The Monkees coming to Vina Robles
Band known for hits such as, ‘Last Train to Clarksville,’ and ‘I’m a Believer’
–The Monkees will come to Paso Robles with a performance at the Vina Robles Ampitheatre on Oct. 22 as part of their 50th Anniversary Tour. Tickets are on sale now at ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000. For more information, visit www.VinaRoblesAmphitheatre.com.
During the band’s time together, The Monkees amassed a dozen Top 40 hits, including a trio of tunes that soared to #1. Between September 1966 and December 1967, “Last Train To Clarksville,” “I’m A Believer,” and “Daydream Believer” collectively occupied the top position for 12 weeks. Their LP, “The Monkees” occupied the #1 position for 13 consecutive weeks, and “More of the Monkees” for 18 weeks. Both “Headquarters” and “Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.” went to the top as well, for a four-in-a-row feat in the incomprehensible space of 13 months. Overall, The Monkees sold 16 million albums and 7.5 million singles in 2 1/2 years.