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Patti Labelle Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.5 star rating (3.5 Stars)

Number of reviews: 10



2.0 star rating Ralphie from Fort Myers, Florida


First of, the acoustics at the BBMann is terrible. We should have learned our lesson with other performances we've seen there (like Book of Mormon) where we could barely hear what was being said on stage. We thought maybe buying better/closer seats would help - but no. And Patti's performance was confusing and disappointing. She had her back to the audience about 50% of the time! She kept turning to the fan blowing on either side of the stage to cool off and then would continue to stand there not facing the audience and sing. And sometimes she'd just let the back up singers sing while she stood with her back to us. I love Pattis voice and she can still hit the high notes, but without more of her melodic voice in the rest of the song it just came across as schreeching. Sorry Patti, we love you, but you gotta shape up the act and give us more of you.

5.0 star rating Margaret Slattery from Charlotte, North Carolina


I was blown away with Patti's singing and the notes she can still reach. It is truly amazing the energy and pizzazz she brought to the stage. I am a 65 year old woman and I challenge any other of the critical reviewers to perform on stage with the lights and her high heels for 2 hours with no sustained break. I also thoroughly enjoyed her bringing audience members to the stage. It was hilarious and all the participants were such good sports. All in all, a stupendous performance!!!

2.0 star rating Christopher Lane from Seattle, Washington


Patti no longer sings much at all, she screams those powerful and often high notes only somewhat connected to the song being sung by her backup singers (who were pretty good). She fussed with her hair/wig constantly and had her back to the audience fully 1/2 the time. Sad to say she “doddered” at times. Overall the concert was a mess except for the Pointer Sisters who get 4+ stars. Seating rows too close to get in and out and you need to get in and out as the dead time, fully 90 minutes or more, were dreadful. Making them worse was the constant ads running in the screens to join the casino “One” club, so bright that you needed sunglasses just to endure it. The wait between Pointer Sisters and Patti was I think about 45 minutes. If it was free, no if they paid me I would not do it again. I’d go see the Pointer Sisters, but Patti you need to hang it up and Tulalip, you need to do MUCH better! BTW not near enough toilets, next concert call me I’ll rent you some more porta-potty’s you cheapskates!


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