Please, No Dildo Jokes: Steely Dan At The Beacon

—by , August 7, 2009

Thirty years after the release of their landmark opus, Gaucho, jazz-rock pioneers Steely Dan tour around the nation playing the album in its entirety, along with numerous other classics from their late-’70s period of nigh-insane productivity. Playing three more nights at the Beacon Theatre from Aug. 10 to 12, the band will perform The Royal Scam in its entirety, an internet request night, and Gaucho in its entirety, on the respective nights.

Though they were music industry exiles for nearly a decade, the past few years have been remarkably bright for Steely Dan. Since their reunion in 1993, the band has released two well-received albums and toured almost constantly. Despite this, their fundamental sound has changed little in the nearly four decades since their formation. Obsessed with surreal and ironic humor, the band’s stream-of-consciousness storytelling is compared to poets like Langston Hughes or Dylan Thomas.

$75. All ages. steelydan.com.

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