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David Byrne Reviews

ConcertsIndie & Rock

Average customer review: 5.0 star rating (4.8 Stars)

Number of reviews: 4



5.0 star rating Carolyn Finn from New York, New York


My husband and I have seen David Byrne in concert about 10 times and he never disappoints. Even got to meet him years ago when the ticket was only $100 including a meet and greet in NYC (during that concert David wore a kilt and looked HOT!) The concert on 3/3/18 was no exception. David's voice is still perfect and love the way he moves on stage. I believe all musicians were barefoot and the sound system was a 10 - no need for ear plugs - just perfect. David smiled a few times which is rare and seemed to be very pleased with the audience. Now looking for more tickets to catch this tour before he heads out of the US.

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5.0 star rating Mary from Hershey, Pennsylvania


A most amazing show - Byrne still has the moves and chops, and his show was mind-boggling tour de force. No drum set onstage -percussion was done marching-band style. Backup singers, guitarists, keyboards — every performer was a part of the show. Music, dance, pantomime, new songs, old songs .BackupJust amazing

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5.0 star rating Rich from New York, New York


I will try to be quick. Opening night of his limited US Tour. David Byrne is a not to be missed. Top 10 show! His voice is intact and as great as ever. The staging of this show was unique and very compelling. Original movements, and other innovative and fascinating visuals. Half talking heads, half newer music. Most of the new music was great. All of it was very good. Burning down the house was vintage 1984. Slippery People and Once In A Lifetime fantastic. The band was large and untethered to the stage. Young people of every race. All amazing and enthusiastic musicians. If you live near the few venues he is playing, go see him. Setlist Speaking intro Lazy I Zimbra (Talking Heads song) Slippery People (Talking Heads song) I Should Watch TV Dog’s Mind Everybody’s Coming to My House This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) (Talking Heads song) Once in a Lifetime (Talking Heads song) Doing the Right Thing I Think We're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat The Great Curve (Talking Heads song) I Dance Like This Bullet Every Day Is a Miracle Like Humans Do Blind (Talking Heads song) Burning Down the House (Talking Heads song) Encore: Dancing Together Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) (Talking Heads song) Encore 2: Hell You Talmbout Janelle Monae cover

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4.0 star rating Debbie Schmidt from Aberdeen , New Jersey


I loved this show. Saw it in Red Bank, N. J. At Count Basie Theatre. Byrne was personable, down to earth, yet delightful and quirky in his showmanship as usual. The drums were spectacular, giving an African sound even if unintentional. Byrne played favorites as well as many new songs that hat moral and political overtones. Nothing down your throat; gentle but strong and effective delivery through his music via a very talented and lively band. I loved this show - again said.

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