Jackson Browne Reviews
Keith Kirkpatrick from Rockwall, Texas
RED ROCKS VIRGIN
This was the first visit to the Red Rocks Amphitheater for me and my wife and I need Walt Whitman or Mark Twain to attempt to do justice in prose to this musical venue. Seeing a concert at Red Rocks is an absolute must for fans of live music, there's nothing like the natural beauty, setting, and weather this venue has to offer. I love Jackson Browne, but to my wife he is almost a deity. So for us to share this night with friends and in this hallowed place of live music was something we'll never forget. The set list, band, and Jackson were phenomenal. It's amazing that his voice still sounds like it did 40 years ago. The man may finally be losing a little hair, but he is most definitely still at the top of his performing game. Highlights included "For A Dancer", "You Love The Thunder", "Shape of a Heart", "Sky Blue and Black", and "Your Bright Baby Blues". Thank you Jackson for continuing to share your special gift, you're truly an icon and an American treasure.
Sharon from Indianapolis, Indiana
HE NEVER DISAPPOINTS!
Although the average age of JB's audience grows, the impact of his music is legendary for us "old timers" - his lyrics speak to our youth, young adulthood, middle age and beyond. He is a Poet Extraordinaire and his voice is still strong and his guitar/piano work is beyond compare. Amazing band with him and thank you, Jackson, for giving me another concert to remember and thank you for writing "Take It Easy" - we still miss Glenn Frey!
Virginia Vernon from Phoenix, Arizona
JACKSON BROWNE AT THE SYMPHONY HALL PHOENIX, ARIZONA
I have to say that the Jackson Browne Concert last night was one of the best I’ve ever seen.. no opening act just him & his band. Played for 2 hours then an intermission & came back & played for an hour & a half!! Jackson’s band was new & updated but complimented the man & his music superbly!! And JB talked to the audience telling little stories of how he loves Arizona and has been here many times since he was 8 years old & came with parents to work on the Hopi Reservation, then later on playing at Arcosanti, and writing Take It Easy in Winslow. He also mentioned that he loves to go to all the crazy antique stores we have all over the state. He was laughing that one time he found someone’s teeth in a jar at one antique store!! He said he will never forget that! LOL!! All in all JB is a Class Act & gave the audience 150%!! I have to say it was so good to sit & listen to really really good music & Jacksons voice was as good & clear as when he was 25!!
Jack Straw from Cincinnati, Ohio
HE STILL HAS IT - THAT MAN CAN SING
After seeing JB 40 plus times he still doesn't disappoint. great interaction with the crowd, good lead into the songs with some background, friendly, happy, good band and back-up singers and playing at Riverbend/ PNC in Cincinnati, can't get any better than that. What a venue, Easy in Easy out. JB still has it. he sounds like I 1st heard him over 40 years ago. What a talent. Can't wait to see him again. he's definitely one of the best musical talents that has performed flawlessly in over 5 decades....not many like him. HM
Ted in Los Angeles, CA from Los Angeles, California
HALL OF FAMER PERFORMS LIKE IT!
Unlike sports, musicians are only people you get to watch perform even after they enter the Hall of Fame. Got to share the great Jackson Browne with my 23 year old son. The night at the Greek was as great as seeing Jackson at the Troubadour in the 70's! Soulful music with lyrics that tells a story! What more can you ask? If you have a chance to go, DO IT!
Mark W from Indianapolis, Indiana
ON TOP OF HIS GAME , HASN'T LOST A THING
Fantastic , totally awesome. .His voice sounded great seasoned with age , his band extremely tight , slightly different arrangements on some older songs , roughly 2 hours 35 minutes of playing time I've probably seen him at least 15 times over the years , all of them great , but this one sticks out for , especially from a set list standpoint . To anyone who's never seen him , young or old I highly recommend , Keep rocking Jackson😎
Dan Serpico from Boston, Massachusetts
MAY 15 AT BLUE HILLS PAVILION
I had never seen Jackson Browne, before, but it was worth the wait. At age 69, his voice is still strong and he was engaging and personable with the audience. He played 25 songs! While he played a ton of hit songs (Doctor My Eyes, In the Shape of a Heart, The Pretender), he also mixed in less well known, but great, songs like: For A Dancer, Before the Deluge, Your Bright Baby Blues. He mixed between guitar and the piano and mixed up the pace, with upbeat songs like: Red Neck Friend and Running on Empty, but slowed it down and showed his soul with songs like: These Days and Love Needs A Heart. Finally, there were songs off his new album (The Long Way Around), but he also covered Warren Zevon's Lawyers, Guns & Money. it was really terrific. If your a Jackson Browne fan - you have to go see him
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