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Monkee Business Fanzine Monkees News Update

updated June 22, 2000

The Monkees are EVERYWHERE on television this summer:

Check your local listings for syndicated repeats of the Monkees’
original TV series, being aired all over the U.S. this summer.

VH-1 will air their biographical movie on the Monkees, “Daydream
Believers”, on June 28, with numerous repeats thereafter. Also,
VH-1 will premiere a “Behind The Music” episode on the Monkees on June
25. Monkees episodes are expected to run on VH-1 on June 28 prior to
the debut of the movie.

According to VH-1’s website,, Peter Tork, Micky
Dolenz, and “Daydream Believers” stars L.B. Fisher and George Stanchev
will chat live on AOL on June 28 at 7:30 pm.

Cable channel American Movie Classics will air the Monkees’ film “HEAD”
on July 4 at 7:45 am and 5 pm (Eastern time).

Rhino Records’ Handmade division will be releasing a 3-CD set
chronicling the making of the Monkees’ album “Headquarters”. The
compilation makes use of unreleased demos, backing tracks, studio
chatter, song fragments, and early versions of tracks. The complete
track listing is available at “Headquarters
Sessions” will be pressed in extremely limited quantities.

Davy can be found on tour, playing a number of solo shows with his band
across North America:
Date & Venue
July 3, Harborplace Amphitheatre, Baltimore, MD
July 14, Brookfest, Jaycee Ehlert Park, Brookfield, IL 708-485-7344
ext 361
July 15, WBZO B103 free concert, Smith Point Beach, NY listen to WBZO
oldies 103.1 FM (Long Island) for more info
July 21, Six Flags Frontier City Theme Park, Oklahoma City,
July 30, Novi Expo Center, Novi, MI, 248-348-5600
Aug. 3, Moscow Country Fair, Moscow, PA, 570-842-7278
Aug. 5, Veterans Park, Bay City, MI, as part of the Pig Gig event, check
out for details
Aug. 19, Pioneer Park, Lewiston, ID, part of the Hot August Nights
festival from KATW radio. Listen to 101.5 FM for details, or call
208-743-6564 for information.
Sep. 2, Woodstock Fair, South Woodstock, CT, 860-928-3246 or
Sep. 3, Village of Schaumburg September Fest, Schaumburg, IL,
847-895-4500 or
Sep. 9, Clay County Fair, Spencer, IA, or 712-262-4740
Sep. 30, Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, CT, 888-226-7711
Apr. 7, 2001 Morganton Memorial Auditorium, Morganton, NC

Micky has several irons in the fire this year professionally, but he
will still find time to tour with the Teen Idols (Micky, Bobby Sherman,
and Peter Noone) this summer. He will also do a few solo dates with his
sister Coco—they’ve put together a show just for kids, where they’ll
do some Monkees tunes, some “Broadway Micky” stuff, and some Raffi

Micky Solo Dates
July 17, WPLJ Family Fun Night at Rye Playland, Rye, NY—to request
FREE tickets, indicate how many tickets you need (limit 6) and send a
self-addressed stamped envelope to: ‘PLJ Family Fun Nite, P.O. Box 9595,
New York, NY 10101. Ticket requests will be filled on a first come,
first served basis. See
for more info.
Aug. 4, Concert in the Park series, City Square, Woodstock, GA
770-926-8852 ext 6009
Aug. 7, Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis, WI, 414-266-7073 or
Aug. 26, Mason Heritage Festival, Main Street, Mason, OH, free community
festival, call 513-336-0388 closer to the event for more info
Sep. 9, Oaks Amusement Park, Portland, OR, 503-236-5722, or
Sep. 26-Oct. 1, Cactus Pete’s, Jackpot, NV, 775-755-2321

Micky with the Teen Idols Dates
July 23, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 312-595-PIER
July 29, Mt. Airy Lodge, Mt. Pocono, PA, 570-839-8811
Aug. 9, Clio Area Amphitheatre, Clio, MI, 810-687-7611
Oct. 7, State Theatre, Easton, PA, 610-252-3132
Feb. 20, 2001, Capitol Civic Center, Manitowoc, WI, 920-683-2184

Micky will take part in the American Cinematheque’s annual film
festival. On July 2, Micky will be in attendance at a screening of the
Monkees’ “33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee”, along with the unaired Monkees
pilot episode, at Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard,
Hollywood, CA. The screening is at 2 pm, and tickets may be purchased
at the box office on the day of the event or in advance. Also, on the
evening of July 2, Micky will take part in the film festival’s “60s Tea
Party” concert—concert tickets may be purchased in advance at the box
office or by calling 323-461-2020 (then press 123). All the info is at
the American Cinematheque’s website:

Peter Tork and Shoe Suede Blues will play the following dates:
July 9, Hemingway’s, Stevensville, MD, 410-643-8825, free show
July 10, Upstairs at Tierney’s, Valley Road, Montclair, NJ,
July 12, Habitat for Humanity Benefit, Legends Resort, Vernon, NJ,
presented by the Mt. Vernon Twp. High School chapter, for ticket sales
and info call 914-355-3024
July 13, Big Dave’s Thirsty Camel, Tannersville, PA, 570-620-1844
July 14, Backstage With The Boys fan party, at Briggs Farm Blues
Festival location, 1 pm, 301-433-2448 for more info or email
July 14, Briggs Farm Blues Festival, Nescopeck, PA, 570-379-2003 or
July 15, Rusty Nail, Ardmore, PA, 610-649-6245

Michael Nesmith is working on his movie, “Fried Pies”, a second novel,
The America Gene, and he is opening another branch of his company
Videoranch in California.
Nez was recently interviewed in VH-1’s documentary on the history of the
music video, “Video Killed The Radio Star”. Watch for repeats.
Anchor Bay Entertainment will be releasing some of Nez’s films on DVD
for the first time: “Timerider” will come out spring 2001, “Tapeheads”
will be issued October 2000, “Michael Nesmith–Live At The Britt” will
come out November 2000, and “Repo Man” sees release Aug. 22, 2000. In a
preview of “Timerider”, Nez’s company Videoranch will release the
soundtrack album to the film this summer. Check out
for details.

Maggie McManus (
2770 South Broad Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08610-3622
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Make check/money order payable to Maggie McManus.

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