Janelle Monae live in concert.

Janelle Monae

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Janelle Monae is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 1% of all live performers. Based on 160 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Janelle Monae is rated as a flawless live performer, phenomenal in every aspect. Janelle Monae concert reviews describe live shows and performances as masterful, cheerful, electrifying, riveting, breathtaking, spirited, and incredible.


Groupama Stadium, Décines-Charpieu, France (June 23); Worthy Farm, Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom (June 26); Tinderbox, Odense, Denmark (June 27); 02 Academy Brixton, London, United Kingdom (June 29); 02 Academy Brixton, London, United Kingdom (June 29); The Hall, Aviva Studios, Manchester, United Kingdom (July 2); Werchter, Werchter, Belgium (July 4); Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland (July 5); La Seine Musicale, Boulogne-Billancourt, France (July 7); Iberdrola Music, Madrid, Spain (July 10); Merkur Spiel-Arena, Düsseldorf, Germany (July 23);Tøyenparken, Oslo, Norway (August 6); Óbudai-Sziget, Budapest, Hungary (August 11);

Latest Release

Champagne Shit (feat. Latto & Quavo) [Remix] - Single (October 5, 2023)

Artist Info

Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, United States (12/1/1985) (12/1/1985) (12/1/1985)
Janelle Monae (born Janelle Monae Robinson on December 1, 1985 in Kansas City, Kansas) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, producer, actor and performer. She moved to New York to study theatre at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
Has Performed With
Of Montreal

Critic Concert Reviews

The Santa Barbara Independent (USA)

November 1, 2023
Multi-Talented Artist Monáe Closes Out the Tour in Los Angeles

Soundcheck SF (USA)

October 17, 2023
Janelle Monáe is a force to be reckoned with — a singer,

Houston Press (USA)

October 11, 2023
Janelle Monáe Presents a Warm Reggae/Dancehall Vibe at Bayou Music Center

Queen City Nerve (USA)

October 3, 2023
Janelle Monáe Satisfies at the Skyla Amphitheatre

Vibe (USA)

September 27, 2023
Fandroids gathered in the Pacific Northwest to watch an artist in their prime.

The Arts STL (USA)

September 23, 2023
Janelle Monáe | 09.13.23, Stifel Theatre

Exclaim (Canada)

September 22, 2023
Janelle Monáe Ushered Toronto into Her Age of Pleasure

Past critic reviews published in

The Boston Globe (USA), The Columbus Dispatch (USA), Under the Radar (USA), Twin Cities Media (USA), Star Tribune (USA) and more

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Seher Sikandar [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons