Comic Con is @ home this year but that doesn't mean we can't have a little extra fun. Superstar artist and Monkees superfan Alex Ross (“Marvels”, “Kingdom Come”) is giving away a strictly limited-edition signed print of his amazing painting of the band. The sweepstakes runs until 11:59 pm PT, August 3rd, 2020. Sorry, but U.S. residents only are eligible.
Today we learned of a casualty of COVID-19, and while it was one that truly gutted us, we know we’re not alone in mourning the loss of Adam Schlesinger, who died at age 52 from complications of the virus.
Born in New York City on Halloween 1967, Adam Schlesinger grew up in Manhattan and Montclair, New Jersey, went to Montclair High School, and then got a Bachelor of Arts from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. That’s where he met Chris Collingwood for the first time.
Micky Dolenz And Michael Nesmith Set To Launch “An Evening With The Monkees” Tour And Release Their First Live Album On April 3, 2020
Tickets And VIP Packages For 14-Date Tour Go On Sale This Friday, November 15
25-Track Live Album Spans The Entire 50+ Year Monkees Catalog
Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz of The Monkees will launch a new tour and release their first-ever live album as a duo. Billed as “An Evening With The Monkees,” the tour will feature songs that span the band’s entire 50+ year career – from their 1966 self-titled debut to 2016’s Good Times.
See Nez and The First National Band live at the WestEnd Celebration in Sand City, CA on Saturday, August 24th.
In 1968, he became the first member of The Monkees to bid the band adieu. Now, at the age of 77, Peter Tork has become the second member of the band to whom we must bid farewell.
Per The New York Times, Tork’s death was confirmed by his son, Ivan Iannoli, who said the cause was complications of a rare form of cancer that was first diagnosed in 2009, but a more emotional confirmation – one that we can all surely appreciate – came via a post on Tork’s official Facebook page: