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Average customer review: 4.0 star rating (4.1 Stars)

Number of reviews: 19

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3.0 star rating Rich from Ligonier, Pennsylvania

MESS

First off, Adam is 62 years-old, not 67 as stated by another reviewer. I was really disappointed in the show. I agree with Matt, the sound was horrific. At times, employing three guitars was overkill. Even two guitars was for the most part. Too much reverb and you could barely hear Adam singing and everything was muddled. Most songs were played with that extra guitar edge leaving some of the songs barely recognizable at times. Young Parisians was the highlight for me. What was also disappointing was that it was supposed to be the Hits tour however he threw in way too many insignificant b-sides when there were so many more actual enjoyable true hits he could have played. Thrilled that he came to Greensburg PA but the delivery was overall dismal and sad. My first time at the Palace Theater and must say that it was a super nice venue and the staff were very courteous. I would definitely recommend the Palace Theater as a venue of choice.

3.0 star rating Bonnie Brusky from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

LOVE ADAM, BAD SOUND

I thought it was the venue in Milwaukee responsible for the bad sound for the show...we could barely hear Adam, but looking at other reviews from other places, it looks like Adam's sound crew needs to start over. Loved seeing him and the band, but was left feeling disappointed.

3.0 star rating Sarah J from Minneapolis, Minnesota

SOUND QUALITY - YIKES

New sound engineer is needed for the tour or for Pantages. While it’s cool to have the wash of sound of two guitars and two drum sets, it’s not cool to have them override the voice. I came to hear Adam Ant, not the bass drum. To be honest, I gave up and went home after about 6 songs. No way to tell if Adam was giving the performance of his life or a completely off-key, garbled lyrics mess, because I got maybe one phrase in 10 clearly. It was pretty clear that the band themselves were frustrated with sound too. It’s really a shame.

3.0 star rating Beeinwinter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

POOR SOUND QUALITY

I was so excited AA was making a stop in Milwaukee, not just Chicago., so I bought my tickets right away. The sound was terrible, you couldn't hear AA at all at the beginning. Later when you could hear him he sang a lot of clunkers. I suggest he get a couple of great backup singers to fill in. (The other musicians singing background vocals were ineffective.) I was most looking forward to my favorite AA song, Physical (You're So), but was disappointed by lack of gusto and sexiness. Mostly enjoyed watching and listening to the drummer, Jola.

2.0 star rating Nat serkin from Toronto, Ontario

HE’S STILL AWESOME BUT SOUND SUCKED

Worst sound I have ever experienced couldn’t hear him sing very well and the mix was terrible. Really missed the horn section too. Sound guys should be shot they ruined it for all.

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