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John Mellencamp Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.5 star rating (3.3 Stars)

Number of reviews: 101



5.0 star rating Steve from Kalamazoo, Michigan


It was an awesome show (although I could have done without the 20 minute film before the actual show). Seen him twice before the first time being at Wings Stadium in 1986 and then DTE in Detroit like 20 years ago, The sound at Miller is audio perfect, great mix of new material, old tunes and some stories. He told this great story about his grandma that was funny, touching and I think the tune was named "Even the longest days are the shortest days" one of the best tunes he's ever done. Looking at some previous set lists think got a few more oldies than some other locations. For a guy that had 3 heart attacks in the past he's got an amazing amount of energy as does the band, If you get the chance see him it's well worth your time and money

5.0 star rating Tim Torres from Tucson, Arizona


I expected nothing but the best from JM. He delivered on all notes. I have seen him five times and all were great. Being a fellow Hoosier and the biggest fan west of the Mississippi, he just keeps getting better with age. Since his song Paper and Fire which I believe was a changing moment in his songs, he truly has expressed his deepest words in his songs instead of the pop stuff. The intro was a bit long(video) but I get it. Not everyone knows his true story. Love you John...keep rocking. your #1 fan.

5.0 star rating Diane from Tucson, Arizona


I saw him perform for the first time and am familiar with his music since Jack and Diane. He is awesome! I loved it when he called out the loud, annoying, screamer sitting behind us! He was hilarious! Definitely will see him again!

5.0 star rating Tony from Tucson, Arizona


I have been a fan of John Mellencamp since 1979 and have enjoyed his music for 40 years. I know some people thought the intro was a tad long but if you listen to the message I thought it was well worth watching. I thought he and his band were great! I would have loved to hear a few more old tunes but I get it that you won't hear everything. I liked the smaller venue as I have become less of a fan of large concert arenas. To hear a man who is a couple years shy of 70 still putting out the music like he does I thought it was a timeless performance.

5.0 star rating Brent Nickolaus from Atlanta, Georgia


Let’s commence the sound people on this concert because most concerts the sound is fair at best… The drums where super tight and sounded immense.. The guitars ripped with heavy crunch and the bass was tight and deep. Piano and violin 🎻 sounded smooth as butter.. lastly the vocals were smooth and up in front in the mix and not baried as usual at most concerts.. Johns voice sounded strong and the band was extremely tight… Finally I get to see a live performance that was done the way a live performance should be done… AAA+++

5.0 star rating Susan Naumann from Orlando, Florida


John Mellencamp put on a great show. We sang along and danced through most of the show. So fun! The crowd however was overall grumpy. They were angry about the movie and yelled through most of it. Friends, please, if you don't want to stand up, participate, and have fun....stay home, sit on your couch and watch it on your devices!!!!!

5.0 star rating Ann from Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Great evening last night. A wonderful mixture of old and new music. Band was tight seemed to be having a great time too. Good stories and some reminders of the fact that there are issues that need to be dealt with in the USA! Loved John bringing up a fan on stage to dance with her. A truly happy moment. To the woman in front of me who took video footage of most of the songs and then spent time editing them during the next song, you missed a great night. Try going to a show and being present. It is an amazing experience. Thanks for a great night, John!

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