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A Midsummer's Night With the Monkees

JEFF ROSENBERG
7:30 pm., Sunday August 18 | $47-$111.50.
 
[LISTEN TO THREE-FOURTHS OF THE BAND] So now he shows up. Mike Nesmith, content with his Liquid Paper fortune, sat out the 2011 Monkees reunion, as he’s seen fit to almost every time the franchise has been revived since its mid-’80s comeback. It feels icky that Nesmith deigned to rejoin only following Davy Jones’ sadly premature death, but with that drastic lineup change, the band’s effectively transformed into something more rootsy and less schmaltzy. Lamentably clear is that the now-lost balance between those two extremes is what made the group so broadly accessible. Hey hey, they all were the Monkees. 

Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Phone: 248-4335
Address: 1037 SW Broadway
Website: www.pcpa.com

 
 
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