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Maroon 5 – October 21, 2010 Venue: Superpages.com

Concert Reviews - October 2010 Maroon 5 Date: October 21, 2010  Venue: Superpages.com Center City: Dallas, TX  Review by Roy Turner Photos by Michael Insuaste

Maroon 5
Superpages.com Center
Dallas, TX
Photo by Michael Insuaste

At a moment when many musicians view stylistic specialization as a way to reach listeners overloaded with options, here’s an act deeply devoted to the big-tent approach. Led by one of the cheesiest and unlikeable frontmen in recent history, the extremely punch-able, Adam Levine.

Levine and his bandmates used their 90-minute set Thursday to showcase the various facets of Maroon 5’s sound. In Wake Up Call and Stutter- the latter from the group’s third studio album, Hands All Over, released last month – they were hard-rock road warriors, bashing out muscular riffs over stomping beats. If I Never See Your Face Again and Give a Little More were lighter and funkier, with guitarist James Valentine channeling Nile Rodgers of Chic; a glittering disco ball descended during “Give a Little More,” emphasizing some kind of bad taste heritage. Can I barf forever? Read more »

By Roy Turner


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