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Pentatonix Reviews

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Average customer review: 2.0 star rating (2.2 Stars)

Number of reviews: 36

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2.0 star rating Kim from Seattle, Washington

FIRE YOUR SOUNDGUY

I was really looking forward to this show, I’ve loved PTX for years and have never seen them live. Citizen Queen was cute, but someone was definitely off key. Not that I could hear it very well. Rachel Platten was such a gem and I thoroughly enjoyed her performance despite having never liked the only song I knew of hers. Phenomenal performer and such a voice. But omg, the bass. Who is your sound guy?? Are y’all self conscious of your voices? I could BARELY hear the songs. I could barely hear anyone who talked in between songs. I loved the lighting effects, loved how the set changed each song, that was really cool. But what was with that bass??? Ridiculous. I’m really shocked that this apparently followed you on your tour. Why haven’t you fixed this? Ppl love you for your SOUND, let us HEAR IT! Bass is great, but it shouldn’t drown everything else out!

2.0 star rating Tim Anderson from Kansas City, Missouri

PENTATONIX A DISAPPOINTMENT

Wow, I love PTX harmony and their online videos are awesome. Sadly, the performance at Starlight Theater felt like a totally different group, loud and somewhat obnoxious, with incredibly heavy bass and beat boxes, all encased in irritatingly bright, flashing lights. I enjoyed this show about 25% as much as I had expected. On the upside, the cello segment was great and, about 10 songs in, they sang a song I actually enjoyed, a rendition of Sounds of Silence. Their opening act, Rachel Platten, was honestly far more enjoyable. I had really looked forward to this show, but will not be taking in a live concert again.

2.0 star rating Wayne Wampler from Jacksonville, Florida

NO GENUINE EMOTION. LOUD BASS. POOR CHOICE OF OPENING SONGS.

After Rachel Platen performed, it was almost 9pm before Pentatonix arrived on stage. People were already leaving. The heat in the outdoor arena was almost unbearable. The song choices at the beginning of the concert were poor. The high decibel distorted bass drowned out the other voices. I was expecting a class act performance. Pentatonix is not a hard rock group but they tried to perform like one. The colorful visuals and poorly mixed audio appeared to be the driving force to stir up the younger crowd. And it worked for that group. The only saving grace of the performance were the visual effects - otherwise I would have given 1 star. I and some friends left just before 10pm. What a waste of money! So disappointed. I still love Pentatonix though.

2.0 star rating Laurie from Hartford, Connecticut

DISAPPOINTED

I love Pentatonix and was so looking forward to seeing them for the first time at Mohegan Sun. So disappointed- sound was terrible. Bass was so loud that it often drowned out the singing. My eats actually hurt at the end. Too bad!

2.0 star rating from Boston, Massachusetts

LOUD SOUND!

I was really looking forward to seeing the Christmas show. Howeve,r I was extremely disappointed that they music was so loud that it drowned out the singers' voices. I had to leave as it gave me a headache. Does not even sound close to what you see on You Tube. I wish they did less with all the ba ba ba during the pauses.

2.0 star rating Disappointed Patron from Dallas, Texas

I’VE ALWAYS LOVED PENTATONIX, BUT THEIR CONCERT WAS DREADFUL!

I was looking forward to hearing Pentatonix at the venue in Grand Prairie, and have listened to Pentatonix for the entire 8 years of their public career. I was so disappointed, however, because the concert was terrible! They were having MAJOR pitch problems, tempo and rhythm issues, and could not stay together...I was stunned! I took several video clips, just to make sure it hasn’t been my imagination, but it was awful! The only redeeming thing about the concert was the cello with beatboxing...he was excellent, as usual, but the rest just didn’t pull it off. I was very sad to see $200 concert tickets provide such a musically disastrous performance. I wanted to leave after the first few songs, but stuck it out, hoping they’d get their act together, but it never happened. Every now and then, their usual harmony would pop out and ring, but then they’d lose it again. For a group who usually sound fantastic and have such amazing vocal harmony, they struggled with breath, pitch, and tempo...

1.0 star rating Norm Wolfe from Los Angeles, California

CAN'T TAKE THAT BASE

Can't hear the other voices because the base is so loud. Left after two songs. Why does the Forum shine headlights in your face when the bands are not playing?

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