I'm fairly certain this one comes from the '89 summer tour...correct me if I'm mistaken!
Thanks to Bill Groves for submitting his ticket to the show at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, California on July 9, 1989. It was at this show that Michael joined Micky, Davy and Peter for the last part of the concert.
Thanks to Bill Groves for scanning a review of the 1989 Universal Amphitheatre concert that appeared in the Los Angeles Times. It's not the most insightful review, and certainly Micky, Davy, and Peter appeared at a few state fair shows in the late '80s, but that hardly constituted them as a "state fair circuit act." Oh well.)
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On this day in 1989, The Monkees received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame:
Bob Rafelson and Bert Schneider, co-creators of The Monkees, pose with Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, and Michael Nesmith backstage at the Universal Amphitheatre on July 9, 1989:
The Monkees appeared in Anaheim, California at the Celebrity Theatre in July 1989.
This photo was taken at the Universal Amphitheatre performance with Micky, Davy, and Peter in Los Angeles on July 9, 1989.
Michael joined Micky, Davy and Peter for a sold out show at L.A.'s Universal Amphitheatre on July 9, 1989. The group received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during that same weekend.
...in August 1989 during the 1989 summer tour.
Here's an article that circulated around the wires in September 1989. It discusses the dissension that formed within The Monkees over management issues, which ultimately caused the band to stop working together.
After reforming in 1986, Micky, Davy and Peter went their separate ways in 1989 after a busy summer that included a tour of North America and Japan, a reunion with Michael Nesmith in Los Angeles, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Thanks to Richard Silverberg, here is the audio of a press conference The Monkees held in Hollywood after they were presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
From the Live Almanac's YouTube channel comes video from this event:
Courtesy of Richard Silverberg, here's an audience recording of Michael's solo track "Cruisin'" as performed by The Monkees at the Universal Amphitheatre in July 1989. During Michael's appearance at that show, the group performed another Nesmith solo song, "Joanne."
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