July 15: Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York
July 16: Citi Performing Arts Center, Boston, Massachusetts
July 17: Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, New Jersey
July 19: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Westbury, New York
July 20: Mann Music Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 21: Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C.
July 23: Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh, North Carolina
July 24: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee
July 26: St. Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine, Florida
July 27: Mizner Park Amphitheatre, Boca Raton, Florida
July 28: Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, Florida
July 31: Long Center, Austin, Texas
August 1: Arena Theatre, Houston, Texas
August 2: Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie, Texas
August 3: Brady Theater, Tulsa, Oklahoma
August 5: Paramount Theatre, Denver, Colorado
August 9: Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona
August 10: Green Valley Events Center, Henderson, Nevada
August 11: Humphreys, San Diego, California
August 13: Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, California
August 14: Mountain Winery, Saratoga, California
August 15: Uptown Theatre, Napa, California
August 17: Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington
August 18: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, Oregon
Following their sold out 2012 fall tour, Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tork return to the concert stage this summer for a reprise. Because of the overwhelming demand from fans unable to see the limited run the trio undertook last November, The Monkees are bowing to popular demand, bringing their show to all new venues and markets this summer.
Last year's tour elicited raves from both fans and critics alike. "…Nothing could have prepared the uninitiated for the powerful concert the Monkees delivered…," wrote Chrissie Dickinson in the Chicago Tribune, "It wasn't just a recap of the band's greatest hits. It was an emotionally disarming multimedia show that, for all its backward glance, felt fresh and electric."
The trio's setlist will feature a selection of their classic hits (such as "Last Train To Clarksville," "I'm A Believer," "Pleasant Valley Sunday" and "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone"), deep cuts from their first five platinum albums (including some performed for the first time since the 1960's) and fan favorites from the soundtrack to their cult film classic Head and their Emmy®-award winning television series. Plus, a few surprises!
The show will encompass a full multimedia evening of music, rare films and one-of-a-kind photographs culled from the archives. Backed by the same stellar crew of musicians from their 2012 run, Nesmith, Dolenz and Tork will also perform an unaccompanied set as a trio. This foray into tracks from their 1967 homespun #1 long player, Headquarters, is sure to be among the highlights of the upcoming dates.