Dana Aeschliman from Montreal, Quebec
MY BUDDY FROM EBITIBE THOUGHT IT WAS OK
I asked my friend to come along because my wife's tired of hearing singer- songwriter 'country music' since we got together 15 yrs ago. My buddy's rteally into Floyd, the Doors, Harmonium and Beau Dommage but he insisted on paying for his ticket *before* we went to the show. He's still my buddy. I loved it but as my friend said "C'est dans ton ADN". Browne's music is what is now known as 'Americana'. Always great to see a show at the Place des Arts. Woulda loved to take my daughter but she's only 7 and hates my musical taste more than my wife, I think.
John Morcaldi from Cheshire, Connecticut
EXACTLY WHAT YOU'D EXPECT, A GREAT SHOW.....
In his 70th year, Jackson Browne still has the ability to move a crowd with his lyrically adventurous and inspirational songs. While his set list included a fair number of hits (Somebody's Baby, The Pretender, Running On Empty), the evening was mostly given over to deep cuts from his 17 albums, including well loved songs like "For A Dancer" and Little Steven's "I Am A Patriot", the latter having been requested by an audience member. One disappointment was that the encore did not include the expected "The Load Out / Stay". It did include a welcome homage to his good friend, the late Glenn Frey, with whom he wrote the Eagles' first hit, "Take It Easy'. The version performed here more resembled the Eagles' than his own recorded version. The audience was with him throughout, with several standing ovations and called out requests, some of which he performed, such as the luminous "Shape of a Heart". All in all, a warm and emotional evening with a great singer-songwriter.
Robin lang from Honolulu, Hawaii
Couldn’t have asked for a better professional show by incredible musicians! He honored the Hawaiian culture talked about the Hokulea voyage, and even wore his “slippas” Everything was top notch until,... The Honolulu city ordinance 10:00 PM curfew cut all of electricity and soundstage off in the middle of his encore “Stay”. Shameful, but he seemed gracious. Love Jackson!!!
Billy from New York, New York
This was a gift from Christmas for my wife. Could have played some more older songs for the crowd. Overall very good just not excellent. Would definitely go again.
from Honolulu, Hawaii
HE WAS GREAT BUT CAN’T BELIEVE THE END
I love love loVe JB but I am soooo embarrassed that the shell actually turned off the sound and lights IN THE MIDDLE of his finale song! Are you kidding me? How embarrassing for the state of hawaii. Shame on you Waikiki Shell. This is why so few artist even want to play Hawaii....no respect.
Laura S from New York, New York
NOT SO GREAT
Had great seats at the first show at the Beacon. He sounded great but his set list was blah. Too many songs no one knew. You can see people all leaving for either the bar or bathroom. He took no suggestions from the audience, he hardly talked, all in all it was kind of boring. And he finished with a Tom Petty cover, really????? Still had a great time the entire day with my daughter.
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