The Monkees have reunited for a 50th anniversary tour

The Monkees have reunited for a 50th anniversary tour of Australia and NZ.

The Monkees have reunited for a 50th anniversary tour

Do you remember The Monkees? Well, those fun-lovin’ psychedelic pop stars have reformed (again) and, later this year, will embark on a 50th anniversary tour of Australia and New Zealand.

The ‘Prefab Four’, as they were known after being put together for a television series in 1965, will begin a 10-date tour of ‘down under’ minus front man Davy Jones, who passed away in 2012 and guitarist Mike Nesmith, who is still with the band but no longer tours.

So, The Monkees are down to two original members – Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork – and they’ll be playing a bunch of Monkees’ classics as well as new tracks from their new album Good Times!, which was released in May this year.

The Monkees may have had an unconventional beginning but in 1967, the band outsold The Beatles and Rolling Stones combined, making them one of the most successful pop music acts of the 60s.

Why not watch a video of one of the Monkees’ biggest hits, then and now?

I’m a Believer music video (then)

I’m a Believer live music video (now)

Or get reacquainted with the original television series?

The Monkees – Here Come The Monkees pilot episode

Were you, or are you, a fan of The Monkees? Do you recall a favourite ‘Monkee’ moment?

Read more about The Monkees’ 50th anniversary tour.



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    16th Jun 2016
    Wouldn't miss this concert, despite the sadness that David will no longer be with them... Plenty of video of him in the background, from what I have seen online. I have front row stall tickets for the Palais in Melbourne.
    16th Jun 2016
    Yep I didn't miss an episode back in the day! Sigh!
    16th Jun 2016
    I reckon Micky Dolenz was a child actor who played the character of "Corky" in a show called "Circus Boy" that I used to watch when I was a kid.
    Anyone back me up on that?
    16th Jun 2016
    Yes, it was him.
    16th Jun 2016
    His name was Micky Braddock then
    16th Jun 2016
    What's the point when they only have half of them

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