Top 60 Live Shows Quotes

In this post, you will find great Live Shows Quotes from famous people, such as Anne-Marie, Bruce McCulloch, Tyler Joseph, Steve Forbert, Hope Sandoval. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Enter Shikari are a mash-up of everything. I used to re

Enter Shikari are a mash-up of everything. I used to really love dubstep when they first came out. They had those amazing basslines, so I loved going to the live shows.
I’m just ah, actually developing a tv show for HBO, and I’m directing a film this summer, and actually I’m doing some live shows out in western Canada.
Bruce McCulloch
If you really see how many live shows are going on… you can start to do things that are out of the ordinary.
It’s not like making records is terrible. Still, I do find the writing of the songs and the live shows to be the things that give you the most clear picture of what it’s all about.
The best live shows I’ve ever been to were Green on Red live shows. Amazing live band.
I worked with Carl Perkins on a number of shows. Live shows. He just showed up and played. He just killed. Killed! Man… he was amazing!
When I am not recording, I do live shows or am at home catching up on shows which I regularly watch. But there will always be some music around me.
My only general rule was to steer away from things I played with the band over the past couple of tours. I was interested in re-shaping the Rising material for live shows, so people could hear the bare bones of that.
It’s important for me to put out things that I think are good – I want to be a fan of my own stuff. I also want my live shows to be really awesome, and dance is such an important element for me and my performances.
The only way to stay sharp is to do live shows. There is no part-time comedy.
I’m ashamed to say it, but I watch YouTube videos of our live shows, wondering if it actually sounded the way it sounded when I was playing it, and the consistent thing I see is that you can feel the anxiety and the tension and it’s over-aggressive a lot of the time.
Growing up, when I was at live shows, I was always hoping someone would come out on stage and say, ‘The guitarist is sick and couldn’t make it… does anybody know how to play all the songs?’ That was always my little dream. It was a massively inspiring thing to be in a space with live shows.
The most amazing live shows that I’ve ever seen were Rain Parade shows.
I think in 2016 I’m going to focus on performing a lot more and doing as many shows as I can. There’s plans to tour more, and that’s where my heart is – doing the live shows.
I feel, in my live shows, I can be as dynamic as I want. It’s my comfort zone. When I get in the studio, it’s more of a solitary experience, which can be good creatively.
My solo stuff for live shows is very meandering. I write a lot of slower bits that give me room to improvise and play with a character.
If you come to any of my live shows, you’ll see, it’s very frenetic. I have the attention span of a gnat.
Live shows are funsometimes. But you have to practice for months on end.
Jeff Lynne
I only want to do live shows. What happens with TV shows is you can’t always do things live.
I do really long DJ sets – I play for five or six hours sometimes – but the live shows are a bit more compact. The arch of how to tell a story, where the energy is, where you have peaks and drops, where things go up and things come down, that’s all being informed by DJ-ing.
Once you start out, you are kind of finding out who you are, and then by the time you get to the second album or you’ve been touring a lot, doing live shows or whatever, the sound starts to shift slightly to something that is more the true essence of what the band really is.
I think that live shows are more important for singers than composers, because composers still get a lot of recognition as compared to a singer.
I think from doing so many live shows it gives you a real appreciation of being present. You don’t know what’s going to happen, you don’t know what is around the corner.
Sometimes if you’re in the studio for a very long time, you want to get out and play live shows and vice versa.
Even if I hadn’t won ‘Drag Race,’ even if I’d never been on, I’d still be working my tail off, creating live shows, magazines, videos, anything I possibly could!
There is no chance of retakes during live shows and that really challenges me.
I think I’m better at live shows than I used to be because I’m way more comfortable with the uncomfortable pauses between songs. Now, rather than trying to talk or do a costume change, I’ll use those moments for myself. I listen to what other people are playing, or just rest, or dance, even though I don’t know how to.
Our live shows are a visual as well as a musical experience.
We played a lot of live shows, we just kept plugging away and playing music and people kept coming back.
Through the years I’ve found that I prefer live playing to recording. I still do lots of recording – but I treasure the live shows.
Tony Levin
Why should anybody see our faces? What have our clothes got to do with anything? So we got the masks and the overalls, and we set about developing the most insane live shows that anyone has ever seen.
I've never been one of those musicians to differentiate

I’ve never been one of those musicians to differentiate between acoustic and electronic sounds. I just see it all as sound sources to be used. This translates into my live shows as well.
It was always difficult for me to listen to my singing voice for the first 20 years or so. I mean, I really enjoyed singing, and I enjoyed doing live shows, but being in a recording studio and having to hear my voice played back to me would really drive me up the wall.
I love watching live shows from different artists from different stages of their lives. I’m always interested in the mastery of the live performance.
Stjepan Hauser
We’re seeing how the videos translate to the live shows and how the technology is really reaching kids.
I always tell my audiences not to listen to such artists who play audio CDs at their concerts. Such shows shouldn’t be called live shows. People like AR Rahman, Sunidhi Chauhan, and Arijit Singh are the ones who hold true concerts.
We look at our albums as stand-alone pieces of art and also as adverts for our live shows.
As an artist development platform, we’ve proven that all the work done behind the scenes at American Idol, along with surviving the rigors of the intense live shows, can properly prepare a winner for a real-world music career opportunity.
Live shows are really big for me. I want to do as many of those as I can.
When you are busy with all the live shows and bands, world music and jazz music, it takes time to come back and do a pop album. It needs its own length of time.
I get a lot of inspiration from the audience feedback to our live shows.
Donnie Iris
Our fans are so rabid, the live shows, they actually feel like concerts.
One reason I do the live shows – and the monthly speeches at public radio stations – is to remind myself that people hear the show, that it has an audience, that it exists in the world. It’s so easy to forget that.
At the end of the day, a playback singer has to depend on live shows as their source of income.
When I go to my live shows it’s often a multigenerational audience, a family bonding experience.
If you do live shows long enough as a comedian, you can still hear that rhythm of laughing. It’s ingrained in you, and it’s not something you can really teach somebody. It comes from doing hours and hours and hours and years and decades on stage, performing in front of live crowds.
It’s been a very strange trajectory because I struggled for so many years. I mean, I was doing these videos, I was doing these live shows, I had a lot of fans in New York, the press would write about me, but I couldn’t get a paying job, and so my father and I were really like a team.
I’m honored when young people say they’ve gone to school on slide guitar with my records. But people get their influence from my live shows and records and YouTube, not me personally. I walk around with a hat on. People don’t know it’s me.
I write all my own songs. Everything I did on ‘The X Factor‘ was basically original, except for some of the live shows. Everything I did was original, and I wrote it from the heart.
Well, for the reasons I mention above, although I am not sure the live shows were really so brilliant – but nobody could hear much so perhaps it did not matter! It was certainly a very exciting time for us all.
Peter Asher
Live shows were always religion for us. We never played a show – whether it was in front of 15 people or 15,000 – where it wasn’t everything we had that night.
I feel my live shows are my music; everything blossoms from the live shows.
Red House Painters were doing cover songs before our first record deal. I remember live shows where we did an AC/DC song; I think we did ‘Send In The Clowns‘ by Judy Collins. We did ‘The Star Spangled Banner,’ which came out on our third record.
There’s so much about Dolly Parton that every female artist should look to, whether it’s reading her quotes or reading her interviews or going to one of her live shows. She‘s been such an amazing example to every female songwriter out there.
We love ‘I’m a Celebrity,’ ‘Britain‘s Got Talent,’ ‘Saturday Night Takeway,’ but they’re all live shows.
I feel like acting is sort of like that: You’re getting so many ‘no’s all the time. It’s just a bunch of no’s and a couple of cool yes‘s. And especially with comedy, too, when you’re up on stage, doing live shows, you get immediate yes’s or no’s.
We figured you could download live shows for days, so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach, but not just take the best vocal or the best performances.
I’m a seeker of transcendence through music, and that’s kind of where I’m at with the live shows – wanting to help people get out of their heads a little bit.
The best part about live shows is you have a script, and you throw it out after the first five minutes.
I sign up whatever live shows I get simply because every gig is a chance to reach out directly to the audience. When it comes to gigs, I try mixing personal picks with what the audience demands.