The Monkees

And The Band Plays On: An Interview With Micky Dolenz

Special to TMW By Liza Lentini First published on Wonderlusttravel.comi On June 8th Micky Dolenz and fellow founding Monkee Mike Nesmith embark on a six-show New Zealand/Australia leg of their 2019 tour. More than 50 years after the Monkees broke out on TV and topped album charts, they’re still performing. Keep in mind, this is a guy […]

Micky Dolenz Details New Monkees Christmas Album

Music News Desk People Magazine In a way it’s amazing that it took this long for the Monkees to make a Christmas album. Back during their mid-’60s heyday, everyone from Beach Boys, the Supremes and Elvis Presley, to James Brown, Stevie Wonder and Johnny Cash issued Yuletide offerings. Even the almighty Beatles produced annual Christmas discs for their […]

Video Watch: The Merry Monkees—Three New Music Videos

  It’s time to get merry with the Monkees! Check out three brand new videos for their soon-to-be classic Christmas tracks including the official music video for “The Christmas Song,” produced, directed, and animated by Jonathan Nesmith and Susan Holloway. x

Video Watch: The Monkees “The Christmas Song”

Rhino has dropped the third video from ‘The Monkees Christmas Party’ album, Michael Nesmith’s rendition of Mel Torme’s ‘The Christmas Song’. The song was produced in the style of the First National Band by Christian and Jonathan Nesmith, the video was produced by Jonathan Nesmith and Susan Holloway in a similar style to the ‘You […]

The Monkees To Release Their First-Ever Christmas Album

  Music News Desk In 2016, the Monkees did something they had not done in nearly half a century — they broke into the Top 20 of the Billboard charts with an album. Good Times! surpassed any expectations people might have had for a Monkees album in the 21st century. The band’s first album in […]

The Monkees: A Concert Review of ‘The Mike and Micky Show’

Special to TMW Kent Kotal Forgotten   As mentioned in this column numerous times before, although I never had the opportunity to see the original quartet, performing in their hey (hey)-day or at one of their very “limited edition” appearances in the decades since, I have seen SOME configuration of The Monkees at least […]

TMW Review: The Monkees Are Back!”

by Mark Bego Without a doubt, The Monkees have had one of the most unique, unusual, ultimately-successful careers in the music business.  As a famed quartet, since their 1966 to 1969 heyday, the group has always morphed in structure.  Peter Tork left first to leave Mike Nesmith, Davy Jones, and Micky Dolenz to be a […]

Pop Culture Classics—Micky Dolenz: Teaming With Michael Nesmith for Upcoming Tour

  by Paul Freeman Pop Culture Classics Special to TMW After his boyhood starring role in the TV series Circus Boy, Micky Dolenz planned on becoming an architect. He tells Pop Culture Classics, “I was just going to use show biz to fall back on.” If that’s the case, it turned out to be probably […]

Michael Nesmith Talks Upcoming Tour With Micky Dolenz

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook via VVN Music On June 1, Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz will go on the road as a duet with band playing the music of the Monkees and maybe a little more. Nesmith has previously said he was done playing with the […]

The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz to Entertain the Masses as Headliner of the 18th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   New York, NY – October 12, 2017 – The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) is proud to announce that Micky Dolenz, best known as the lead singer of the famed 1960’s pop/rock band The Monkees, will headline the main stage at Dante Park (Broadway and 63rd […]

Monkees’ Micky Dolenz Celebrates The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper at Sirius

Monkee Micky Dolenz, in New York Friday, celebrated The Beatles’ re-release of their watershed album Sgt. Pepper with a mammoth interview on Rolling Stone Radio via SiriusXM. Interviewed by three of the magazine’s stalwart writers, Brian Hiatt, Andy Greene and Rob Sheffield, they peppered Dolenz with questions about his visits to Abbey Road Studios when […]

An Interview With Gemma “Coco” Dolenz: “Songs on My Music Stand” New Solo Show and Working With Big Bro Micky

 Performer Coco Dolenz has spent most of 2016 as a vital part of what the music media has termed the concert experience of the year—handling the background vocals for brother Micky and fellow Monkees legend Peter Tork on The Monkees’ coast-to-coast 50th Anniversary tour. She also contributed vocals to the track “Death of an Accidental Hipster” from the group’s […]

Today in the Glorious Corner: 2016 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards Are In, NYC’s Light Of Day Festival, Bowie, Paul Simon, The Monkees, Nonstop To Cairo Debut Album and More!

  G.H. Harding  ULTIMATE’S BEST — The results of the 2016 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards are in. Here’s a look at this year’s big winners in each of the categories and the winners maksa terrific list: Paul Simon put in a strong showing among this year’s contenders, winning Artist of the Year on the strength of his recent Stranger to […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: Tony Bennett, 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Pat DiNizo of The Smithereens and More!

  G.H. Harding  TONY LOVE — Watched last night’s Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet To Come at NY’s Radio City Music Hall, and just loved it. With an inspired line-up of acts (Michael Buble; Diana Krall; k.d. Lang; Andrea Bocelli; Stevie Wonder; Elton John; Bob Dylan; Lady Gaga) the program really moved. Elton, taped at his […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen , The Monkees, New Stephen Stills Bio, Mariah Carey and More!

  G.H. Harding  GOOD TIMES INDEED — Rolling Stone had The Monkees’ first album in twenty years, Good Times!,in at #44 on their Top 50 albums of the year. The U. K.’s Mojo had it in their Top 30 of the Year. For Monkee-purists, Rolling Stone founder-Jann Wenner was among the first naysayers and very vocal about the group not being […]