Natalie Merchant live rating based on critic concert reviews.
ON TOUR

Natalie Merchant

32
critic concert reviews
rock

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

82
%
Based on 
32
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
74
%
Based on 
4
critic concert
reviews

Real Live Certified  

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Critic Consensus

Natalie Merchant is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 10% of all live performers. Based on 32 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Natalie Merchant is rated as an excellent live performer. Natalie Merchant concert reviews describe live shows and performances as glorious.

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Latest release

Keep Your Courage (April 14, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
rock
ORIGIN
Jamestown, United States (10/26/1963)
BIO
Natalie Anne Merchant (born October 26, 1963 in Jamestown, New York) is an American alternative rock singer-songwriter. After rising to fame at the helm of the popular folk-rock band 10,000 Maniacs, Natalie Merchant enjoyed even greater success as a solo artist during the mid-'90s.
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CRITIC concert REVIEWS

God Is In The TV Zine (UK)

November 6, 2023
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Natalie Merchant – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 05/11/2023

Spectrum Culture (USA)

September 25, 2023
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Natalie Merchant Live In Concert

Parklife DC (USA)

July 5, 2023
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Few artists are as well-suited to working with an orchestra as Natalie Merchant. Last week, Natalie was backed by the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in DC.

The Portland Press Herald (USA)

May 10, 2023
%
The Portland venue served the complex arrangements well.

Yorkshire Evening Post (UK)

August 5, 2018
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In reaction to this, the former 10,000 Maniacs front-woman has returned to perform at a handful of intimate, picturesque venues with just long-time partner and guitarist Erik Della Penna.

Financial Times (UK)

July 31, 2018
100
%
Natalie Merchant, St John the Evangelist, Oxford — poetry and emotion

The Times (UK)

July 18, 2018
80
%
For her latest transatlantic jaunt the 54-year-old New Yorker has deliberately downsized, playing intimate unplugged shows, accompanied only by her long-time guitarist Erik Della Penna, in mostly smaller towns.

Past critic reviews published in

The Santa Barbara Independent (USA), Star Tribune (USA), Chicago Concert Reviews (USA), Knack Focus (Belgium), The Guardian (UK) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

Bryan Ledgard [CC BY-2.0] via Wikimedia Commons