The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February.
Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork announced Wednesday that the group will launch a 12-date U.S. tour in November. Its the bands first tour since 1997.
Jones died of a heart attack on Feb. 29 at age 66.
The group starred in its own NBC television show in 1966 as a made-for-TV band.
The tour kicks off Nov. 8 in Escondido, Calif., and will be in Chicago on Nov. 16. It wraps on Dec. 2 in New York. It will highlight Jones in the shows multimedia content.
Plant to headline in town from song
Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant is heading to Mississippi to headline a festival in the historic Delta blues town he recorded a song about in 1999.
Plant recorded Walking Into Clarksdale with former Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page and has visited the town numerous times.
The rock star is returning to Clarksdale this weekend to headline the Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festivals 25th anniversary celebration with his new roots-music band, the Sensational Space Shifters.