Stevie Nicks
Herbert W. Worthington III

ALBUM REVIEW: Stevie Nicks, The Wild Heart

Arts/Entertainment: Record Guide, Pop-Rock

Stevie Nicks: The Wild Heart. (Modern/Atco Records 7 90084-1.) It’s Stevie Nicks’s second solo album away from Fleetwood Mac. How’s she doing? Not too shabbily, judging from this effort, but her music is in need of more outside help. Though the song patterns (she wrote or co-wrote all but one of the songs) and vocal styling become a bit tiring if this record is listened to in toto, this is an engaging set of love ballads. The duet with Tom Petty and his Heartbreakers for the Petty-written “I Will Run to You” was a welcome change, though hardly a break from the generally somber tone of so many of the cuts. Petty & Heartbreakers’s spare guitar plucking and hoarse-sounding vocals become somewhat the centerpiece of the disc, coming, if you will, in the middle of the set (the second song on the flip side) and breaking with the somewhat similar musical patterns of the rest of the music. (Many of the songs sounded as if written to showcase Ms. Nicks’s sometimes thin-sounding voice.) There’s some rousing material here – like ”Enchanted” -but not enough musical imagination. Still, for Nicks fans -and others who enjoy listening to the Fleetwood Mac school of music -this one should satisfy.

David Hugh Smith / Christian Science Monitor / September 1, 1983

For What It’s Worth (2022)

TWO ICONS ONE NIGHT

Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks

March 10, 2023
Los Angeles, CA
SoFi Stadium

April 10, 2023
Arlington, TX
AT&T Stadium

May 19, 2023
Nissan Stadium
Nashville, TN

August 5, 2023
Ohio Stadium
Columbus, OH

August 19, 2023
Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City, MO

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2022 Tour

Stevie Nicks

Jazz Aspen Snowmass
Snowmass, CO
Labor Day 2022

Ravinia Festival
Highland Park, IL
September 8, 2022
September 10, 2022

Pine Knob Music Theatre
Clarkston, MI
September 13, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

Sea Hear Now Festival
Asbury, NJ
September 17, 2022

Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA
September 19, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

Maine Savings Amphitheatre
Bangor, ME
September 22, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

Sound on Sound Festival
Bridgeport, CT
September 24-25, 2022

Ohana Festival
Dana Point, CA
September 30, 2022

Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles, CA
October 3, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

POSTPONED
Ak-Chin Pavilion

Phoenix, AZ
October 6, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

POSTPONED
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

The Woodlands, TX
October 9, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Alpharetta, GA
October 12, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

Ascend Amphitheater
Nashville, TN
October 16, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

Credit One Stadium
Charleston, SC
October 19, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

PNC Music Pavilion
Charlotte, NC
October 22, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Tampa, FL
October 25, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
West Palm Beach, FL
October 28, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

Orion Amphitheatre
Huntsville, AL
October 31, 2022

RESCHEDULED SHOWS

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
The Woodlands, TX
November 2, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

Ak-Chin Pavilion
Phoenix, AZ
November 5, 2022
w/ Vanessa Carlton

 

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