You Will FAN REVIEWS
9/27/03 Arena at Harbor Yard
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WOW - My husband and I saw the show on Saturday, September 27th in Bridgeport, CT and I am still in awe....getting chills when I hear Fleetwood Mac on the radio.
What a performance! Stevie's voice is incredibly clear, soothing & haunting at the same time. I have only seen my husband get emotional a handful of times but when I looked at him during "Landslide" and saw tears streaming down his face, I could no longer hold my own tears back. The backdrop was beautiful, showing Stevie & Lindsay - they have come full circle!! "Gold Dust Woman" was inspiring to say the least....I can't remember the last time I stood for an entire show but I could not sit down, I had to stand and dance. When Stevie sang "Beautiful Child" her voice filled the arena and you could have heard a pin drop. There are are no words to describe it....you have to experience it for yourself to understand. Lindsay had fire flying from his fingers....man, can he play!!!
From the crew to the band to the backup singers, THANK YOU - you made for an incredible night.
oooh yaaa Fleetwood Mac Rocked Hard In Bridgeport's Harbor Yard Arena.
I was in Section:1 Row: B Seat:8 Had a really great time and Fleetwood Mac was feeling Connecticut great Connecticut audience, Set was same as it has been and the songs were intense Stevie twirling alot and also This was Mindy Steins last performance with Fleetwood Mac she is pregnant with a baby Boy and we wish her the best..
Lindsey's Buckingham's wife was right in front of me with there son and daughter and his children and wife were waving at him and he was waving back they are so cute..It was nice to see his wife and children they are so sweet.. This was an incredible show....Rock on Fleetwood Mac... I was having a blast this was my third show of this tour....I won tickets to a PBS Taping of there concert in Boston on Sept.23rd at the fleet Center about 1,000 people were invited to be part of the taped event it was awesome I was up front by Lindsey's side and he was signing alot of autographs and getting alot of gifts and shaking alot of hands and I did managed to get a hand shake from Lindsey it was so incredible and to top things off even better...After Stevie sang Goodbye Baby and they took there bows stevie walked along the front waving her fingers as she was walking by to everyone she shook one other persons hand and took several flowers and gifts and then I made eye contact with her I gave her a big smile and screamed Stevie and stretched my arm and open my hand for her to shake she smiled right at me and walked over and grabbed flowers from someone that was next to me and she then grabbed my hand and I told her that I loved her and she said Thanks and still smiling then she did another wave it was incredible.....I never thought I would be able to meet her and now I can say I have met my idols.....Rock On Fleetwood Mac ....I love you thanks for the great performances and looking forward to more in the future....
Saturday's concert at the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Connecticut was
my second Fleetwood Mac concert on this tour. It had been 4 1/2 months since
I last saw them in Albany, New York. While I loved the Albany concert, I
thought Fleetwood Mac was even better in Bridgeport. Apparently after five
months on the road, they have really gotten this show down pat and they really
rocked. I was lucky enough to get seats in the second row, just in front of
Stevie. Stevie looked beautiful as always and was just in perfect form. Lindsey,
Mick and John were as good as ever. The highlight of the night for me was a
mother and young daughter (maybe 8-10 years old?) were in the first row and
stood right in front of Stevie. Stevie was flirting with the little girl all
night. Just before "Say Goodbye", the little girl gave Stevie a little white
bear with a NY Yankee's cap. Stevie took it and sang Say Goodbye with the bear
in her hand the entire time. Later on, I think she invited the mother and
daughter backstage. It was a great night I will always remember. If they ever
invented a time machine, I'd want to go back and relive the experience of this
show again and again.
I just got home from Bridgeport. It was really great meeting so many from Mick's Chat...
The show ROCKED... Far more than last May in Albany, which was the last time I saw them. Stevie Nicks is on fire. Lindsey Buckingham is on fire... What else can I say?
A few highlights:
Say You will was great. I got the biggest kick out of Stevie's lasso motions. Tons of hip action... It is so funny (In an awesome, sexy way.) You've gotta see this.
Say Goodbye was nothing short of touching. They stared at each other the entire song. The harmonies are unbelievable. This was the tear jerker of the night.
Stand Back. WOW!!!...
Tusk was the highlight of the night for me. Lindsey started out prowling around the stage, threw his guitar down to the ground, headed toward Stevie and then made a sharp right and tusked John. Then he turned around toward Stevie again for "the boxing match".lol They did a couple rounds, gave up and slow danced for a while. WOW. It is so nice to see them "so close". If you didn't know any better, you'd swear they were still an item.
At the begining of World Turning, I held up my BN album so Lindsey would see it. He immediately did, and acknowledged that he would sign it. After Don't Stop I held it up again and he came right over nelt down, and signed away.
I am in awe of this band. Lindsey's guitar playing was flawless & I don't even know how to describe standing directly in front of him as he's letting loose on Come, GYOW, WT. OMG
I LOVE seeing Stevie smile, and she sure did alot of it last night. She gave every song her all & was really, really into it.
Rock on FM. See you next year...
The Fleetwood Mac Concert on Saturday, Sept. 27, was incredible!! Even Stevie stopped during the concert to comment on the audience - "You are a really great audience!" - and you could see she truely meant it! The entire audience was standing and grooving throughout - you could actually feel the eletricity in the arena! Stevie was very, very animated - plenty of hand movements, and twirling , as well as interaction with Lindsey. The concert lasted at least 2 1/2 hours - they didn't want to leave the stage - you could really tell it! Even though they were exhausted -Lindsey's white shirt was soaked through w/perspiration ... having attended their performance last May 27 at Worcester,MA Centrum I can tell you that the difference was unbelievable - they are sooo confortable w/each other now - they ARE ready for the WORLD !!! Good luck on the rest of the tour and God Bless!
The show was excellent!!! We had seats about 20 ft. from the stage and when the lights came on Stevie turned to us and was waving away! Lindsey & Stevie were electric. They were even slow dancing for a bit. Stevie had the crowd in her hands when she sang Landslide. It's been the 3rd time I've see them this tour and it keeps getting better and better! Rock on Stevie!
I THOUGHT NOTHING COULD BE BETTER THAN THE FLEETWOOD MAC
CONCERT I WENT TO IN MAY,BUT SATURDAY NIGHT IN BRIDGEPORT I WAS
PROVEN WRONG.THEY TOTALLY ROCKED THE HOUSE!!!!IT WAS SUCH AN
ENTHUSIASTIC CROWD AND STEVIE SOUNDED SINCERE WHEN SHE TOLD US
WHAT A GREAT AUDIENCE WE WERE.IT ALL STARTED WITH THE CHAIN AND
ENDED WITH GOODBYE BABY,BUT IN BETWEEN WAS PURE ROCK AND ROLL
JOY.WHAT A GREAT NIGHT!WHAT A GREAT BAND!THEY REMINDED ME AFTER
EVERY SONG WHY THEY ARE MY FAVORITE BAND AND SHOWED WHY THEY
ARE HALL OF FAMERS.JUST TOTALLY AWESOME MAN!!STEVIE WAS IN
CLASSIC FORM.THE BEST I HAVE EVER SEEN HER LIVE.SHE LOOKED GREAT,
SOUNDED TERRIFIC, AND WORKED THE STAGE LIKE A TRUE PERFORMER.
SHE IS SOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH MORE TALENTED THAN ANY OTHER FEMALE
ROCKER I HAVE EVER SEEN.IT IS SUCH A PLEASURE TO WATCH HER,AND
EVEN MORE OF A PLEASURE TO SEE HER LOOKING SO COMPLETELY HAPPY.
MY FAVES OF THE SHOW FROM STEVIE WERE GOLD DUST WOMAN,STAND
BACK ,RHIANNON,SAY YOU WILL,LANDSLIDE,DREAMS,AND SILVER SPRINGS.
IT IS UNREAL TO HEAR YOUR FAVORITE SONGS LIVE!AS FOR THE BOYS,MICK
IS A TRIP.HIS DRUM SOLO WAS SO POWERFUL!!!HE BANGED THOSE DRUMS
LIKE A CHAMPION FROM START TO FINISH.JOHNNY MAC IS THE COOLEST
THING GOIN'.HE IS ROCK SOLID PLUCKIN' AND POUNDIN' AWAY ON THAT
BASS.I WISH HE TALKED MORE 'CUZ HE'S A FUNNY GUY IN INTERVIEWS.
LINDSEY IS ROCK AND ROLL AT ITS BEST!HIS ENERGY WAS THROUGH
THE ROOF!!!HIS GUITAR PLAYING IS BEYOND BELIEF.GO YOUR OWN WAY
AND TUSK WERE HIS BEST,BUT SECOND HAND NEWS,BIG LOVE,NEVER GOIN'
BACK AGAIN,AND PEACEKEEPER WERE CLOSE BEHIND.THE MOST EXCITING
THING WAS THE PLAYFUL INTERACTION BETWEEN STEVIE AND LINDSEY.
THEY HAVE SUCH A HISTORY TOGETHER AND IT'S GREAT TO SEE THEM
HAVING SO MUCH FUN.GOD KNOWS I HAD MORE FUN THAN I COULD HAVE
All I can say is that this is the best concert that I've gone to in a long time. Stevie was phenonmenal. When she sang Beautiful Child, I was almost in tears. Then, when she and Lindsay sang Landslide the crowd roared. And Lindsay, what can you say? He's the best!!! He played that guitar raw. He was awesome!! Mick came out and revved up the crowd more during World Turning. We were still singing and rocking to the beat long after the concert ended. Definetly in my opinion the best concert of the summer. Quoting Mick "THE MAC IS BACK!!!"
This is the third time we have seen Fleetwood Mac during this tour, they skipped Connecticut in the beginning so we went to Albany, NY, and Long Island to see them, which were great shows too. This show was at another new arena in Connecticut, which I have not been to before but it turned out to be a nice place with good sound. The band played the same song list as previous venues and they were more polished, probably due to being on the road for months. They were very tight on every song and Lindsey had just as much energy and showmanship as he had in the earlier shows we saw, while Stevie's voice was good in the beginning but it sounded very strong tonight. I wish she would put back the songs she dropped from the new album that she did in the first few shows, Running through the Garden and Destiny Rules because they are such great songs. She was pretty energetic too, she had a few twirls but when Stand Back started she was near Carlos and John and twirled like six times with her traditional shawl, she looked like a blond Goddess in a whirl wind or black and gold it was very cool. John was his cool usual self, standing next to the drums and Mick was Mick. He got his solo which is fun because he has such love for the stage and fans he gets the crowd going and then Lindsey comes out and does his thing with standing up to Mick's drums with his guitar and Lindsey went over to John to shake him up a little and then Lindsey took off his guitar and boxed a little with Stevie, which ended up with them in a nice embrace, which was not in the first two shows I saw. The crowd was very loud and enthusiastic, we sat at the back of the arena so not many people were standing but they were clapping, yelling and applauding with vigilance. The arena was basically sold out except for a few tickets but I didn't see an empty seat. They are very much the Rock and Roll band with loud great music and great guitar solos. I love their new album and think some of the songs are as great as some of the older greats. It's awesome that this band with such a long history continues to create great relevant music, and still wants to go out and play their music for their fans and blend one special night into a 30 plus years retrospective of their songs. I can't wait for the next album and tour.
This was probably the best show I've been to this
tour. The arena was jammed packed with awesome
fans--everyone was standing, dancing, and singing for
as far as you could see--up and down. It was
To begin things, we were on ice--very literally, with
the condensation coming up slowly from the floor.
Luckily, once the Mac came on we were pretty much
warmed up. I noticed that on the speakers and
plugs--Lindsey's name is spelled incorrectly. How can
that be? Mindy Stein came to talk to a few of us
(early birds) on the front row before the show. She's
so sweet. I had no idea she was performing so it was
definitely a treat.
Stevie was so full of energy! Very interactive
tonight! She was so full of smiles--constantly waving
and smiling, definitely having a good time. Thus,
"The Chain" was awesome, and "Dreams" was fabulous.
Nothing really changes with those two--very rehearsed.
Lindsey does his usual 'Peacekeeper' speech--I always
forget it's coming. It's lovely though. "Eyes of the
World" is still such a fabulous song--much better live
than the studio version will ever give it justice for.
Stevie was all about this song--she was rocking and
rolling all over the place.
"Say You Will" is completely coreographed now. Seems
like everyone has the movements down--the one more
chance finger, the change your mind shaking hands ,
the outstretched healing hands, followed by the lasso
dance. She walked over to Lindsey at one point and
they sort of swayed together as he played and she
played air guitar. Stevie improvised though--she was
dancing, full body--all over it and I think she loves
the audience participation. It was fabulous. Such a
I've never seen "Rhiannon" like I saw it Saturday
night. Stevie was growling, twirling, hitting
everything. If there would be a perfect example of
what Rhiannon should song like---that was definitely
it. I think she knew it too--or she felt our vibes
because she just kept going, and going. Skipping
around now--"Come" was amazing. It always is.
Stevie's gone but Lindsey's rocking out--always
singling out a girl or two (in this case, the girl
right next to me) to sing it to. I think he broke a
string or two jumping around the stage. He definitely
knows how to work the audience.
Stevie dedicated "Landslide" to Bridgeport--though I'm
not sure why, seemed like a transplanted audience from
the New England roundabouts. It was sweet. The did
the usual hug and side-of-head kiss thing and it was
over. "Say Goodbye" -- sounded like something was
wrong with Lindsey's guitar--a little too much reverb,
but they were great. Stevie took a stuffed something
from a little girl in the audience and held it the
whole time they were singing. I love how she has
She introduced "Beautiful Child" as she's being
doing--sounded a little more raucous this show,
Lindsey was realling going at it in that subtle
rocking way. It's very obvious Stevie loves singing
it. "Gold Dust Woman" was fabulous--if I said
'Rhiannon' was a perfect example, 'Gold Dust Woman'
tied it. It was fabulous. Twirls, twirls, she held
that long note there at the end and twisted the mic to
sing to Lindsey. Very powerful.
Lindsey is absolutely awesome. It's impossible not to
be completely fascinated when he does "Big Love" and
"I'm So Afraid" because they're just so amazing. I
would love to see "Go Insane" but that's almost too
much for poor Lindsey's fingers. "Silver Springs" was
awesome--only a few words to describe this, it was
ineffable really. She was rocking around, playing
with Brett Tuggle as he played the piano at first,
then singing the song at Lindsey's and rocking out.
Developed quite a sweat on that one. Excellent.
Aw, and the highlights of the show as usual. Lindsey
just steals "Tusk"--it's so amazing. He was very
playful tonight, "tusking John" who seemed to laugh
more than usual, and then his albeit expected "fight"
with Stevie followed by a longer-than-usual slow
dance, before Stevie pushes him away and he starts
bouncing around the stage. He obviously has a lot of
energy at this point because the song ends, and the
drum solo for "Stand Back" starts up and he's still
crazy. He's got his guitar around his neck but he's
like dancing some weird out-of-control thing--Mindy
and Sharon are laughing, every one is clapping him on,
except Stevie who is totally focused there in the
corner. Finally, she emerges when Brett starts the
opening notes and she's dancing too--though it's
actually something resembling a dnace as opposed to a
conscious seizure. "Stand Back" is a highlight
because Stevie just completely goes all out--she's
flapping her cape around, she does a thousand twirls,
she's smiling and it just doesn't get any better than
Well, "Go Your Own Way" is pretty close. Stevie is in
the coat and tails, the audience is completely jumpng,
so is Lindsey. It was excellent. As they're leaving
the stage--my own personal highlight. I'm waving,
jumping up and down and Stevie sees me, points, smiles
and waves back. Oh lordy. Fabulous. Encore. World
Turning--the song that doesn't stop--is just, so good.
Every time I see it, I like it a little bit
more--Stevie does such a great job on her part, though
at some point the words get swtiched around. No
matter, when she does it, it's flawless. Micks' vest
was good, of course, I love how he completely spits on
the front row--and that Stevie and Lindsey's mics have
to be cleaned with Listerine before they go back on.
"Dont Stop" is just classic--you just don't beat that.
Makes you wish for a cardboard cut-out of Christine.
"Goodbye Baby" was great, and my second personal
highlight. Throughout the show, I was a little to the
left of Lindsey's mic and got a few stares but during
Goodbye Baby I was captivated with his playing, looked
at him, and he was basically singing the song back to
me. I love that he sings along with her.
Just...one of the best shows. Amazing.
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