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Do It Again: Steely Dan Announces New Themed-Concert Residency at Beacon Theatre


Credit: Danny ClinchContinuing its recent tradition of scheduling series of themed concert events, Steely Dan has announced a new residency at New York City’s Beacon Theatre that will take place in the fall. The 10-date engagement runs from October 12 through October 29, and will include full-album performances, a “Greatest Hits” show, a “By Popular Demand” concert and four gigs featuring Rickie Lee Jones as the band’s special guest.

The albums that Steely Dan will be performing in their entirety are The Royal Scam on October 12, Aja on October 18, Gaucho on October 22 and Countdown to Ecstasy on October 28. The band also will be playing select hits from its other records during these shows. The October 28 concert will mark the first time Steely Dan has ever played the full Countdown to Ecstasy live.

Tickets for the group’s Beacon Theatre residency go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 10, at 10 a.m. ET via Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com and by calling 1-800-745-30001-800-745-3000 FREE.  American Express card holders can buy pre-order tickets starting today, June 2, at 10 a.m. ET.

First up for Steely Dan is a previously announced U.S. summer leg of its 2016 trek, dubbed “The Dan Who Knew Too Much” tour. The outing, which features ex-Traffic frontman Steve Winwood as the band’s opening act, gets underway June 7 in Cincinnati and is mapped out through a July 17 show in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania.

Here’s the full list of dates for “The Dan Who Knew Too Much” summer tour leg:

6/7 — Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center
6/8 — Detroit, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
6/10 — New Buffalo, MI, Four Winds Casino Resort
6/11 — Chicago, IL, FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
6/13 — Morrison, CO, Red Rocks Amphitheatre
6/14 — Salt Lake City, UT, USANA Amphitheatre
6/16 — Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
6/18 — Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl*
6/19 — Las Vegas, NV, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
6/22 — Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center
6/23 — Kansas City, MO, Starlight Theatre
6/25 — Little Rock, AR, Verizon Arena
6/26 — Atlanta, GA, Chastain Park Amphitheatre
6/29 — West Palm Beach, FL, Cruzan Amphitheatre
6/30 — Tampa, FL, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
7/2 — Charlotte, NC, PNC Music Pavilion
7/3 — Camden, NJ, BB&T Pavilion
7/6 — Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
7/7 — Mansfield, MA, Xfinity Center
7/9 — Bethel, NY, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
7/10 — Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/12 — Bristow, VA, Jiffy Lube Live
7/13 — Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
7/15 — Noblesville, IN, Klipsch Music Center
7/16 — Milwaukee, WI, BMO Harris Pavilion Center
7/17 — Burgettstown, PA, Niagara Pavilion

And here are details about the band’s October residency at the Beacon Theatre:

10/12 — The Royal Scam & Hits
10/14 — Special Guest: Rickie Lee Jones
10/15 — Special Guest: Rickie Lee Jones
10/18 — Aja & Hits
10/19 — By Popular Demand
10/22 — Gaucho & Hits
10/25 — Special Guest: Rickie Lee Jones
10/26 — Special Guest: Rickie Lee Jones
10/28 — Countdown to Ecstasy & Hits
10/29 — Greatest Hits

* = without Steve Winwood.

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