Fox Theatre - Detroit, MI
I just got home from the Fox Theatre show. I went with
a friend from 30 years ago who was a fellow L&M fan back then. This
wasn't a concert. It was getting together with old friends. It's hard
to believe 30 years have passed. They sounded as if they'd been playing
right along. The new band is awesome, Kenny Loggins is ... just Kenny
Loggins ... and Jimmy Messina is better than ever, in voice and as a player.
They are both unbelievable talents. Thank you for allowing my friend and
I go back in time and spend an evening with you. I wish you continued
success and hope
Wow! The best ever! I've seen Loggins & Messina 3 times in the past, and Kenny just last year and this was just one fantastic show.
Their voices and harmonies were as if 30 years hadn't transpired and the music and mixing was spot on. Backed up by 5 amazing musicians, the music from their albums was duplicated almost note for note. As a fan I was very pleased with the playlist, with lots of the well known stuff, as well as some of the "deeper cuts". If you still have the chance, do not miss this concert. - Barron
Amazing. After following the career of Kenny Loggins
for 25 years, I never
WOW!! That's all I can say. I missed seeing L&M back in the day and always swore that I would go if they ever reunited and came somehwere close. They played for 3 hours and had the place rockin' from the opening set through the third encore... their sound was excellent, their voices meshed as they did thirty years ago. They were very affable and entertaining between songs, too. Great show... don't miss it. - John Hoge
There's something to be said about a reunion show that brings tears to your eyes. Loggins and Messina music was such a big part of my life as a youth that this concert brought back all those great memories of my teens and 20's. All those in between years of seeing Kenny on stage in a solo perfomance (no denying he's fantastic as a solo artist too) I never realized how much I was longing to see the duo reunite again!! I gained a huge respect for Jimmy after seeing the show in Detroit ....Thank you Jimmy and Kenny for giving us a little bit of the magic once again ... I agree with the guy who said CS&N would club seals to sound that good again!!!!! - Bridgett Behan Pierson
After seeing them some 33 years ago, you might think
they might have lost a little. Instead I would have to say that they were
even better with age, like a fine wine! I was happy that I could take
my 15 year old to the show and expose him to some of "my music."
I was the same age in 1972 when I first saw L&M and he seemed to get
as much of a kick out of them as I did! To quote him "they look like
they are really enjoying themselves." I would like to take
Loggins & Messina were fantastic! Their voices were as perfect as they were in 1974! I wore out "The Best of Friends" and was thrilled to hear all my favorites. The guitar, mandolin, harmonica, sax and violin were thrilling! Had a great time and felt 30 years younger when I left the beautiful Fox Theatre. Thanks for a great evening! - Nancy Prochazka
Tonight's show at the gorgeous Fox Theatre in Detroit was absolutely perfect in every way. The members of the band seemed to basque in the joy of playing opposite each other and they loved the fans' energy. There were a lot of die-harders there tonight and they got everything they could imagine out of these guys. The set list was incomparable. Most surprising was a beautiful rendition of "Sailin' the Wind" and a smokin' "Changes." Other standouts were "You Need A Man," "Same Old Wine" and "Vahevala." All extended versions. The Triolgy from "Sittin' In" was also superb. Loggins could be a gospel singer if he wants. He was very, very sharp on vocals all night long. The band is very hot too. I will definately catch another date or two on this tour. They don't make 'em like this any more. Sad. Thanks for the memories guys. And if you don't release any new material or tour again, this was a hell of a good way to wind it up. Congrats! - Joseph
good having the band in such a wonderful theater, (Fox Theater in Detroit).
I remember the music from way back and admit that I was expecting a mellow
90 minute concert. I was wrong! This felt like the seventies, long jam
sessions and funky background scenes. I must admit I never went to a concert
in the seventies, too young, but it's what I pictured it would be like.
I am impressed with their
you Kenny & Jimmy for a memorable 2 hour and 40 minutes show of all
your hits. I have listened to "Mother Lode" more than any other
album or cd that I own and was floored at the performance of the songs.
You two and all
I was too young to see Loggins & Messina back in the day .... But as a professional drummer today...... I feel that your music, instrumentation and production of all the tunes on "Mother Lode" has made me a better drummer. Thank you again for a great concert and I hope Loggins & Messina stay as a permanent fixture in the future. - Sam & Carol Galizi
have been so easy for Kenny and Jim to throw together an act to take on
the road and cash in like so many others have recently. Fortunately for
us, Sunday night in Detroit was proof positive that their integrity and
Unbelievable! With the hottest band I've seen in a long time behind them, Loggins and Messina gave us a performance for the ages, for all ages.
After 35 years, you'd think that something had been lost,
that Kenny certainly couldn't sing that well, that Jimmy would be a little
rusty. Wrong again! From the opening number, we were so completely stunned
by the freshness and quality of the performances that no one in the audience
could sing along or clap for the first half of the show, despite Kenny's
I was so impressed with this show! I wasn't really sure
what to expect since I had never seen L&M perform ogether...only Kenny
many times. Of course, I knew Kenny wouldn't disappoint, but I just wasn't
sure about seeing Messina.
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