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To a daydream believer and a homecoming queen
The Monkees, one of the most successful American pop-rock groups of the 1960s and 70s, are celebrating the 50th anniversary with a national tour in December, including a show at St Kilda's Palais Theatre. The concert experience will feature Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork performing their greatest hits following the success of their latest studio album, Good Times!
Since forming in 1965, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Michael Nesmith and Davy Jones starred as actor-musicians on the popular sitcom TV show. The comedy was based on a band emulating the talents and stardom of the Beatles. The fantasy quickly became reality as the Monkees actually outsold both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones combined album sales in 1967. After 5 decades of recording, performing, reunions and revivals, the Monkees have sold over 75 million albums and performed for millions of fans live and on television. Their hit songs, including "I'm a Believer", "Last Train To Clarksville", "Daydream Believer", "Goin' Down", "Porpoise Song" and "Mary, Mary" and their latest hits from Good Times!, will be highlights of their upcoming tour.
This live experience hits Australia after sell-out shows in America. A full band will perform their hit music, highlighting the key moments in their musical careers.
The special evening concerts begin at Brisbane's Concert Hall Qpac, continuing throughout the country to conclude at Perth's Concert Hall on Tuesday, Dec 13 at 8pm. Prices start at $91 plus booking fee. To book, click here.
Sing along to "Daydream Believer":
and laugh at their antics on their sitcom:
THE MONKEES 50th ANNIVERSARY AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Brisbane – Friday, 2 December 2016. Concert Hall Qpac. Hobart – Monday, 5 December 2016. Wrestpoint Entertainment Centre.
Melbourne – Wednesday, 7 December 2016. Palais Theatre. Canberra – Friday, 9 December 2016. Llewelyn Hall. Sydney – Saturday, 10 December 2016. State Theatre.
Adelaide – Sunday, 11 December 2016. Thebarton Theatre.
Perth – Tuesday, 13 December 2016. Perth Concert Hall.