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Anita Baker Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (3.1 Stars)

Number of reviews: 61



2.0 star rating Shelisa Williams from Las Vegas, Nevada


I attended the show on Friday June 1, 2019. Although Anita Baker can sing, I did not expect the entire show to be a sound check. It was a big waste of my money and time. She sang approx 5 songs because she kept complaining about the reverb, and inability to hear the horns and piano, but that’s what the soundcheck is for.

2.0 star rating from Atlanta, Georgia


I was very excited to see Anita. First, she was an hour late with no explanation. Second, the first song lasted 20 minutes with very little singing from Anita In fact , she hummed her way through all her songs. The band was fantastic and they carried her. She kept saying she was tired but if I didn’t know better, I think she was stoned. The sax player was awesome. The band played over any attempt Anita made to sing. Very disappointing. Baby Face was awesome and sang longer and better than Anita. One of the highlights was Usher appearing on stage. I really wanted to hear Anita sing her songs but she wasn’t up to it.

2.0 star rating Terri from New York, New York


We left. She seemed high and sang (in my opinion) off tune quite a bit of the time.

2.0 star rating Dawn Bragg from Greensboro, North Carolina


I've seen Anita in several cities and the concert is always over an hour late. When she came out she was limping as she has been on all other concerts. She kept complaining about the engineering sound. She would sing one song and talk about 10min between songs. I came in from Chicago and was disappointed.

2.0 star rating Steve from Raleigh, North Carolina


Two themes from reviews from other sites carried through to last night...the show was gonna be an hour late, and performance/sound staff showed little competence. Anita asked for a mic stand, staffer got one 5 minutes later, but set it down 40 feet from her. Anita called to him to get it closer, he disregarded her and walked off. Stage equipment wasnt tested before hand, she walked someone through getting it right. " the button that says Anita, baby..." Worse of all, though Anita Baker still showcased her talented voice, it couldnt be enjoyed due to the overwhelmingly loud bass. WHUMP, WHUMP!! RUMBLE, RUMBLE RUMBLE!! Every wham of the bass drum, every note of the preconcert prerecorded music, was set/played far and away too loud for joyful listening to the vocals of a singer. It was so bad, I really couldnt wait for the show to end. Anita did sing a few songs past the end of show, maybe to atone for the late start. A lovely voice that couldnt be enjoyed due to the sound crew

2.0 star rating Douglas Fairfax from Greensboro, NC 11/23


I was really looking forward to the show. I arrived 45 mins. early, and the show finally started an hour and 15 mins. late. From the moment she came on stage, she barked complaints to the live nation folks. (She needed a better mic stand, she needed an acoustic piano, the volume levels weren't right etc.) She opened with a Patti Labelle song, why I don't know. She never apologized for being late. It really seemed to the audience she was unprepared and had done no walk throughs in preparation for the show. My wife and I were very disappointed and left an hour into the show. As we left the coliseum, we noticed many others leaving as well. Ive never walked out of a concert before, but we just couldn't take any more.Won't go to see here again.

2.0 star rating Chris from Atlantic city, nj


First...I love her music. But...her concert was awful. Just like what I've read from others, she complained all night and appeared totally unprepared. I'll still listen to her music but I'll never go to another one of her concerts...

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