Steely Dan -- featuring Donald Fagen -- has announced a string of late-summer and fall dates in which the band will play full set sof their classic albums. Consequence Of Sound reported the trek kicks off on August 27th at Youngstown, Ohio's Foundation Amphitheater and stretches through a three-night stand at The Met in Philly on November 6th, 8th, and 9th. As is their custom, at the multi-night stands in New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia, Fagen and the band will alternate the nights with performances of such classic albums as The Royal Scam, Aja, Gaucho, Fagen's 1981 solo set The Nightfly, an evening of "greatest hits" -- or selections chosen by "popular demand."

Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker died on September 3rd, 2017 at age 67.

Donald Fagen explained a while back that Steely Dan was actually one of the most unlikely bands to gain traction on the road: "We actually ended up as a touring band by accident, really. I'm talking about my partner Walter Becker and I. Certainly I became a frontman by accident, I know that. We just couldn't find a singer that we felt could convey the attitude we we're looking for. And it became obvious that I was probably the one to do it, even though I had very little experience. Our model for songs was more literary or short story-like than being a model from popular music."

JUST ANNOUNCED: Steely Dan tour dates (subject to change):

May 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11 - Las Vegas, NV - The Venetian Theatre
August 27 - Youngstown, OH - Foundation Amphitheater
August 30 - Rochester Hills, MI - Meadow Brook
September 1, 2 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival
September 4 - Moline, IL - Taxslayer Center
September 8 - Lincoln, NE - Pinewood Bowl
September 13 - Lincoln, CA - Thunder Valley Casino
September 14 - Santa Rosa, CA - Luther Burbank Center
September 17, 18 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery
October 11 - Rochester, NY - Auditorium Theatre
October 12 - Syracuse, NY - Landmark Theatre

October 15 - New York, NY - Beacon Theater (Aja)
October 16 - New York, NY - Beacon Theater (The Royal Scam)
October 18 - New York, NY - Beacon Theater ("By Popular Demand")
October 19 - New York, NY - Beacon Theater (The Nightfly)
October 21 - New York, NY - Beacon Theater (Gaucho)
October 22 - New York, NY - Beacon Theater ("Greatest Hits")

October 25 - Boston, MA - Orpheum Theater (Aja)
October 26 - Boston, MA - Orpheum Theater (The Nightfly)
October 29 - Boston, MA - Orpheum Theater (Gaucho)
October 30 - Boston, MA - Orpheum Theater (The Royal Scam)
November 1 - Boston, MA - Orpheum Theater
November 2 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun
November 5 - Bethlehem, PA - Sands Casino
November 6 - Philadelphia, PA - The Met (Aja)
November 8 - Philadelphia, PA - The Met (Gaucho)
November 9 - Philadelphia, PA - The Met ("Greatest Hits")

AUDIO: DONALD FAGEN ON THE STRUCTURE OF STEELY DAN