Smashing Pumpkins Reviews
Liza from Denver, Colorado
One of the best concerts i've ever seen in my life! Billy Corgan was at the TOP of his game. This show actually blew me away. The sound was incredible, the lights and visuals were perfect and really added to the high level of this performance. BRAVO!!!
Justin Williams from Sacramento, California
SMASHING PUMPKINS DELIVERS
Wow, what an amazing show on August 28th at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. The show time clocked in at over 3 hours at about 3 hours 15 minutes. This is a pretty remarkable amount of time for a band to play. They played all the great songs you would expect, with extreme effort and spot on sound. The stage set ups (plural), were amazing and the guitar solos by Billy Corgan were simply brilliant. You often forget how good of a guitar player he is because he does so much else, but he's one of the best and this show will make you a believer. Bravo Smashing Pumpkins, I just saw one of the best concerts of my life after being very disappointed in the 1996 concerts. If you have the opportunity, take it and spend your night watching this amazing band at their peak (yes, I said it), you will not be let down. Enjoy Pumpkins fans, your patience and perseverance will be greatly rewarded by this show.
Janice from Columbus, Ohio
SMASHING MY SENSES
I have been a fan since the mid 90s, that was by far the absolute best show I’ve ever seen. It was so appealing to my senses. The backdrop videos were mesmerizing, but nothing like the music, it drew me in from the first note, till the very last. I even enjoyed the “not so popular songs” because the band was perfectly spot on. After every song, I found myself saying “Oh my”. Totally amazing, would love to follow the tour to all 36 venues
VP from New York, New York
I had seen them in 1996 and it was terrible. The sound was distorted and the stage was all black with no lights. Last night couldn’t have been better or more different. The sound level was perfect, the band was very tight, and the setlist impeccable. Bravo Corgan, Iha, and Chamberlain!!!
John from Baltimore, Maryland
LIFELONG PUMPKINS FAN
I have been a fan of the Pumpkins since the early 1990's. I have seen them once before at Lollapalooza in 1994, and they were very good that time. This time was much better. Not only did they sound better, but they seemed to be in a much better place. The entire band seemed to be very happy to be back on stage with each other. I watched and listened to the show with a smile on my face. Billy's voice sounded better than it has in a long time. It was one of the best shows that I have ever been to. I would definitely want to see them again.
Renee from Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Been a fan since 1990 and I am sooo happy that I got to FINALLY see them over the weekend. Billy Corgan's vocals were amazing as always. LOVE HIM!!!!! Worth waiting 20 years!! Smashing Pumpkins 2018 was an AWESOME concert and I would go see them again and again!!!!!!!!
Nancy from Chicago,
Been a lif long fan and the band was tight focused and absolutely fantastic! The ease and joy they felt being together again was palatable. Loved it would recommend it to anyone who is a fan of the early 90 scene
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