Pictures Of A City
Written by Rob Hughes
This was an absolutely phenomenal show. As other posters have said, I actually think it was a notch above the superb 2017 Chicago Theater show, which I also attended and LOVED. I wasn’t expecting this show to be eclipse that one, but it did. Incredibly powerful playing throughout. This and truly just gets better and better. I can only hope Fripp & Co. will make another pass through Chicago soon. FWIW, the Auditorium Theater in Chicago was designed to have perfect acoustics for an unamplifi...
Written by Paul Jackel
Musical Magnificence!
Seeing King Crimson at the Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University in Chicago on September 10 was truly a night of musical magnificence. It marked the seventh time I have seen the band perform live and they continue to get better and better as time goes by. I purchased the Royal Package ticket and it was well worth the price as we were treated to a pre-show talk with Robert Fripp who spoke on some very cerebral topics (I'm not kidding!) along with separate talks with Tony Levin and band manag...
Written by Steven Moyano
Ruined by poor sound
Like Neil, I was at the 2017 Chicago Theater show and do not find them comparable. Sitting close up the sound was at once too loud and muddy, players cancelling each other. This may be more a problem with the Chicago Auditorium than the band but it makes it hard to evaluate the performance. Maybe the recording will prove me wrong.
Written by Neil Forker
Every year, King Crimson gets better. This show was my fourth time seeing them since 2014 (sixth overall since 1995), including the show released as “Live in Chicago.” I feel this show was even better than that one! The Celebration Package was worth the price, and I do hope they continue to offer these. There were scorching performances of “Neurotica,” “Larks’ Tongues in Aspic, Level Five,” and “21st Century Schizoid Man” as well as surprise set additions, “Frame by Frame,...