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Anita Baker Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (3.2 Stars)

Number of reviews: 58



3.0 star rating Ms. Lisa from New York, New York


Could not follow along with song choices...just saw her a few months ago in Connecticut. ..and she was amazing. Farewell also...maybe she should have made that the last show..because tonight she seemed extremely tired and the show started late and ended super quick. So! For all you Valentines lovers tomorrow...there's hardly any classic Anita Baker love songs . . . . beware...signing off a disappointed Anita Baker Fan for over twenty years. 😢.

3.0 star rating William Todd from Baltimore, Maryland


Have loved Nitta since the 1980s. Babyface started off the evening and while he seemed a bit wobbly at first it was amazing to hear such an iconic singer/producer. His set became magical when he, and his band, began to play the sounds he wrote and produced. Wow! Anita came out and was giving a 'diva' vibe from the start. She seemed to yell a lot and blamed the sound team for her not being heard correctly. It was an ongoing theme throughout the night. She did have moments that reminded you why you were there, however, it was a disappointment overall. She didn't sing Body and Soul - even after it was repeatedly screamed out for her to sing. I was seated in the 6th row and the ticket was almost $500. When she indicated she was going to change and return for her encore I, along with many many others, left the arena.

3.0 star rating Reginald Gaulden from Baltimore, Maryland

!!!!!!HATED IT!!!!!

Waited all these years to re-live one of the greatest vocalist Ms BAKER and all she did was complain about the sound.. ALL NIGHT!!!.. Ms. BAKER there is a thing called 'SoundCheck' and it's BEFORE we come in, not after.. As a paying customers..SHAME SHAME SHAME... Yes FAREWELL!! cuz you'll never get another penny from me.....

3.0 star rating Chris A from Atlantic City, New Jersey


The show was okay. Show time was supposed to be 8PM…yet Anita strolled out at 8:55PM…unacceptable. Her voice was beautiful but she talked way too much. Complained about the smoke machine, being tired, and other issues. It seemed like every song dragged on too long.

3.0 star rating Long Time Fan Nancy from Greensboro, North Carolina


The Coliseum needs improvement from security check points to parking. The event was disorganized and frustrating for guests. The seats are entirely too small with no leg room. The performance started hours late, but was excellent once Anita Baker walked on stage. Anita song all of the audiences favorite songs from Angels to Rapture and more. She continued to perform from 9:00 to 11:00 pm. Thanks for giving us our money worth. My 3 star score is because of the Coliseum not Anita Baker.

2.0 star rating Janie from Boston, Massachusetts


I Love Anita Bake and was so excited to see her only to listen to the crowd sing most of the songs and when she did sing the acoustics were soooooooo bad. it seemed like the concert was very low budget. Maybe it is a good thing this was her farewell tour

2.0 star rating Melidy LaCoste from Atlanta, Georgia


Deeply disappointed! The music was good and her audience sang a good number of her biggest hits. Problem is...I didn't know I was going to an Anita Baker sing along!!! This woman allowed the audience to sing every single song and she was completely drowned out. She didn't even attempt to control her audience so I guess all the jokes me made about being tired weren't really jokes. She's one of my all time favorite female artists but she completely ripped us off. The only thing comparable to my excitement before the show was my disdain during and after. Completely dissatisfied!!!

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