Category Archives: Tour Schedule

Monkees on Tour!

The three surviving Monkees, Mickey Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork will be regrouping for a fourteen date tour along the East Coast and into the Mid-West:

5/22 HAMPTON, NH  Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
5/23 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ  Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
5/24 NEWARK, NJ New Jersey PAC
5/25 HUNTINGTON, NY The Paramount
5/27 BETHLEHEM (PHIL.), PA Sands Bethlehem Event Center
5/28 GREENSBURG (PITT.), PA  The Palace Theater
5/30 DETROIT, MI Fox Theater
5/31 MERRILLVILLE, IN  Star Plaza Theater
6/1 MILWAUKEE, WI Riverside Theater
6/2 MINNEAPOLIS, MN Weesner Family Amphitheater
6/4 KANSAS CITY, MO Uptown Theater
6/5 ST. LOUIS, MO Fox Theater
6/6 CINCINNATI, OH PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center

More info at

Galactic (Featuring JJ Grey): Higher and Higher

A hot piece of neo-funk from the New Orleans-based Galactic, with JJ Grey on vocals. Catch them on tour – see below.

Galactic’s Home Page

On Tour

Feb 14 – Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre ^
Feb 15 – New York, NY – TERMINAL 5 ^
Feb 28 – Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen *
Mar 01 – New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s
Mar 03 – New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s
Mar 06 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant “
Mar 08 – Denver, CO – The Fillmore + %
Mar 09 – Aspen, CO – Belly Up %
Mar 10 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot %
Mar 11 – Victor, ID – Knotty Pine
Mar 13 – Seattle, WA – Showbox %
Mar 14 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom %
Mar 15 – Petaluma, CA – Mystic Theatre %
Mar 16 – Crystal Bay, NV – Crystal Bay Club %
Mar 18 – Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s
Mar 19 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up %
Mar 20 – Los Angeles, CA – El Rey %
Mar 21-22 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore %
Mar 26-29 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
Apr 02-05 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
Apr 09-12 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
Apr 25 – New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s
Apr 27 – New Orleans, LA – Jazz Fest
May 02 – New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s
May 03 – New Orleans, LA – Sugar Mill @
May 24 – Thornville, OH – Dark Star Jubilee
May 31 – Blackstock, SC – Blackstock Music Festival
Sep 11 – Danville, IL – Phases of the Moon Music & Art Festival

(^) w/ JJ Grey & Mofro
(*) w/ Naughty Professor
(“) w/ The Mike Dillon Band
(+) w/ Robert Randolph & the Family Band
(%) w/ Brushy One String
(@) w/ Thievery Corporation and Rising Appalachia

On Tour: Michael Nesmith

Michael Nesmith (Monkees, First National Band) embarks upon his first solo tour in over twenty years, starting in Nashville and visiting major metropolitan areas around the U.S. He’s featuring songs from across his fifty years of songwriting, focusing primarily on the post-Monkees solo years (though he’s also opening his set with “Papa Gene’s Blues”). In addition to material from the First National Band, he’s featuring songs from And the Hits Just Keep On Coming, Photon Wing and Infinite Rider, Elephant Parts, Tropical Campfires, The Prison and Rays!

Thurs., March 21  FRANKLIN, TN  Franklin Theater – SOLD OUT
Sun., March 24 AGOURA HILLS, CA Canyon Club
Tues., March 26 SANTA CRUZ, CA  Rio Theater
Wed., March 27 SAN FRANCISCO, CA  Palace of Fine Arts
Fri., March 29  PORTLAND, OR   Aladdin Theater
Sat., March 30  SEATTLE, WA  Neptune Theater
Wed., April 3  BOULDER, CO  Boulder Theater
Fri., April 5  ST. PAUL, MN  Fitzgerald Theater
Sat., April 6  CHICAGO, IL  Old Town School of Folk Music – SOLD OUT
Sun., April 7  FERNDALE, MI  The Magic Bag – SOLD OUT
Tues., April 9  MUNHALL, PA  Carnegie Music Hall of Holmstead
Thurs., April 11  NORTHAMPTON, MA  Iron Horse – SOLD OUT
Fri., April 12  RAHWAY, NJ  Union County Performing Arts Center
Sat., April 13  SOMERVILLE, MA  Somerville Theater
Mon., April 15  PHILADELPHIA, PA  World Café Live – SOLD OUT
Tues., April 16  NEW YORK, NY  Town Hall
Wed., April 17  WASHINGTON, DC  Birchmere

Billy Gibbons and the Moving Sidewalks Reunite!

ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons and his pre-ZZ Top bandmates from the Moving Sidewalks will reunite for a show on March 30th – the first time the original quartet has played live in 45 years! Performing as part of the Cavestomp garage rock festacular, the Moving Sidewalks will play B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill in New York City. Advanced tickets are already on sale. Also check out the recently released complete anthology of the Moving Sidewalks’ recordings.

The Moving Sidewalks’ Facebook Page


On Tour: Kinky Friedman

Musician, writer and former Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman makes a rare West Coast swing this summer, his first in nearly twenty years. Joining him on tour will be two members of his original backing band (The Texas Jewboys), Little Jewford and Washington Ratso, and guests are signing up for various stops, including Mojo Nixon in San Diego and Van Dyke Parks in Los Angeles.

Mon., July 26  VANCOUVER, BC  Biltmore Cabaret
Tues., July 27  SEATTLE, WA   Triple Door
Wed., July 28  PORTLAND, OR  Roseland Theater
Fri., July 30   SAN FRANCISCO, CA   Great American Music Hall
Sat., July 31  LOS ANGELES, CA   McCabe’s Guitar Shop (2 shows)
Sun., Aug. 1  SAN DIEGO, CA  Belly Up, with Mojo Nixon
Tues., Aug. 3  BAKERSFIELD, CA  Fishlips
Wed., Aug. 4  SANTA CRUZ, CA  Moe’s Alley
Thurs., Aug. 5  SEBASTOPOL, CA  North Bay Live at Studio E

Kinky Friedman’s Home Page

On Tour: The Morning Benders

Fresh off the release of their second album, Big Echo, and a headlining tour of the USA, the Morning Benders head back to the roads of North America with Broken Bells, and then with the Black Keys! UK/European dates coming soon.

May 18th || Humphreys Concerts by the Bay || San Diego, CA*
May 19th || Henry Fonda Theatre || Los Angeles, CA*
May 21st || Regency Ballroom || San Francisco, CA*
May 24th || Wonder Ballroom || Portland, OR*
May 25th || Showbox at the Market || Seattle, WA*
May 26th || Commodore Ballroom || Vancouver, BC*
May 29th || Gothic Theatre || Englewood, CO*
May 31st || Vic Theatre || Chicago, IL*
June 1st || St. Andrews Hall || Detroit, MI*
June 2nd || Queen Elizabeth Theatre || Toronto, ON*
June 4th || Royale NightClub || Boston, MA*
June 5th || The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza || New York, NY*
June 6th || Electric Factory || Philadelphia, PA*
June 7th || 9:30 Club || Washington, D.C.*
June 10th || Center Stage || Atlanta, GA*
June 11th || 40 Watt Club || Athens, GA*
July 26th || DAR Constitution Hall || Washington, DC#
July 27th || Central Park Summerstage || New York, NY#
July 28th || Central Park Summerstage || New York, NY#
July 30th || Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing || Philadelphia, PA#
July 31st || Bank of America Pavilion || Boston, MA#
August 3rd || Kool Haus || Toronto, ON#
August 4th || Kool Haus || Toronto, ON#
August 6-8th || Lollapalooza || Chicago, IL
August 7th || Metro || Chicago, IL#
August 8th || Val Air Ballroom || Des Moines, IA#
August 9th || Anchor Inn || Omaha, NE#
August 11th || Iroquois Amphitheater || Louisville, KY#
August 12th || Ryman Auditorium || Nashville, TN#
August 13th || The LC Amphitheater || Columbus, OH#
August 14th || The Fillmore Detroit || Detroit, MI#

* with Broken Bells
# with The Black Keys

The Morning Benders’ Home Page
The Morning Benders’ MySpace Page

The Rubinoos – Live! January 30, 2010

Here’s your chance to catch the legendary pop/rock band The Rubinoos in a rare live appearance. Even more rare – it’s at 10:30 in the morning, and your children are not only welcome, they’re expected. The Rubes are launching their first “all ages” album, Biff-Boff-Boing!, featuring kid-friendly classics (“Witch Doctor,” “You Can’t Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd,” “Sugar Sugar”) and newly written originals (“Dumb it Down,” “Earth Number One”).

Where: La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley, CA
When: Saturday, January 30, 10:30 am
What: $5 adults, $4 children

They’ll likely be singing this one:

The Singing Saw at Christmastime at Your House!

If you’re looking for a unique holiday experience, consider having Julian Koster visit your home, along with his dog Rudolph and his Singing Saw friend Badger, for an evening of holiday carols.

The current plan has him caroling on these dates in these areas:

12/5 – Atlanta / Rome, GA
12/6 – Nashville, TN (early) / Louisville, KY
12/7 – Indianapolis, IN (early) / Champaign, IL
12/8 – Chicago, IL
12/9 – Kalamazoo, MI (early) / Detroit, MI (and area)
12/10 – Toledo, OH (early) / Cleveland, OH
12/11 – Buffalo, NY (early) / Geneseo, NY
12/12 – Ithaca, NY (early) / Monterrey, MA / Easthampton & Northampton, MA (late-night)
12/13 – Boston, MA (and area)
12/14 – Providence, RI (and area)
12/15 – Riverside, CT / Purchase, NY / Marlboro, NY
12/16 – New York City, NY
12/17 – New York City, NY (and area)
12/18 – Manalapan, NJ (early) / Philadelphia, PA
12/19 – Baltimore, MD (early) / Washington, DC
12/20 – Eagle Rock, VA (early) / Lynchburg, VA
12/21 – Chapel Hill, NC / Raleigh, NC
12/22 – Athens, GA

Invitations are still being accepted for Nashville, Louisville, Indianapolis, Champaign, Cleveland, Providence, Baltimore, D.C., and Chapel Hill/Durham. For more information, send an e-mail to Please note in your e-mail if you’re willing to entertain outside guests, and whether you can offer the carolers a place to sleep. This could be the most unusual house concert you ever have a chance to host!

If you’re rather attend than host, you can find the address of one of the homes in your area that will be hosting the carolers: e-mail for the address and time of a performance near you.

Free song download!

Julian Koster is gifting fans with his version of a holiday classic.

MP3 | White Christmas

Click here for a review of Julian Koster’s album, The Singing Saw at Christmastime.

On Tour: The Postmarks

Touring behind their latest album Memoirs at the End of the World.

Stream Memoirs at the End of the World

Oct 9 – Backroom @ The Mink – Houston, TX
Oct 11 – Czar Bar – Kansas City, MO
Oct 12 – Off Broadway – St. Louis, MO
Oct 13 – Double Door – Chicago, IL
Oct 14 – Shank Hall – Milwaukee, WI
Oct 15 – Radio Radio – Indianapolis, IN
Oct 16 – Southgate House – Newport, NY
Oct 17 – Rex Theater – Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 19 – The Middle East – Cambridge, MA
Oct 20 – The North Star – Philadelphia, PA
Oct 22 – Canal Room @ CMJ – New York, NY
Oct 24 – The Bell House w/Au Revoir Simone – Brooklyn, NY
Oct 25 РIOTA Club and Caf̩ РArlington, VA
Oct 26 – Pour House – Charleston, SC
Oct 27 – Live Wire Music Hall – Savannah, GA
Oct 29 – Lenny’s Bar – Atlanta, GA

All shows with Brookvile, except 10/22 and 10/24