“Have we got any Monkees fans out there?” Micky Dolenz asked early in the band’s performance Thursday in Washington. There came the inevitable cheers.
Dolenz responded with a threat: “We’ll fix that!”
But try as they might, the group couldn’t shake the goodwill of the multi-generational crowd that turned out for the 50th anniversary show at the Warner Theater. Not that they tried very hard.
In 2016, a Monkees show is something more than a concert. A giant screen atop the stage shows home movies, clips from the 1960s television show, psychedelic images from the film "Head," footage from the group’s 1980s...