Originally Posted by Pollyanna
That's where you get a lot of the non-pop music because pop is usually less satisfying played live than blues, rock, RnB, soul, blues, jazz etc. If a pop song is well-written then can be fantastic. But live, if the sound and playing aren't really spot on live pop can come across as dully one-dimensional - lacking energy, dynamics and texture.
That's totally true... I'd much rather see a full live band then just a couple singers with mics and someone pushing a button to start the sequencers... i guess maybe they take that money they save on the musicians and pay for backup dancers?