Event Info
Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers tickets at The Mountain Winery in Saratoga

Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers

The Mountain Winery Saratoga, CA - 7:30 PM Ages: All Ages


Select from our great ticket options

Get Tickets
Price: $69.50 - $179.50
Learn More   >

AXS Premium

Premium seating available only through AXS

VIP and Dining Offers

Special packages that will complete your perfect night

Accessible Seating

Looking for accessible or limited mobility seating?

Pre-Reserved Parking

Advance purchase of parking for event.

American Express® Card Member Seating

Exclusive offers for American Express® Cardmembers

Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers

The Mountain Winery
14831 Pierce Road
Saratoga, CA 95070
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 - 7:30PM
Ages: All Ages
Doors Open: 5:30 PM
Onsale: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 - 10:00AM PDT

Bio: Donald Fagen

Donald Fagen's Morph The Cat is just your average soulful and sexy masterpiece about love, death and homeland defense. "There's nothing sexier than the Apocalypse," Fagen explains helpfully. "I suppose you could call this album Apocalypse Wow."

The darkly beautiful third solo effort from Fagen - the longtime co-leader of Steely Dan - follows 1981's classic The Nightfly and 1993's acclaimed Kamakiriad, and represents the latest installment in what now appears to be a powerful and at times deeply personal trilogy. "The Nightfly is sort of looking from the standpoint of youth, "Fagen explains. "Kamakiriad would be more about midlife. This new one is about endings really. So in a way this really has become a sort of trilogy. In fact, there are plans to put all three albums out in a box where they belong."

Along with his recording and touring with the reconstituted Steely Dan over the past decade, the inspired Morph The Cat offers the latest evidence that Fagen - whose long bout with writer's block ate up much of the Eighties - has become some sort of late-blooming workhorse. How does Fagen explain his productivity of late? "I don't know - marriage?" offers Fagen who married singer-songwriter Libby Titus in 1993. "Marriage is good, but I think I've actually been fairly consistent except for that spell in the Eighties. Other than that time, I've either been recording or touring pretty solidly. And I'm always writing - I have a lot of cassettes in a box with ideas."

Musically, Morph The Cat blends jazz, soul and other musical influences - not unlike Brother Ray once did - with extended grooves and ever changing textures and a sort of musical ambition rarely heard anymore - think Aja set in current day Manhattan. "I like it when songs develop in some way and four minutes isn't usually enough time for something to develop musically usually," says Fagen. "I'm still kind of plugged into the Duke Ellington model - something akin to classical music - where you start with something; you develop it a little bit and stick with it. And when you get a groove going, time flies."

Fagen says he has no concern about releasing Morph The Cat at a time when the music industry and the market seem as uncertain as the world itself. "I operate under Seventies rules no matter what time it is," Fagen explains. "It's a contract I have with my mind. I just keep forging on no matter what and reality doesn't have much to do with it."

Get Ready

Prepare for your night out with these options:

American Express® Card Member Seating

Exclusive offers for American Express® Cardmembers

To take advantage of this offer, you must purchase with your American Express® Card.

  • Offer Begins: 04/28/2017 10am PDT
  • Offer Ends: 08/01/2017 10pm PDT
Buy Offer

AXS Premium

Premium seating available only through AXS

What is AXS Premium?

AXS Premium gives fans direct access to purchasing premium seats at market value. Ticket prices and supplies of inventories are subject to change based on demand. With AXS Premium, fans can choose the perfect seat based on their individual preferences. By purchasing tickets directly from AXS (the official event ticketing provider) fans can eliminate the risk of purchasing tickets that may be considered lost, stolen or counterfeit.

Please note that AXS Premium may not be available for all events.

Buy Offer

Tickets for Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers

Purchase your tickets here for this event.

Price: $69.50 - $179.50
Download the App

Get tickets on your phone

  1. Use mobile tickets on your phone to scan at the door.
  2. Securely share your tickets with your friends. Have them meet you at the venue.
  3. Discover & purchase tickets to your favorite events.
  4. Post your event memories with commemorative tickets, photo collages, and more.

Sign up for our weekly event guide email.

Be the first to know. Get personalized event announcements, updates, and reviews every week with the AXS.com event guide email.

Privacy Policy