Tickets to Michael Nesmith & Dave Mason's Traffic Jam at bergenPAC on Sale 8/15

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey presents Michael Nesmith of The MONKEES Tuesday November 12, 2013 at 8PM and DAVE MASON'S TRAFFIC JAM Sunday January 5, 2013 at 8PM. Don't miss these two great shows at bergenPAC as tickets go on sale Friday August 15th at 11AM at www.ticketmaster.com or call the Box Office at 201.227.1030.

Michael Nesmith is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the rock band The Monkees and co-star of The Monkees TV series (1966-1968).

In 1965, Michael Nesmith won a role on A New Television series about a rock group modeled after the Beatles. The Monkees, which also featured Davy Jones, Peter Tork, and Mickey Dolenz, debuted in September 1966, and this made-up boy band developed a real following.

The Monkees' popularity soon translated into pop-chart success. They reached the No. 1 spot with "I'm a Believer" and "Last Train to Clarksville." The group sold millions of albums, but they struggled with their reputation as a manufactured act. Nesmith and the other band members began to take more creative control with 1967's Headquarters, which featured numerous songs penned by the quartet. They also played many of the instruments for the recording as well.

Founded in 2003, the 1,367-seat Bergen Performing Arts Center, or bergenPAC, is the area's cultural mecca. Housed in a historic Art Deco-style theater boasting one of the finest acoustic halls in the United States, bergenPAC attracts a stellar roster of world-class entertainment. The jewel in our crown is The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC - the innovative, educational performing arts initiative that reaches more than 30,000 students annually. The Performing Arts School provides community youth, age 2 months to 21 years, with unique, "hands-on" training in music, dance and theater by industry professionals. It is through the ongoing generosity of sponsors, donors and patrons that the not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation bergenPAC and The Performing Arts School are able to thrive and enrich our community.


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