Happy Together 2023 Tour Begins

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The 13th edition lineup of the popular tour of ’60s pop music acts, known as the Happy Together tour, has begun its 2023 dates. The tour is named, of course, for the Turtles’ big hit that reached #1 on March 25, 1967. The new edition began on May 31, and continues into September.

The Turtles continue as the signature headliners, but with the voice of the Archies, Ron Dante, again joining Turtles founding member and singer Mark Volman. (Fellow Turtles founder, Howard Kaylan, hasn’t participated for several years.)

The rest of the 2023 lineup: Gary Puckett, Little Anthony, the Vogues, the Classics IV and The Cowsills. Together, they represent dozens of Top 10 radio hits. Watch them all perform in the opening night’s finale below.

The Turtles have sold over 40 million records worldwide. Their hits include: “Happy Together,” “She’d Rather Be With Me,” “Elenore,” “It Ain’t Me Babe” and “You Showed Me.”

Watch Volman and Dante perform “Happy Together” during the 2019 tour

Gary Puckett & the Union Gap enjoyed five Top 10 singles including their 1967 debut, “Woman Woman,” as well as “Young Girl” and “Lady Willpower.”

Little Anthony led the vocal group the Imperials to their first hit, “Tears On My Pillow,” in 1958, and followed it with such singles as “Goin’ Out of My Head” and “Hurt So Bad.”

Watch him perform “Tears On My Pillow” in 2022

The Vogues scored such Top 10 singles as “Turn Around, Look at Me,” “You’re the One” and “Five O’Clock World.”

The Classics IV scored three top 5 singles within two years, “Spooky,” “Stormy” and “Traces.” Their frontman, Dennis Yost, died in 2018.

Related: Our feature story on the Classics IV

The Cowsills have been part of the last several years of the tour. Bob, Paul and Susan Cowsill are a family singing group and the original inspiration for television’s The Partridge Family and are best known for the songs “The Rain, The Park and Other Things,” “Hair,” “Indian Lake” and “Love American Style.” They released a well-received studio album, Rhythm of the World, in 2022.

Related: Our feature story on “The Rain, The Park and Other Things”

Watch the 2023 opening night medley finale on May 31 in Clearwater, Fla.

Happy Together 2022 Tour (Tickets for most of the dates are available here and here)

Jun 05 – Durham, NC – Carolina Theatre
Jun 07 – Englewood, NJ – Bergen PAC
Jun 09 – Morristown, NJ – Mayo PAC
Jun 10 – Westbury, NY – NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Jun 11 – Hampton Beach, NH – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Jun 13 – Hyannis, MA – Cape Cod Melody Tent
Jun 14 – Cohasset, MA – South Shore Music Circus
Jun 15 – Jim Thorpe, PA – Penn’s Peak
Jun 16 – Staten Island, NY – St. George Theatre
Jun 17 – Lancaster, PA – American Music Theatre
Jun 18 – Lowell, MA – Lowell Memorial Auditorium
Jun 20 – Alexandria, VA – Birchmere
Jun 21 – Glenside, PA – Keswick Theatre
Jun 22 – Union Hall, VA – The Coves Amphitheater at Smith Mountain Lake
Jul 08 – Coachella, CA – Spotlight 29 Casino
Jul 09 – Beverly Hills, CA – Saban Theatre
Jul 11 – San Diego, CA – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay
Jul 12 – Prescott Valley, AZ – Findlay Toyota Center
Jul 13 – Ojai, CA – Libbey Bowl
Jul 14 – Scottsdale, AZ – Talking Stick Resort
Jul 15 – Las Vegas, NV – The Smith Center
Jul 16 – Costa Mesa, CA – Pacific Amphitheater
Jul 27 – Red Bank, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre at the Count Basie Center For the Arts
Jul 28 – Atlantic City, NJ – Ovation Hall
Jul 29 – Wallingford, CT – Toyota Oakdale Theatre
Jul 30 – Lynn, MA – Lynn Auditorium
Aug 01 – Albany, NY – Palace Theatre
Aug 02 – Utica, NY – Stanley Theatre
Aug 03 – Rochester, NY – Kodak Center
Aug 04 – Greensburg, PA – Palace Theatre (with Badinger’s Joey Molland instead of the Vogues)
Aug 05 – Owensboro, KY – RiverPark Center
Aug 06 – Northfield, OH – MGM Northfield Park
Aug 08 – Wabash, IN – Honeywell Center
Aug 09 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
Aug 10 – Kettering, OH – Fraze Pavilion
Aug 11 – New Buffalo, MI – Silver Creek Event Center (without the Cowsills)
Aug 12 – Manistee, MI – Little River Casino Resort and Hotel
Aug 13 – Aurora, IL – Paramount Theatre
Aug 15 – Appleton, WI – Fox Cities PAC
Aug 17 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater
Aug 18 – Waukegan, IL – Genesee Theatre
Aug 19 – Saint Charles, MO – Family Arena
Aug 20 – Peoria, IL – Peoria Civic Center
Aug 22 – Louisville, KY – Kentucky State Fair
Aug 23 – Effingham, IL – Effingham Perf. Center
Aug 24 – Shipshewana, IN – Blue Gate PAC
Aug 25 – Wisconsin Dells, WI – Crystal Grand Music Theatre
Aug 27 – Deadwood, SD – Deadwood Mountain Grand
Aug 28 – St. Paul, MN – Minnesota State Fairegrounds
Aug 29 – Fish Creek, WI – Door Community Auditorium
Aug 30 – Wausau, WI – Grand Theater
Aug 31 – Des Moines, IA – Hoyt Sherman Place
Sep 01 – Evansville, IN – Victory Theatre

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