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Monkees Tour: Band Announces First Concert Run Since Davy Jones' Death

Category: Celebrity Event
Posted 3 years ago by vlad1369
NEW YORK — The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February.

Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tork announced Wednesday that the group will launch a 12-date U.S. tour in November. It's the band's first tour since 1997.

Jones died of a heart attack on Feb. 29 at age 66.

The group starred in its own NBC television ...
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Monkees contemplate how to memorialize Davy Jones

Category: Celebrity Death
Posted 4 years ago by vlad1369
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three surviving Monkees aren't planning to attend Davy Jones' funeral because it would likely bring too much unwanted attention to his family during their time of grief, the group's Micky Dolenz said Tuesday.

He and fellow Monkees Peter Tork, and Michael Nesmith have talked of attending one of the memorials that Jones' family is planning to hold ...
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Al Roker Stands In as the Fourth Monkee on 'Today' (VIDEO)

Category: Television
Posted 4 years ago
Filed under: TV Replay The Monkees canceled several dates on their 45th anniversary tour last week, but not before Al Roker got to sit down with them and become the fourth Monkee for a segment on 'Today' (weekdays, 7AM on NBC). Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, and Davy Jones often tour as the Monkees without Mike Nesmith, who sticks to his own solo work. So there was an opening for Roker to join ...
Related Links: Al Roker, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, The Monkees, The Monkees (1966), Today (1952),, Davy, Micky, Peter
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AMERICA LOST AND FOUND: THE BBS STORY Criterion Collection Blu-Ray Review

Category: Movie
Posted 5 years ago
Bob Rafelson started a production company called Raybert (a combination of his name and producer Bert Schneider) when he was working on the Monkees television show. But Rafelson had cinematic aspirations, and so he took the Monkees to the big screen and started a production company with Bert and Steven Blauner called BBS. Between Raybert and BBS they made seven films: The Monkees’ feature film ...
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Peter Tork Of The Monkees Diagnosed With Rare Form Of Cancer

Category: Celebrity Medical
Posted 7 years ago by Queenoftab
New York, NY (CNS) - Former The Monkees pop singer Peter Tork has revealed he has a rare form of head and neck cancer. The 67-year-old musician said that the disease has not spread to other parts of his body.

The 67-year-old current bandleader of Show Suede Blues has been diagnosed with Adenoid Cystic Carninoma, an uncommon and generally slow-growing form of head and neck cancer most fr ...
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