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.
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A statement issued Monday said the new tour largely will follow the template of last fall's multimedia shows incorporating footage from "The Monkees" TV series, their 1968 experimental film "Head," screen tests and other visuals. It also gave a prominent role to the group's third album, "Headquarters," the first for which Dolenz, Nesmith, Jones and Tork had creative control over the music.
Nesmith recently concluded his first U.S. solo tour in more than two decades.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 1, at www.Monkees.com, for presale and VIP ticket packages, with general sales beginning Friday, May 3. Full details are available at the Monkees website.
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