Pretty Lights live in concert.
ON TOUR

Pretty Lights

31
critic concert reviews
electronic

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

73
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Based on 
31
critic concert
reviews
Last 12 Months Rating  
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Critic Consensus

Based on 31 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Pretty Lights is rated as a watchable live performer, with decent shows overall. Pretty Lights concert reviews describe live shows and performances as expansive, alluring, and captivating.

ON TOUR

Bonnaroo Farm, Manchester, TN, United States (June 13); Double JJ Ranch, Rothbury, MI, United States (June 20);

Latest Release

Rainbows & Waterfalls - Single (October 20, 2017)

Artist Info

Genre
electronic
Origin
Fort Collins, United States (2004 - present) (2004 – present)
Bio
Derek Vincent Smith (born November 25, 1981) is an American electronic music artist who performs under the stage name Pretty Lights. He is also the proprietor of an associated music label, Pretty Lights Music.
Has Performed With

Critic Concert Reviews

303 Magazine (USA)

August 12, 2018
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“I’m feeling much excitement about announcing the 10th Anniversary Pretty Lights shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado on August 10 and 11, 2018.

303 Magazine (USA)

August 13, 2017
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Celebrating eight consecutive years at Red Rocks, he bridged the decade with early releases and brand new music alike.

Concert Addicts (Canada)

August 10, 2017
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Upon reflecting on this relationship, it is clear that Pretty Lights was the first stop in my journey through the expansive genres of dance music.

Showbams (USA)

November 17, 2016
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The ‘EDM bubble’ may be bursting, but Pretty Lights remains a beacon of hope at the Santa Barbara Bowl

The Santa Barbara Independent (USA)

November 15, 2016
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The epic show was akin to a 1990s rave — imagine the bowl lit up with glow sticks, bass rattling in your chest, and dancing underneath the stars.

New England Music News (USA)

August 17, 2016
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What I later learned upon arriving to the venue on a hot summer evening, was that it was a 2 night/Friday/Saturday festival.

Scenestr (Australia)

January 18, 2016
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After having my soul sucked at my day job earlier that day, Colorado producer Pretty Lights brought me back to life with a sweaty, visually alluring, and captivating skankfest.

Past critic reviews published in

Westword (USA), Festivalrykten (Sweden), LA Music Blog (USA), Twin Cities Daily Planet (USA), Record Collector Magazine (UK) and more

Image Credit

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