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Elvis Costello and Blondie Reviews

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Average customer review: 2.0 star rating (2.2 Stars)

Number of reviews: 27

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2.0 star rating Mary from San Francisco, California

OHHHHH ELVIS...

The sound mix was off but Elvis sounded out of tune a lot of the time. I went for Elvis but Blondie blew him away. So sad.

1.0 star rating Sam Nitzberg from Sparks, Maryland

ELVIS IS BEING DONE A MAJOR MISSERVICE BY HIS SOUND CREW

Saw him in Gettysburg a week before this tour. All of the same problems as others are posting here. Sound WAY too loud, he was completely unintelligible. Completely disappointed. Sure hope he sees these reviews.

1.0 star rating Esco Dude from Los Angeles, California

WHAT A RIP OFF

Horrible sound. We left while Blondie went on too long. From what I see we didn’t miss anything by not seeing Elvis Costello. Pechanga should be ashamed of themselves for calling a confederate center a theater. Won’t be back no matter who plays there.

1.0 star rating R Freeman from Los Angeles, California

BAD SOUND MIX RUINS THE EC SHOW!

Agree with the other reviewers. We set right next to the mixing board and the heavy bass frequencies and distortion ruined what should have been a Hall of Fame performance. Accidents will happen but this one was the fault of the sound engineer who evidently didn't notice that her truly horrendous sound mix literally drove people out of the arena. The sound for Blondie was fine. But for EC and the Imposters they plugged in a new mixing board and brought in a new sound engineer. She was oblivious to the disastrous affect her butchering of the mix had on the show. We were five feet away from her and were tempted to pass her a note begging her to "turn down the bass!" The low end sub-woofer tones for the bass drum, floor toms and bass guitar were mind numbing. Fine for a hip hop show but not for the subtleties of a master song writer and his four piece band.

1.0 star rating Cat from Benicia , California

TERRIBLE

Went there to see Elvis and was Soooo disappointed. I didn’t recognize any of his songs because he was singing so out of key and flat. I’ve never heard anyone perform so badly. I couldn’t figure out the melody of any of his songs until the chorus, and then I could put it together. Wow, that was a shame, and was so looking forward to seeing and hearing him. Blondie sounded better than Elvis, and I didn’t go to see her. Bummer!!!!

1.0 star rating Ellie from Concord, California

TERRIBLE

Went there to see Elvis. He sang so off-Key and flat, the songs were unrecognizable. I couldn’t figure out what he was singing until the chorus, and then I was able to put it together. WOW!!! What a shame, I love him and really wanted to hear his beautiful vocals. What the heck happened???

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