Matchbox Twenty live in concert.

Matchbox Twenty

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Critic Consensus

Based on 49 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Matchbox Twenty is rated as a watchable live performer, with shows that lack distinction. Matchbox Twenty concert reviews describe live shows and performances as nostalgic.


Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia (Feb 15); Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia (Feb 16); Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley, Coldstream, Australia (Feb 17); Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (Feb 27);

Latest Release

Push (Sped Up Version) - Single (July 28, 2023)

Artist Info

Orlando, United States (1996 - present) (1996 – present) (1996 Рpresent)
Matchbox Twenty, originally Matchbox 20 and typeset as matchbox twenty on most official merchandise, is a rock band formed in Orlando, Florida, who have sold in excess of 39 million albums worldwide. The band have been well received in many countries.
Has Performed With
Goo Goo Dolls, Counting Crows, Alanis Morissette

Critic Concert Reviews

Nippertown (USA)

July 31, 2023
90's Rock veterans, Matchbox 20, finally brought their “Slow Dream Tour” to the Broadview Stage at SPAC on Sunday night. The concert was originally slated for 2020 but was rescheduled several times.

The Charlotte Observer (USA)

July 12, 2023
After multiple postponements, third time’s a charm for Matchbox Twenty in Charlotte

QRO Magazine

July 7, 2023
Following a 2020 Covid-19 cancellation and then a weather cancellation last year, Matchbox 20 finally, although an hour late, took the stage at iThink Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach..

Vintage Rock (USA)

July 3, 2023
Matchbox Twenty | July 3, 2023 | Bridgestone Arena | Nashville, TN

The Pitch Kansas City (USA)

June 20, 2023
Matchbox Twenty at Starlight

Chicago Concert Reviews (USA)

June 17, 2023
Matchbox Twenty and Matt Nathanson finally fulfill the “Slow Dream” at Moline’s Vibrant Arena

Daily Tribune (USA)

June 15, 2023
Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas didn’t wait long to address the small elephant in the room Wednesday night, June 14, at the Pine Knob Music Theatre. Three songs into the quartet’s nearly 23-song show, Thomas acknowledged to the crowd of more than 14,000 that “We’ve all been waiting three years for this night to happen…

Past critic reviews published in

Utah Concert Review (USA), Riff Magazine (USA), The Kansas City Star (USA), St. Louis Post-Dispatch (USA), 1013 Music Reviews (USA) and more

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