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Lindsey Stirling
Dazzles
Jacobs Pavilion

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

August 15, 2021

Electronic violinist, dancer and overall entertainer, Lindsey Stirling dazzled a nearly sold-out Jacobs Pavilion on Saturday night.

After waiting in the longest lines that I have ever seen at Jacobs Pavilion, fans were finally let in at 7:15 where they were met with more long lines for merch and refreshments.  I'm not sure why there was a delay because the start time on the tickets stated 7:00.  Some fans missed the first song or two while waiting to get their refreshments.

Once fans were seated, they were treated to a multi-media show staring Stirling and her graceful backup dancers.  She even had a drummer and keyboardist/guitarist on stage performing live.

Stirling first got her start eleven years ago when she was a quarter-finalist on America's Got Talent.  Since then, she has released five studio albums including 2019's Artemis which she is out supporting.  

Appearing backlit at the center of the stage, Stirling came out dressed like a medieval archer with her violin serving as her bow.  She danced and twirled around the stage while playing "Artemis" on the violin.

She was soon joined by four backup dancers as they all danced to choreographed numbers that helped tell a story to the instrumental music. 

Lindsey told the audience that she has many fond memories of playing in Cleveland and particularly Jacobs Pavilion.  She remembered getting in trouble for climbing up the light tower after one of her shows and also getting scared after a big ship blew its horn during one of her speeches.

Stirling and her dancers had several costume changes throughout her performance.  At one point, Stirling was harnessed to a rig that raised her off the ground while she played the violin upside down.

Very impressive.

Lindsey had a positive vibe throughout the show.  Between songs she would speak about how everyone is unique in their own way and to embrace their true selves. 

 

In the middle of her set, she played a few Disney/Pixar songs including the theme from Up that saw her dog run across the stage with a big yellow balloon attached to him.  Other songs in the medley included: "Someday My Prince Will Come" and "You've Got A Friend In Me."

"Between Twilight" saw Lindsey sit on a swing that rose above the stage while her dancers grabbed the long streamers of fabric that were attached and danced beneath her like dancing around a Maypole.

More costume and wig changes were made as Stirling and her crew blazed threw the last part of her set that included: "Underground," "First Light" and "Mirage."

It was a great evening of entertainment that the entire family could enjoy. 

Review and photos by Greg Drugan