The Monkees’ Peter Tork gains momentum with solo show

Peter Tork of the Monkees, pictured recently at his home in Mansfield, Conn.
Peter Tork of the Monkees, pictured recently at his home in Mansfield, Conn.Jackie Ricciardi for The Boston Globe

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Peter Tork is as busy entertaining audiences today as he was when he started to “Monkee around” in 1966. One-fourth of the Monkees, a made-for-TV pop-rock band whose 58 sitcom episodes aired on NBC for two years before syndication perpetuated its legacy, Tork has taken a new solo show on the road. “In This Generation: My Life in the Monkees and So Much More” comes to the River Club Music Hall in Scituate on Saturday. What can patrons expect? “A fly-by by the Royal Canadian Air Force, elephants, circus acts – the usual stuff,” Tork joked. “No, seriously, it’s a solo show and I’ll be on stage with my guitar, a banjo, and piano, telling stories and singing songs. It’s pretty much a personal history.”

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