Steely Dan announced today that the band will return to New York City’s legendary Beacon Theatre for a nine-night residency of themed performances. From October 17 – October 30, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will stage complete performances of Steely Dan’s Countdown to Ecstasy (1973), The Royal Scam (1976), Aja (1977), Gaucho (1980), as well as Donald Fagen’s solo album The Nightfly (1982), plus “By Popular Demand” and “Greatest Hits” nights. In addition to the nine-night NYC run, Steely Dan has announced five October performance dates in Richmond, VA; Pittsburgh, PA; Buffalo, NY; Baltimore, MD; and Bethlehem, PA.According to the band’s announcement, Donald Fagen will be joined once again by the crack group of brilliant and acclaimed musicians who have famously supported him in recent years, including: Jon Herington (guitar), Keith Carlock (drums), Freddie Washington (bass), Jim Beard (keyboards), a four-piece horn section and three backup vocalists.For the October concerts, American Express® cardmembers can purchase advance tickets beginning Tues., Mar. 27 at 10 a.m. EDT through Thurs., Mar. 29 at 10 p.m. EDT. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Fri, Mar. 30 at 10 a.m. EDT and can be purchased through Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are subject to applicable service charges, and event time and date are subject to change. Fans should check local listings for updated tour and ticketing information. See below for Steely Dan’s fall schedule. For more information, visit the band’s website.