Live Shows

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

Bob Seger Final Tour: Live Review

Seger and the Silver Bullet Band took a ride through songs that have influenced pop culture for decades and show no sign of letting up.

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The Smithereens & Marshall Crenshaw: Live Review

The band’s sold-out concert was as much a joyous celebration of the life, and songs, of their former leader as it was a good old rock ’n’ roll show.

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The Tubes Live in California: Review

The band delivered an energetic two-hour set of blistering rock ’n’ roll, injected with an ample dose of weirdness. It was as though time had stood still.

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Michael Nesmith Live in California: 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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Petula Clark Treats Audience to Her Big Hits

The English singer performed many of the hit singles that delighted radio listeners in the ’60s, displaying an air of confidence befitting her 7 decades as an entertainer

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The Zombies at Levon’s Barn in Woodstock: 2018 Review

The British Invasion performed a career retrospective, plus some well-chosen covers and Argent songs, at the home of the Midnight Ramble

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Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ @50 Live: Review

They didn’t dare bill it as a Byrds reunion, but to those fans who caught a show on one of the year’s most talked-about tours, that’s exactly what it was.

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Arlo Guthrie, Friends & Family at Carnegie Hall

Guthrie has said that 2019’s Thanksgiving concert may be the last. If so, he can retire the tradition knowing that he’s still at the top of his game.

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Lights Up NYC Stage: 2015 Review

It was a triumphant night for the Maestro as he played to an enthusiastic sold-out crowd at NYC’s Irving Plaza for his first U.S. comeback show

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Bob Seger 2017 Runaway Train Opener: Look Back

The star played a 20-song set in Toledo on opening night of his big arena tour. He was forced to abruptly end the tour due to surgery

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