The Weeknd live rating based on critic concert reviews.
ON TOUR

The Weeknd

182
critic concert reviews
r&b

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

74
%
Based on 
182
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
76
%
Based on 
12
critic concert
reviews

Real Live Certified  

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Critic Consensus

Based on 182 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that The Weeknd is rated as an average live performer. The Weeknd concert reviews describe live shows and performances as confident, masterful, dazzling, raucous, amazing, show-stopping, and extraordinary.

ON TOUR

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia (November 20); Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia (November 21); Accor Stadium, Sydney, Australia (November 25); Accor Stadium, Sydney, Australia (November 27); Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia (December 1); Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia (December 2); Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia (December 4); Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia (December 5); Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand (December 8); Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand (December 9); Accor Stadium, Sydney, Australia (December 24)

Latest release

AftER lIfe (September 1, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
r&b
ORIGIN
Scarborough, Canada (2/16/1990)
BIO
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, born 16 February 1990, known professionally as The Weeknd (pronounced the weekend), is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to under the name "The Weeknd".
HAS PERFORMED with
Schoolboy Q, Nav, Drake, Belly, Swedish House Mafia, Banks, Travis Scott, Kaytranada

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Mondo Sonoro (Spain)

July 19, 2023
70
%
The Weeknd Live In Concert In Spain

Express (UK)

July 9, 2023
80
%
The Weeknd took the crowd at the London Stadium on a post-apocalyptic journey complete with fire, lasers and Handmaid's Tale-style dancers.

The Line Of Best Fit (UK)

July 8, 2023
%
The Weeknd Live In Concert

Hot Press Magazine (Ireland)

June 29, 2023
%
Delivering a dazzling display on stage, The Weeknd both pushed the boundaries of live performance and soaked up the Irish love in Marlay Park. If this was indeed a swan song, it was a massively impressive one.

Mancunian Matters (UK)

June 26, 2023
%
As he touched down at the Etihad stadium on 10 June to embark on the second leg of his After Hours Til Dawn tour, the Canadian superstar Abel Tesfaye – better known as The Weeknd – was immediately preparing for lift off as he gave a performance of stratospheric proportions.

Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)

June 20, 2023
60
%
The Weeknd Live In Concert In Sweden

Aftonbladet (Sweden)

June 17, 2023
80
%
The Weeknd Live In Concert In Sweden

Past critic reviews published in

Gaffa (Denmark), Soundvenue (Denmark), NME (UK), Manchester Evening News (UK), The Guardian (UK) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

Anton Mak [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons