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Janet Jackson Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.0 star rating (4.2 Stars)

Number of reviews: 51



2.0 star rating Dana Tillson from San Francisco, California


Yes, an earnest effort on the part of Ms. Jackson but where to begin when unpacking the "mess" that was this concert... 1. For an hour of the show, Ms. Jackson was dressed in an oversized flannel shirt, over an army green t shirt and jeans, with not one, but two additional flannels wrapped around her waist. Couldn't help but think there is some body shame going on here. What was that? 2. The sound mix was atrocious...Ms. Jackson's delicate vocals were drowned out by a thunderous base that had a fillings dropping out. 3. unless one was positioned directly in front of the screen at the front of the stage (I was not), the performers were blocked entirely or one was left watching them through a Venetian blind effect. 4. The band is house behind riser scaffolding entirely out of view. Whaaa?? 5. The "opening act" DJ revved the crowd for 30 min and announced, "are you ready for Janet Jaaaaaaackson", only to have the house lights come up and Ms. Jackson not appear for another 40 min.

2.0 star rating Mark B from Charlotte, North Carolina


I loved seeing Janet but the band a sound drowned out her voice. I did not spend the money to just hear the back ground nose I wanted to hear her sing and that was very disappointing. This is probley the only time I will get a chance to see her.

2.0 star rating Sheila Fitzpatrick from Portland, Oregon


My boyfriend and I have been sampling concerts for the last year. Everything. Why not? A few weeks ago we were the oldest people at a rave in the Gorge. This concert was my first disappointment. I want to blame the manager of her crew. It was hard to hear her voice. The light show was mediocre. The choreography was reminiscent of the old days. But. Not strong or crisp. Janet looked great and her costumes were beautiful. Ludicrous, her opener, was much more compelling. Sorry Janet, I give it a C-

2.0 star rating Stephanie Dufek from Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Terrible, sound was awful —couldn’t hear Janet sing, she barely danced—she had her backup dancers do all the dancing—I came to see and paid good money to see Janet dance not the backup—she seemed tired—maybe partied too hard in Chicago the night before. I am the same age as Janet and could of done a better job than her up on that stage, very disappointing—I was there to see a performance and was not worth the money at all

1.0 star rating Lb from Huntsville, AL


The base was so loud we couldn't understand the words. She never addressed the audience. The dance moves were good, but we didn't just pay money for the dance performance It was her songs from the 80's and 90's we wanted to hear. The songs she sang, we never heard before and the old songs she performed were drowned out from the awful base. Sound checks should be tested prior to the performance; EPIC fail. We left 40 min into the show.

1.0 star rating JULI from New York, New York


The sound was horrible, bass drowning out Janet's vocals which I think may have been done on purpose. She was not singing, most of the concert was really bad lip syncing and then when she did sing it was one or two words and then hold the mic up to the crowd to sing. I was really worried about her because she looked healthy but it seemed like her voice was gone. Dancers were amazing, and the musicians were great too even though they were hidden back behind somewhere we could not see them. I think this is a very poorly orchestrated event but nevertheless it was Janet so I don't regret attending.

1.0 star rating Alison from San Francisco, California


Very weak singing if at all. Mostly just held up the mic for the audience to sing. I was expecting a great show but it was horribly loud with barely any singing, bad lip synching and no personality to the audience. Made me wonder how she got this far to begin with.

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