Live Shows

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

Heartbreakers’ Benmont Tench Shares His Sorrow

Though the keyboardist never said his friend’s name during his nearly two-hour set, Tom Petty’s spirit was felt by all. Our review

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J. Geils Band Rocks Hometown Crowd: 2015

The rock ‘n’ roll band delivered for their loyal Boston fans in one of their final performances together. The good times rolled

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Jeff Beck Live at the Hollywood Bowl: Review

The crowd was treated to a jaw-dropping display of deep blues, hot licks and dive-bombing Stratocaster forays into the ionosphere of rock with special guests Billy Gibbons and Steven Tyler. It’s available in a variety of formats

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Rolling Stones’ Final 2017 #NoFilter Concert: Recap

The Stones spread out 14 European dates across 46 days and closed out their 2017 tour with three nights in the City of Lights. Our recap

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Buffalo Springfield Tribute Concert: Furay, Dolenz +

An all-star group including the band’s own Richie Furay paid tribute to Buffalo Springfield at an L.A. benefit concert for a great cause.

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Squeeze, Rejuvenated, Treat Fans to Standout Show

Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford, buoyed by two new members plus the skills (and antics) of Stephen Large (keys) and Simon Hanson (drums) sound better than ever

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The Killers Kill in Boston: Review

From the review: There’s a relentlessness about the Killers—we’re going to entertain you if it kills us: 22 songs in an hour-50-minute show.

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Dream Syndicate: Majestic, Loud, Noisy, Fun, Alive

They came roaring back with the kind of majestic, loud, noisy, fun, alive show that would be impressive from a band half their age.

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Roger Daltrey 2017 With Who Band Members: Recap

The Who singer did a brief solo tour last year. He’ll be performing ‘Tommy’ in 2018 with full orchestras and members of The Who’s band

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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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