Elvis Costello live in concert.

Elvis Costello

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Elvis Costello is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 10% of all live performers. Based on 241 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Elvis Costello is rated as a remarkable live performer, with impressive shows that are worth watching. Elvis Costello concert reviews describe live shows and performances as breathtaking, euphoric, satisfying, pleasing, versatile, career-spanning, and intricate.


Budweiser Stage, Toronto, Canada (July 4); Manchester Opera House, None, United Kingdom (September 8); Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland (September 27); Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland (September 28); Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland (September 30); Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland (October 1);

Latest Release

The Songs Of Bacharach & Costello (Super Deluxe) (March 3, 2023)

Artist Info

Paddington, United Kingdom (8/25/1954) (8/25/1954) (8/25/1954) (8/25/1954)
Elvis Costello (born Declan Patrick MacManus on 25 August 1954) is an internationally known English singer-songwriter. Gaining prominence as an early participant in London's pub rock scene in the mid-70s, he burst into fame with his critically acclaimed 1977 debut 'My Aim Is True', still one of the most successful debuts of all time.
Has Performed With
The Imposters, Blondie, The Sugarcanes, The Roots, Ray Davies, Larkin Poe, Nick Lowe, Steve Nieve

Critic Concert Reviews

Under the Radar (USA)

April 8, 2024
Elvis Costello Live In Concert at Byron Bay Bluesfest 2024, New South Wales, Australia, March 28 - April 1, 2024,

The Music (Australia)

April 2, 2024
It felt like vintage Costello. It could’ve been the late 70s...

Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

April 1, 2024
‘Worst show in 42 years’: Elvis Costello disappoints fans

The Arts STL (USA)

January 31, 2024
To describe Elvis Costello as prolific is an understatement.

ConcertNews.be (Belgium)

January 26, 2024
Elvis Costello Live In Concert

New Noise Magazine (USA)

January 24, 2024
Show Elvis Costello and The Imposters at Majestic Theatre in Dallas, TX, USA

Dallas Observer (USA)

January 20, 2024
Elvis Costello was happy to play in Dallas, and his love of Texas music showed at his Majestic Theatre concert.

Past critic reviews published in

Houston Press (USA), Miami New Times (USA), Tampa Bay Times (USA), Aftonbladet (Sweden), Knack Focus (Belgium) and more

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