Huey Lewis & the News can’t cut it as arena rockers in Vancouver

LoL I adore Huey but it is def not a stadium show. check the home page for my blog post about my old friend. i saw him about a year ago in may and he was GREAT

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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, DEC. 26, 1986

By Steve Newton

Huey Lewis has a great rock and roll voice, he writes fairly catchy tunes, and his band–though nothing fancy–plays those songs well enough to get by. But when Huey Lewis & the News try to make it as a big arena-rock band–as they did at the Pacific Coliseum on Sunday (December 21)–they just don’t have the goods.

The 11,500 fans in the audience didn’t seem to mind, in fact they sounded more than grateful during Huey’s 90-minute set. But the impression was that you could have just played Huey’s hit album, Sports, and gotten the same response. Performance-wise, the News are boring And when you spend time and money on a concert, you expect to see a show, not a half-hearted rendering of last year’s hits.

And Huey did them all, much to the delight…

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