Live Shows

Our concert reviews of classic rock acts as well as what took place at festivals and other special musical events

Buffalo Springfield 2018 Tribute Concert Led by Richie Furay

An all-star lineup that also included Micky Dolenz and Susan Cowsill performed at an L.A. benefit concert for a great cause

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Roger Hodgson Serves Up Supertramp Favorites: 2020 Review

It’s been more than 40 years since their breakout album, Breakfast in America, and the group’s principal songwriter and singer was celebrating it with fans

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Michael Nesmith Live in California: 2019 Review

In concert, Nesmith still beamed with the youthful exuberance and playful goofiness that marked his years on ‘The Monkees’ TV show

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Lights Up the Garden: 2018 Review

The rejuventated musician returned to Madison Square Garden for the first time in 4 decades, offering hit after hit and plenty of new memories

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Lulu Rocks New York City—With Love: 2017 Review

Nearly 50 years ago a teenaged girl from Scotland had a #1 hit that is still loved today. At a NYC concert, she sounded better than ever.

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Beach Boys’ Drive-In Concert: A California Love-In

In the pandemic era, it was not quite that to which we had been accustomed, but it was far better than watching kitchen concerts at home.

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Roger Waters Brings Pink Floyd Music to 2016 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 2016 Coachella Show

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

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Neil Young Spans Folk to Heavy in 2016 Desert Trip Set

Young and his fabulous backing band Promise of the Real treated fans on day two to his early hits. Then things started cookin’

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Rolling Stones Put on a Spectacle in 2016 Desert Trip Set

At the Stones’ 20-song opening night headlining set, Mick Jagger shimmied his way around the stage as the band offered some surprises. Our review…

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