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Anita Baker Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (2.9 Stars)

Number of reviews: 76



1.0 star rating Lance H from Baltimore, Maryland


Babyface did ok job he coulda had his own concert with all his songs. Anita had issues with acoustics right from get was like she kept doing sound checks and calling out people on controls, at times the screeching sound of mic drowned her words. Seemed she moved to karaoke style concert and letting band play on ..We found it extremely disappointing ..You think by Baltimore this production woulda had there problems figured out . It went on all night right till that last song and she kept telling us how blessed we all were and thanking us ! It got old after a while. She changed 2 songs before then end wardrobes which is when 1/3 of people left. She typically just marched back n forth on stage with his cape on trying to navigate the world mic which failed each time. We were surprised that they didn't take an intermission to fix the problem ..instead it continued during the supposed concert. Would NOT recomd this concert for the prices being charged Our high school band is better!!

1.0 star rating Michael S. from Greensboro NC


Anita was an hour late and it was not worth the wait. She complained the entire time about this that or the other thing (mic, acoustics, etc.). Song and voice quality were mediocre at best. Not what you would expect from a Grammy award winner. She had a slight limp and we assumed she was on pain killer drugs. She seemed high and out of sorts. We left the concert early as we could not take any more. Total waste of time and money.

1.0 star rating Derek Cashaw from Greensboro, North Carolina


I have been a avid fan for over 30 years. I literally did my Navy career listening to Anita Baker but last night's concert was A MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENT! It was all over the place, from the sound quality to the music arrangement to Anita talking walking and straying off musically. Truly my worst concert ever and Ive waited 30-40 years for that and travel from Florida to North Carolina for that was such a heartbreak!

1.0 star rating KLK from Greensboro, NC


We didn’t see her in Vegas, but I can’t find where else to rate her awful behavior last night in Greensboro, NC. First off, she kept us waiting an hour to simply come out on stage. No opening act. Which is fine. But clearly she did not practice or prepare ahead of time. There was no mic ready for her and she kept asking for a mic stand. Then she didn’t like the one they brought out and was so rude to the staff. Then the poor people managing her sound got berated most of the night, in a patronizing way. By the third time the crowd laughed (at her) and she told the sound people “they’re not laughing at you, just with you.” 🙄 She had moments of a strong song but she added so many jazzy versions of the songs I couldn’t tell what she was trying to sing. If it weren’t for the back up singers we wouldn’t know what she was singing. She seemed high as she kept saying “I love you!” And waving randomly. And she kept asking the crowd to sing her songs. Absurd! She was not prepared & rude. Sad.

1.0 star rating Bob from Memphis


Memphis FedEx Forum. 11/22/23 I give one star because zero stars was not an option. 1 hour 10 minutes late starting. Sound system music pre-concert played the same AB song 7 times in a row. Once concert started, sound was horrible almost as if no one had performed the sound check. In the middle of the third song, AB stopped the concert and walked off stage for 20 minutes. She left claiming there was feedback in backup singers’ headphones and claimed when she came back that the Forum’s speaker system wasn’t putting out enough sound. I have loved AB’s music for 38 years, but, sadly, she seemed lost… most likely done as a performer. Do not go to this concert expecting the quality of music that she has been known for in the past. Do not waste your money…buy her old albums and listen to them. Sad.

1.0 star rating Lu D. from Memphis, Tennessee


People should be aware of Anita Baker’s concert antics. Saw her in Memphis last night, concert started one hour and 15 minutes late. It was so bad, we left halfway through the concert, just couldn’t take any more of it. It was the worst concert experience of my life and we paid $350 a ticket, Her voice was good, but she stopped the concert several times complaining about her audio and sound, even once going off stage for 20-30 minutes until “they could get the sound right”. She commented that if “KISS” (white, all male band) were on stage, they would get better sound. Constant complaining by Ms Baker led to more delays and she talked on and on for like 10-15 minutes between songs. Hey folks, listen up! This is what she’s doing at every concert. Appears she’s not able to deliver two hours of vocals so she creates huge delays and gaps throughout the concert. She seemed in pain as she limped across the stage all night. It was gruesome to watch. Concert was a sham! Never again!

1.0 star rating Kt from Atlantic City, New Jersey


Something not right and its a shame. Stop touring!

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