswick Theatre
29-Red Bank, NJ----Count Basie Theatre

1- New York, NY----The Town Hall
3- Toronto, ON----Casino Rama - Entertainment Centre
4- Windsor, ON----The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor
5- Cleveland, OH----Hard Rock Live Northfield Park
7- Fort Wayne, IN----Foellinger Theatre
10-Louisville, KY----Louisville Palace Theatre
11-Hammond, IN----The Venue At Horseshoe Casino
12-Indianapolis, IN----Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
14-Dayton, OH----Rose Music Center at The Heights
28-Dallas, TX----AT&T PAC – Winspear Opera House
30-Tulsa, OK----Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – The Joint

1- Mayetta, KS----Prairie Band Casino & Resort – Grand Lakes Ballroom
16-Hampton Beach, NH----Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
22-Hot Springs, AR----Oaklawn Racing and Gaming – Finish Line Theater

14-Tucson, AZ---- Fox Tucson Theatre
15-Phoenix, AZ----Mesa Arts Center – Ikeda Theater
16-Los Angeles, CA----Pantages Theatre
17-Las Vegas, NV----Primm Valley Casino Resorts – Star of the Desert Arena
20-San Francisco, CA----The Warfield
21-Modesto, CA----Gallo Center For The Arts
23-Lincoln City, OR----Chinook Winds Casino Resort
24-Lincoln City, O----Chinook Winds Casino Resort
25-Seattle, WA----The Moore Theatre

1- Biloxi, MS----Hard Rock Live Biloxi
22-Paso Robles, CA----Vina Robles Amphitheatre
29-Shippensburg, PA----Shippensburg University – H. Ric Luhrs PAC

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