John Scher/Metropolitan Talent Presents DONOVAN, 10/19
Recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, legendary folk-rock & pop troubadour Donovan announces he will perform in New York City on Friday, October 19th at 8:00pm. Tickets, priced at $65, $85, $150 Gold Circle and $300 VIP includes meet & greet (includes ALL fees) are available via Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
Donovan truly is one of the preeminent members of British Rock Royalty and remains an important part of popular culture since his career began in 1965. Between 1966-1969, Donovan scored a string of eleven Top 40 hits in a row: Mellow Yellow, Sunshine Superman, Epistle to Dippy, There is a Mountain, Wear Your Love Like Heaven, Hurdy Gurdy Man, Jennifer Juniper, Lalena, Atlantis, and Riki Tiki Tavi. He was a close friend of The Beatles and has shared the stage with many musical legends, including Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck.
Donovan's autobiography The Hurdy Gurdy Man (Arrow Books) was published in 2005 and a documentary, Sunshine Superman, The Journey of Donovan , was released by SPV in 2008. His latest CD release, THE ESSENTIAL DONOVAN (Sony) is a 36-song, double-CD collection of his seminal recordings from 1965 to 1973 on the Hickory and Epic Records labels, includes four tracks previously unissued on CD in the U.S. Donovan has been honored as an "Officer of the Order of Arts & Lettres of the French Republic" in recognition of his contribution to poetry and songwriting.