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  • REVIEW: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's John McEuen gives McCoole's audience a lesson in music

     
    Even when The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band first started in 1967, it seemed to have an old soul and an educational heart. John McEuen at McCoole's Arts & Events Place So it should have been no surprise that band multi-instrumentalist......
  • Hey, hey, one of the 1960s top groups to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    Hey, hey, one of the biggest acts from the 1960s is coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center. It's The Monkees, who in less than five years together produced 11 platinum and eight gold albums and had 12 Top 40 singles......
  • Hey, hey, they're still the Monkees

    Hey, hey, they're still the Monkees
    Life as a Monkee has always been a balancing act between the pre-fab fame of the band’s Emmy-winning 1960s TV show and their more organic and independent creative impulses, famously illustrated in the psychedelic 1968 cinematic cri de coeur “...
  • Zepagain pays tribute to a rock legacy

    Zepagain pays tribute to a rock legacy
    On Dec. 10, 2007, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin reunited to pay tribute to legendary record executive Ahmet Ertegun at London's 02 Arena. With Jason Bonham filling in for his late father, John Bonham, on drums, demand for tickets was unprecedented...
  • Linda Ronstadt lifts her voice to life's challenges, 'Simple Dreams'

    Linda Ronstadt lifts her voice to life's challenges, 'Simple Dreams'
    One of the most touching anecdotes in Linda Ronstadt's new memoir, "Simple Dreams," comes in the moment she told her parents she was skipping out on college to pursue a career in music. "My parents were upset and tried to talk me out of it," she...
  • Michael Nesmith in Philly tries to move beyond Monkeeing around

     
    The best thing about seeing Michael Nesmith, guitarist from the 1960s television band The Monkees, perform Monday at World Café Live in Philadelphia was, well, seeing the guitarist from The Monkees. Michael Nesmith Just how heavily the specter of that.......
  • Hey, hey it's The Monkees -- together again. And they've (still) got something to say

     
    The looming 50th anniversary of the 1960s television show phenomenon “The Monkees” would seem like a strong motivation to get the band to reunite for its first full U.S. tour with all its members since 1969. The Monkees, from left,......
  • Monkees' Peter Tork brings blues band to Long Beach festival

    Monkees' Peter Tork brings blues band to Long Beach festival
    What’s a Monkee doing on the lineup at a blues festival? Singing the blues, of course. That would be singer, guitarist, bassist and songwriter Peter Tork, who spends much of the time when he’s not involved with latter-day Monkee business...
  • A Connecticut Promoter Remembers the Monkees with a Convention This Weekend in New Jersey

    It’s being held in New Jersey, but the David T. Jones Memorial Monkees Convention this weekend has Connecticut all over it. This singular gathering, in honor of the short British Monkee who passed away last year, has been organized by Orange...
  • The Monkees book summer tour with two Southland dates

    The Monkees book summer tour with two Southland dates
    The Monkees will be monkeying around again this summer, as the surviving three members of the group undertake a more extensive tour following last fall’s dozen sold-out shows. Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork will begin the new tour,...
  • Review: The Monkees - Nothing to believe in at the Greek Theatre

    Review: The Monkees - Nothing to believe in at the Greek Theatre
    Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork were doing what they could to keep the tone light Saturday night at the Greek Theatre, where the Monkees swung in for a stop on their first tour since the February death of the group’s beloved frontman, Davy Jones....
  • Micky Dolenz takes Epcot stage, sings in honor of Davy Jones

    Micky Dolenz takes Epcot stage, sings in honor of Davy Jones
    Micky Dolenz played to a full house at Disney World on Friday — but he really would have preferred not to be. "Frankly, I wish it was someone else," Dolenz said after finishing a few songs during the Flower Power concert series, part of the Epcot...