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Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers Reviews

ConcertsIndie & RockJazz & Blues

Average customer review: 4.0 star rating (3.8 Stars)

Number of reviews: 41



3.0 star rating from Raleigh, North Carolina


First time seeing the Doobie Brothers and they were awesome and sounded great! Very disappointed in Steely Dan. This was the third time seeing them in the past 3 years and they fell totally flat this time and sounded horrible. We left 50 minutes into their show.

3.0 star rating from Charlotte, North Carolina


Doobie Brothers were great! Steeley Dan was very boring. Played many songs but none of what the band os famous for. PNC venue was clean and a nice venue. Our group left before the concert was over due to SD selection of music. Disappointed.

3.0 star rating Dave from Evergreen Park, IL from Nashville, Tennessee


My wife and I were in Nashville and caught the Sunday Show. With the rain, the venue could be a little more generous with starting the music when more fans are actually in the venue. The entry gauntlet was frustrating. As to the music, I was pleasantly surprised at how tight the Doobies sounded. They performed a nice crisp hour set of the nothing but the hits. Much to my surprise, they stole the show. Donald Fagan and the Band were good when the played, the loss of Walter Becker's mic work with the fans was what was missing. Donald seemed a little cheesy especially when he referenced the back-up singers as the Danettes. It was said by someone else but Donald did have this look and feel of trying to be Ray Charles. When the band was cooking, it was good, Try to keep the witty bantor to a minimum, it was not working.

2.0 star rating Dom Gibson from San Francisco, California


We traveled from Chile for the Shoreline arena show. After being a Danhead since Aja it was painfully clear how past it's prime Dan/Fagen are. The set was uninspiring from both setlist and performance angles. Fagen can no longer reach the high notes, and seemingly importantly no longer has Walter Becker keeping things in order. Bearing this in mind he could at least played all the hits, which would have helped to save the day and fought the birefom which settled in early on. Dan's shortfalls were made all the more painfully blatant by The Doobies' joyful exciting, electrifying set. A few more Mike McDonald tracks (at least Minute by minute) would have been lovely but, they saved the day .

1.0 star rating Tim from Boise, Idaho


Steely Dan was horrible, waste of money -- Doobie bros rocked it out 5 stars worth

1.0 star rating Marie from Austin, Texas


We were excited as this has been a bday surprise we’ve been looking forward to celebrating with my daughter. The Doobie brothers were a night saver. They did not disappoint. S.D. Though this was the main event in our view we loved steely therefore we showed up with love and support for the new Steeley Dan band. To my surprise we were reallin in support many Fahd left within 20 minutes of them performing we stuck it out mind you in previous concerts we were the last to leave last night was no different with the exception of sharing our disappointment. Do it again is a staple WHAT how could you. Just broken at the change in the output of songs and lack of sound it was clear the vocals were being drowned out by the drums/bass. Hopeful that steeley Dan will entertain some but for us a total bust. Dobbie brothers your amazing


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