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.

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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Ian Anderson Celebrates The Real Jethro Tull

We review Jethro Tull: The Rock Opera, a multi-media presentation featuring Ian Anderson performing his old band’s music while honoring its namesake

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40 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Releases Songs in the Key of Life

Do you have a bucket list of artists you must catch in concert? Our reviewer does and reports on the “fulfillngness” of finally seeing Stevie Wonder.

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Roger Waters Brings Rare Pink Floyd to Desert Trip

To close out the festival weekend, the mastermind behind the great British band digs deep into the catalog and makes his political preferences clear

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The Who: Loud as Ever at Solid Coachella Show

On the final night of Desert Trip 2016’s first weekend, The Who gave a career-spanning performance and can still play as feverishly and loudly as ever

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