Live Shows

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

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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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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Graham Parker Displays His Tender Side: 2016 Review

GP brought his Duo tour with longtime bandmate Brinsley Schwarz to NYC and performed a career retrospective of his songs including several overlooked gems

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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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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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Lindsey Buckingham Shines in Concert: 2018 Review

Not long after his departure from Fleetwood Mac, the musician began his own solo tour. We had no idea of the health issues that were to come

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Steve Miller Makes Magic at Met Museum: Review

The blues rock musician was “blown away” by the institution’s 2019 “Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll” exhibit. “Ready to have some fun?” he asked

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Roger Waters Reminds Fans Who ‘Us’ + ‘Them’ Are

Audiences for his 2017-18 “Us + Them” world tour were in for a treat. Waters chose many Floyd favorites. Our review, with some video highlights

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Faces 2015 Reunion Gave Fans a ‘Glorious’ 7 Songs

It was “exactly that shambolic bonhomie” that fans loved about the Faces, as Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and Kenney Jones revived the band for one night

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Cher at the MGM Park, Las Vegas: She Got Us, Babe

She bragged she didn’t mind telling folks she’s 73 because people would either be amazed she’s still alive or amazed she can still fit in her costumes.

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