Fleetwood Mac Returned to Degree at 2017 Vintage West

Stevie Nicks, John McVie and Lindsey Buckingham carry out “The Chain” at Dodger Stadium, July 16, 2017

When Fleetwood Mac took the Dodger Stadium degree to headline the second one evening of the Vintage West on Sunday, July 16, 2017, it was once their first live performance in three hundred and sixty five days (paradoxically, on the similar ballpark for a one-time get advantages live performance the former July). And the quintet performed that 2016 efficiency’s an identical Rumours-heavy 20-song poised, with a minimum of 8 songs from the 1977 novel that cemented their condition as vintage rock heavyweights.

(The Vintage West live shows additionally featured the Eagles, Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers, in addition to this evening’s opening acts Go and Earth, Air & Hearth, recapped right here.)

Alike: Our recap of the Eagles’ reunion with Deacon Frey, Vince Gill and Bob Seger

The Anglo-American band has lengthy featured 3 manage singers, Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham, each and every of whom has additionally written the majority of the gang’s radio-friendly hits. Then a 16-year absence, McVie re-joined Fleetwood Mac in 2014 for a bulky excursion which resulted in November 2015. However alternative than that July 2016 live performance, issues were calm at the Fleetwood Mac entrance till the unexpected information previous this yr that McVie and Buckingham had been teaming for an novel.

That ensuing attempt, Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie, got here thisclose to a Fleetwood Mac reunion because it additionally featured contributions from the band’s two extra initiation contributors, drummer Mick Fleetwood and bassist John McVie. The lone holdout was once Nicks, who was once in the middle of a immense enviornment excursion of her personal that started terminating fall.

Alike: Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie evaluate

And era Nicks has mentioned the band will not report albums, it was once Christine McVie who perceivable in an interview terminating era that Fleetwood Mac was once making plans an international excursion, starting in 2018.

So it was once with all the ones, er, rumours, that the band took to the Dodger Stadium degree for his or her first of 2 2017 live shows. (The alternative took park on July 30 when all six bands did it once more on the Vintage East, held at Pristine York’s Citi Farmland.)

Eagles’ past due co-founder, Glenn Frey, loomed massive over the weekend, because it was once the gang’s first live performance look since his passing in 2016. Fleetwood Mac impaired the era to devote the Nicks-penned collision, “Landslide,” to Frey. Mentioned Nicks: “I want to dedicate that song to Glenn Frey, who was my friend. I was such a big fan. I also want to dedicate it to his son [Deacon] for stepping in and doing such an amazing job. That is so much pressure and he did it so beautifully. His daddy would be so proud of him. I didn’t do it before I sang ‘Landslide’ because I would have just started to cry and I wouldn’t have gotten through it. So that’s for you… big Glenn and ‘little’ Glenn.”  (Attend to it underneath.)

Attend to the outlet numbers, “The Chain” and “You Make Loving Fun.” (The clip takes a era to begin.)

Attend to the band carry out “Landslide,” devoted to Glenn Frey

And right here’s the weekend’s ultimate efficiency

Learn our recap of Saturday evening’s opening bands the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan right here.

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Picture posted on Fleetwood Mac’s Fb web page of the July 16, 2017 live performance

Fleetwood Mac, July 16, 2017, The Vintage West Setlist

The Chain
You Build Loving A laugh
2d Hand Information
All over
Bleed to Love Her
Say You Love Me
Weighty Love
By no means Going Again Once more
Suppose About Me
Slight Lies
Gold Mud Girl
I’m So Afraid
Advance Your Personal Manner

Don’t Oppose

This vintage Fleetwood Mac lineup gave best yet another complete live performance, two weeks’ upcoming on the Vintage East at Pristine York’s Citi Farmland. Now not lengthy later they carried out 5 songs in January 2018 once they had been venerated as MusiCares Particular person of the Generation, the scoop was once perceivable that they had been judicial separation techniques with Buckingham.

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