Steely Dan make special plans for Boston

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Classic rockers Steely Dan have unveiled plans for a special set of shows for their fans in Boston. As part of the duo’s upcoming "Rent Party ’09" tour, Walter Becker and Donald Fagen are doing a series of special mini-residencies in four cities including Boston. Steely Dan will perform three shows, July 22, 24 & 25, at the Citi Wang Theatre. Each night, the duo will perform a very special set list.

At the July 22 show, Steely Dan will perform their 1977 album Aja in its entirety, while 1980’s Gaucho will be dedicated to July 24. The band will encore with fan favorites at each show. The show set for July 25 will be called "Takin’ It to the Seats Internet Request Night," where ticketholders will vote on the Internet for songs via to determine the show’s setlist.

Tickets for each show, which range in price from $48 to $198, go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. though Telecharge. A pre-sale for American Express Card members only is now underway. Special package deals with tickets to all three shows are also available.

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