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Critic Consensus

Based on 37 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Kelela is rated as a decent live performer, with shows that lack distinction. Kelela concert reviews describe live shows and performances as amazing, emotional, and cerebral.


Blue Note Jazz Club; Blue Note Jazz Club, New York, NY, United States; New York, NY, United States (May 28; May 28); Blue Note Jazz Club; Blue Note Jazz Club, New York, NY, United States; New York, NY, United States (May 29; May 29);

Latest Release

Like A Tattoo (Amazon Original) (February 28, 2023)

Artist Info

Washington, United States (6/6/1983) (6/6/1983)
Kelela Mizanekristos (born June 6, 1983) is a Los Angeles-based vocalist and songwriter. Born and raised outside Washington DC, Kelela never received formal vocal training in her youth.
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Critic Concert Reviews

Music Feeds (Australia)

August 28, 2023
Kelela Review – A Dance Party Rooted in Softness and Vulnerability

Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)

August 12, 2023
Kelela Live In Concert In Sweden

Parklife DC (USA)

March 28, 2023
There’s music for dancing and songs that immerse you in thought.

Exclaim (Canada)

March 25, 2023
Kelela Forged a Kinetic Connection in Toronto The Opera House, March 24

The Washington Post (USA)

March 24, 2023
The songs on her fabulous new album, “Raven,” feel intimate and lucid. Onstage, she made them feel closer and clearer.

Chicago Tribune (USA)

March 19, 2023
Kelela and her devoted fans at Thalia Hall make for a ‘Raven’ live dance party

Gaffa (Norway)

June 18, 2018
Kelela Live In Concert In Norway

Past critic reviews published in

Vancouver Weekly (Canada), Gaffa (Norway), Spectrum Culture (USA), Bristol In Stereo (UK), Drunken Werewolf (UK) and more

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