Monday, July 30, 2012

REVIEW: Stevie Nicks' more subdued style was countered by Rod Stewart's always-animated performance

Stewart animated, 
Nicks more subdued
By Elliot Alpern
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Photo Gallery Included

There's no question that Stevie Nicks and Rod Stewart are legends in the music industry. One was a founding member of Fleetwood Mac, and was once called "The Reigning Queen of Rock and Roll" by Rolling Stone Magazine- not an accolade to be taken lightly. The other is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, both domestically and in the U.K., where he's spawned an obscene 31 Top Ten singles.

It's also pretty obvious that the masses understand what it is to have two Rock and Roll Hall of Famers touring together. Consol Energy Center was decidedly packed on Saturday night, from the folding chairs on the floor space far up into the nosebleeds. And despite what was likely a higher average age than most concerts at Consol, many came out in full dedication, sporting Stevie Nicks outfits or Rod Stewart hairdos.

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1 comment:

rain said...

I'm sure that Stevie clearly understands and appreciates the sacrifices that our soldiers have made. Afterall, she comforted those with blown off limbs and shattered skulls. Her 7 hr stint at the hospital was a huge wake up call for her and compelled her to find a way to give back to the soldiers, hence the iPod giveaways. Seems sad that the author found her to be self serving, too slow on the dance moves and incapable of hitting the notes that make her voice uniquely her voice. Advice to this reporter: open your heart and let the music in and stop trying to critique every little thing.

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