Listen to the band! When the Monkees slayed Jacksonville’s Florida Theatre

“But today there is no day or night, today there is no dark or light, today there is no black or white, only shades of gray:” Peter Tork, Davy Jones, and Micky Dolenz join forces for an emotion-laced rendition of the Barry Mann / Cynthia Weil “Headquarters” linchpin on June 6, 2011, at the Florida Theatre. Jacksonville was the Monkees’ fourth stop on the North American leg of their “An Evening with The Monkees: The 45th Anniversary Tour” and marked Jones’ final shows with the Pre-Fab Four before a severe heart attack eight months later. Photography by Jeremy Roberts

The Monkees dropped a dose of good clean fun for over two and a half hours on June 6, 2011, at the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville. Comprising Broadway-endorsing heartthrob Davy Jones on vocals, percussion, and acoustic guitar, scintillating multi-instrumentalist Peter Tork on lead electric guitar, bass, banjo, keyboards, and French horn, balls to the wall tune…

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Retro pop culture interviews & lovin’ something fierce sustain this University of Georgia Master of Agricultural Leadership alum. Email: jeremylr@windstream.net

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Jeremy Roberts

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Retro pop culture interviews & lovin’ something fierce sustain this University of Georgia Master of Agricultural Leadership alum. Email: jeremylr@windstream.net

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