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Micky Dolenz to Celebrate Late Monkees Bandmates with New Tribute Tour: ‘Like My Brothers

Micky Dolenz to Celebrate Late Monkees Bandmates with New Tribute Tour: 'Like My Brothers'

Micky Dolenz, 这 last surviving memberMonkees, is embarking on a short but sweet tour as a way of paying tribute to his late bandmates.

Dolenz, 76, announced on Tuesday that he’ll hit the road for a series of dates in April that will serve as a celebration of the lives of Davy Jones, Mike NesmithPeter Tork, via song and never-before-seen personal footage.

I felt it was important to gather the fans and properly celebrate the lives of Davy, Mike and Peter. People have been contacting me, requesting that I honor them in a way where the extraordinary impact of The Monkees can be properly acknowledged,” Dolenz said in a statement. “We spent such a great deal of time together; they were like my brothers, and I want to share some of the great joy we had together.

The musician will be backed by a seven-piece band to perform Monkees hits likeDaydream Believer” 和 “Last Train to Clarksville,” as well as tracks specific to each band member, like Nesmith’sDifferent Drum,” Tork’sFor Pete’s Sakeand Jones’ “Valleri.

Michael Nesmith and Mickey Dolenz

Michael Nesmith and Mickey Dolenz
Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz in October
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Dolenz will also share stories with the audience, as well as unseen images from his personal archive.

The rocker became the last surviving member of the popular ’60s TV stars-turned-musicians following the death of Nesmith in December. The two had wrapped a two-month farewell tour just one month earlier, after losing Jones to a heart attack in 2012 and Tork to adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2019.

Tickets to Dolenz’s tour will go on sale Friday, and the dates are below.

四月 5 — Nashville, 田纳西州. — Ryman Auditorium

四月 6 — Richmond, 凯. — EKU Center for the Arts

四月 8 — Nashville, 工业. — Brown County Music Center

四月 9 — Cincinnati, Ohio — The Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center

四月 12 — Akron, Ohio — Goodyear Theater

四月 13 — Joliet, 患病的. — Rialto Square Theatre

四月 16 — Madison, 威斯. — Overture Center for the Arts