by Old Songs New Songs Remix on July 10, 2013

monkees tour 2013 THE MONKEES TOUR DATESRehearsals for the upcoming “A Midsummer’s Night with The Monkees”-Tour are said to be going very well. The tour opens on Monday and tickets are now available for the following dates:

MON July 15, 2013 The Capitol Theatre – Port Chester, NY

TUES July 16, 2013 Citi Performing Arts Center – Boston, MA

WED July 17, 2013 Count Basie Theatre – Red Bank, NJ

FRI July 19, 2013 NYCB Theatre At Westbury – Westbury, NY

SAT July 20, 2013 The Mann Music Theatre – Philadelphia, PA

SUN July 21, 2013 The Warner Theatre – Washington, DC

TUES July 23, 2013 Memorial Auditorium – Raleigh, NC

WED July 24, 2013 Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN

FRI July 26, 2013 St. Augustine Amphitheatre – St. Augustine, FL

SAT July 27, 2013 Mizner Park Amphitheatre – Boca Raton, FL

SUN July 28, 2013 Ruth Eckerd Hall – Clearwater, FL

WED July 31, 2013 The Long Center – Austin, TX

THURS Aug 1, 2013 Arena Theatre – Houston, TX

FRI Aug 2, 2013 Verizon Theatre – Grand Prairie, TX

SAT Aug 3, 2013 Brady Theater – Tulsa, OK

MON Aug 5, 2013 Paramount Theatre – Denver, CO

FRI Aug 9, 2013 Mesa Arts Center – Mesa, AZ

SAT Aug 10, 2013 Green Valley Events Center – Henderson, NV

SUN Aug 11, 2013 Humphreys – San Diego, CA

TUE Aug 13, 2013 Terrace Theatre – Long Beach, CA

WED Aug 14, 2013 Mountain Winery – Saratoga, CA

THURS Aug 15, 2013 Uptown Theatre – Napa, CA

SAT Aug 17, 2013 Benaroya Hall – Seattle, WA

SUN Aug 18, 2013 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Portland, OR



July 10, 2011

In an uncharacteristically positive article on The Monkees, under the headline “The Monkees Return, Terrific as Ever”, Rolling Stone Magazine has reviewed the band’s current 45th Anniversary tour. Previously, Rolling Stone founding editor and publisher Jann Wenner was assumed to be instrumental in keeping the band from getting inducted into the ‘Rock & Roll Hall [...]

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May 20, 2011

Motown Records-founder Berry Gordy Jr. is investing $100 million into a musical based around his own life. The musical, tentatively titled “Gordy”, will include music from the extensive Motown catalogue, the rights of which Berry Gordy owns. Original Motown artists such as Smokey Robinson and Diana Ross, with whom Gordy has a daughter, are said [...]

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May 13, 2011

Last Night, The Monkees kicked off their 2011 Tour at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. So, what 40 songs did they play? Well, here’s the setlist …. “I’m A Believer” “Mary, Mary” “The Girl I Knew Somewhere” “She Hangs Out” “Randy Scouse Git (Alternate Title)” “Your Auntie Grizelda” “It’s Nice To Be With You” “I Don’t Think [...]

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May 9, 2011

429 Records has released “How To Become Clairvoyant”, Robbie Robertson’s fifth solo album, co-produced by Marius de Vries and Robertson. Eric Clapton guests on the album. The album also features Steve Winwood, while bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Ian Thomas provide the rhythm tandem. Robertson delivers his first-ever song about leaving The Band, the evocative [...]

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May 4, 2011

Preparations for the upcoming Monkees Tour are well underway, with the official kickoff in Liverpool on May 12. Besides the ‘obvious’ big hits, songs that are currently rehearsed include “Words”, “Saturday’s Child”, “As We Go Along”, “All Of Your Toys”, “Listen To The Band”, “Daddy’s Song”, “Cuddly Toy”, “What Am I Doin’ Hangin’ ‘Round”, “You [...]

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May 3, 2011

“The Making of a Sideman’s Journey”, the bonus DVD that came with the Deluxe-version of Klaus Voormann’s album, “A Sideman’s Journey”, is said to be considered for a separate DVD-release. Voormann, former bassplayer with Manfred Mann and session musician on countless classic recordings by artists such as Lou Reed, John Lennon, the Plastic Ono Band, [...]

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April 23, 2011

The new Matthews Southern Comfort will hit the road later this year, with shows in Holland, Italy and the UK. It’s a quartet, in some ways very different to the original sound, yet in other ways quite similar: the great songs and fat harmonies are still there! It will feature acoustic guitar, keyboard, electric guitar [...]

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April 22, 2011

The Monkees will be celebrating their 45th anniversary this year. Three members of the band will hit the road for their First UK tour in 12 years. Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork will be launching this memorable event in Liverpool on May 12th. After Liverpool they will head on to Manchester, London, Birmingham [...]

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April 22, 2011

The producers of the Emitt Rhodes-documentary “The One Man Beatles” have sold broadcasting rights in Italy to a TV station there. They are currently close to working out a distribution deal in the States with regards to a DVD-release. Italian director Cosimo Messeri shot the documentary movie about Emitt Rhodes, which was selected for the [...]

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April 20, 2011

Paul Jones’ new solo CD, released on Continental Blue Heaven, is titled “Starting All Over Again”. It’s Paul’s first solo album in several decades. “Starting All Over Again” features Eric Clapton who plays on a number of songs, Jake Andrews, Ernie Watts (Rolling Stones, Thelonious Monk, Steely Dan), Tony Marsico (Neil Young, Peter Case), Darrell [...]

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April 20, 2011

April has seen the release of a new 3-CD compilation of Iain Matthews’ music, titled “Collected”. It’s Iain’s first major label release (Universal Music) in over thirty-five years. The anthology spans Iain’s career so far and includes solo material as well as a selection from several collaborations, including those with Fairport Convention, Matthews Southern Comfort, [...]

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April 20, 2011

After many years of rumors as to the possibility of a new CD, Emitt Rhodes has entered the recording studios with a new band and all new material. He is joined by the co-founder of The Grass Roots and The Merry-Go-Round, drummer Joel Larson, co-founder and former bassist for Counting Crows, Matt Malley, and guitarists Jim [...]

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April 20, 2011

Jeffrey Foskett, who tours and records as Musical Director with Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson, has produced a new album by Micky Dolenz. It’s the first album in over 15 years released by the ex-Monkee. Titled “King For A Day”, the album is a 14-track tribute to legendary songwriter Carole King. To coincide with the release, Dolenz [...]

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