Live Shows

Want to know about the shows by legacy and new classic artists currently or recently on tour as well as what went down at festivals and annual or onetime special musical events? Our reviewers report on what they heard and saw.

Billy Joel Packs the Garden Yet Again

In the Piano Man’s monthly sold-out concerts at the Garden, the Billy Joel MSG residency keeps fans cheering with a set list full of hits

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Jimmy Webb Carnegie Hall Tribute: ‘A Celebration’

One of our greatest songwriters was the subject of a NYC concert featuring Art Garfunkel, Graham Nash, Judy Collins and more. Read our extensive review.

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Elton John Rocks His Hits in Vegas

Reflecting on a volatile 2016, the classic rock icon, at a stunning Caesars Palace show, takes stock of his career and pays tribute to inspirations.

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Eric Clapton Celebrates 50 Years, At MSG

Just days after blowing away Madison Square Garden with a show for the ages, Slowhand has now postponed two L.A. gigs till September.

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Tom Jones: Sex Bomb on the Road

At 76, the Welsh vocalist extraordinaire has his summer planned out. European dates and one one in Chicago here, with more in the US hopefully to follow.

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Mudcrutch ‘Crush It’ at NYC’s Webster Hall

The concert by Tom Petty’s “other” band allowed these remarkable musicians to showcase their talents. They were joined by none other than Roger McGuinn

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Bruce Springsteen Review: Live in Boston 2016

Some artists slow down as they get older. Not The Boss! As our reviewer discovered in 2016, he’s still “as good as it gets.”

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Joey Molland’s Badfinger Concert Review

Joey Molland, the lone surviving member of the band’s defining era, spun through their hits and more at a Connecticut gig. We were there!

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Zombies 50th Anniversary ‘Odessey and Oracle’ Tour

The reformed English band are bringing their 1968 classic LP “Odessey and Oracle” to U.S. audiences for what’s billed as a 50th Anniversary tour

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Anderson Rabin Wakeman Deliver Yes Songs in NYC

The trio, all longtime members of Yes, have combined for “An Evening of Yes Music and more,” delivering a soaring showcase for many unexpected gems

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