Tag Archives: The Monkees

Micky Dolenz @ City Winery / Nashville TN / June 18, 2017

I have always considered The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz to be one of pop/rock’s all-time greatest vocalists. Whether sitting behind the drum kit or standing center stage, Micky has always been a consistently great singer with a strong, smooth, steady voice. Seeing him perform a solo show at age 72 at Nashville’s City Winery, I still […]

The Monkees @ Ryman Auditorium / Nashville TN / July 24, 2013

The Ryman crowd for “A Midsummer’s Night with The Monkees” was evenly split between two generations of fans. One was the original baby boomers who tuned into NBC every Monday night in the late 60’s to watch prime time television’s answer to The Beatles. The other was those who later discovered them in the 80’s […]

MICHAEL NESMITH: Franklin Theatre / Franklin TN / March 21, 2013

For a long time, I couldn’t figure out why I got sad every time I listened to The Monkees’ song “For Pete’s Sake” which happened to be the closing theme to their popular TV series. One day, it came to me: As a youngster, the song meant that my favorite show was over for the […]