Imelda May live rating based on critic concert reviews.
ON TOUR

Imelda May

60
critic concert reviews
jazz

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

85
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Based on 
60
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
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Real Live Certified  

Real Live Certified badge for artists with consistent, high quality live performances and broad critical acclaim.

Critic Consensus

Imelda May is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 5% of all live performers. Based on 60 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Imelda May is rated as an excellent live performer. Imelda May concert reviews describe live shows and performances as genre-defying, emotional, soulful, stunning, uplifting, boisterous, and jazzy.

ON TOUR

Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (Aug 12); Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (Aug 13); Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (Aug 14); Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (Aug 15); Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (Aug 16); Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (Aug 17); Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (Aug 18)

Latest release

Never Look Back (January 21, 2022)

artist info

GENRE
jazz
ORIGIN
Dublin, Ireland (7/10/1974)
BIO
Imelda Mary Higham (born Imelda Mary Clabby on 10 July 1974), professionally known as Imelda May, is an Irish musician and singer-songwriter. Born and raised in The Liberties area of Dublin, May began her career in music at age sixteen - performing with a number of local bands and musicians - before forming her own band in 2002.
HAS PERFORMED with

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Backseat Mafia

May 18, 2022
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With no change over to speak about the second act of the night was on stage before we knew it and sitting behind her keyboards and accompanied by a guitarist.

Leftlion (UK)

April 8, 2022
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After releasing her sixth studio album 11 Past The Hour, Imelda May hit the Royal Concert Hall for a beautiful and uplifting show.

Hot Press Magazine (Ireland)

September 22, 2021
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Lee Campbell reports on Imelda May's recent set at the Isle of Wight Festival. Imelda May took to the main stage at the Isle of Wight Festival on a sunny Sunday afternoon.

Independent (Ireland)

July 30, 2018
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Imelda May Live In Concert In Ireland

Gigging NI (Northern Ireland)

December 22, 2017
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Support comes from Cork born solo artist Mick Flannery who assures the crowd that he is not Imelda May but is here to warm [them] up.

GIGsoup (UK)

November 27, 2017
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The once-upon-a-time bodhran-beatin queen of The Liberties has seen her reputation blossom gradually since her boisterous debut ‘No Turning Back' in 2003.

God Is In The TV Zine (UK)

November 23, 2017
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There are only two primal emotions, Love and Fear, I choose Love Well there’s plenty of love around for Imelda May tonight.

Past critic reviews published in

The Upcoming (UK), Live in Limbo (Canada), Thank Folk for That (USA), National Rock Review, Gigwise (UK) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

Raph PH [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons