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    Mon, 06 May 2013 12:42:32

    The Monkees to Tour for 24 Dates This Summer - Davy Jones died in February of last year...

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    • The Monkees - LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 10:  In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork of The Monkees perform at Green Valley Ranch on August 10, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • The Monkees - LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 10:  (L-R) Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork of The Monkees perform at The Greek Theatre on November 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
    • The Monkees - LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MAY 18:  In this handout image provided by Disney Parks, MICKY MEETS MICKEY:  Micky Dolenz, formerly of The Monkees, poses with Mickey Mouse before appearing in concert during the final weekend of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival May 18, 2012 at Epcot in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Dolenz and his band will play nine concerts as part of the 'Flower Power Concerts Series,' today through Sunday, May 20, and pay tribute to his late bandmate and good friend, Davy Jones, who had been a long-time 'Flower Power Concert Series' fan favorite. Epcot is one of four theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort.

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    The Monkees are returning to the road in July and August for a 24-date tour they are calling "A Midsummer's Night With the Monkees."

    It will feature surviving members Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork. Member Davy Jones dies in February 2012. The band toured late last year and paid tribute to him, which they won't do as much this time out.

    "This time we probably won't lean so heavily on the David situation," Dolenaz said to Rolling Stone. "I think we have to move on. Everybody has to move on. He'll always be remembered and acknowledged, but possibly not as much as on that particular tour. We will, of course, still perform 'Daydream Believer' and all the other hits."

    "The David Situation?" That sounds a bit cold, no?

    2013 The Monkees Tour

    7/15 Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY
    7/16 Citi Performing Arts Center, Boston, MA
    7/17 Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ
    7/19 NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Westbury, NY
    7/20 Mann Music Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
    7/21 Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C.
    7/23 Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh, NC
    7/24 Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
    7/26 St. Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine, FL
    7/27 Mizner Park Amphitheatre, Boca Raton, FL
    7/28 Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL
    7/31 Long Center, Austin, TX
    8/01 Arena Theatre, Houston, TX
    8/02 Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie, TX
    8/03 Brady Theater, Tulsa, OK
    8/05 Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO
    8/09 Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
    8/10 Green Valley Events Center, Henderson, NV
    8/11 Humphreys, San Diego, CA
    8/12 Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, CA
    8/14 Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA
    8/15 Uptown Theatre, Napa, CA
    8/17 Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA
    8/18 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR

    Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/the-monkees-reveal-u-s-summer-tour-dates-20130429#ixzz2SYEm1voc Follow us: @rollingstone on Twitter | RollingStone on Facebook For tickets, visit themonkees.artistarena.com

    What do you think of a Monkees tour sans Davy Jones? Blasphemy? Sacrilege?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    05.03.13



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