Calling this tour “On With the Show” is significant for Fleetwood Mac in more ways than one. Following their 2013 tour, bassist and founding member John McVie was diagnosed with cancer. Within a few months, former keyboardist and singer Christine McVie announced her return to the Mac after spending years away due to a crippling fear of flying. Very little can keep this classic band down, and their trials are used as fuel for their material. Just look at Rumours, their legendary ’77 album all about the two nasty splits between the pair of romantic couples in the band. Even after so bitingly addressing their love issues and heartbreak on songs that they would make their exes play alongside them for decades to come, the members of the group’s original lineup always find a way back to one another. Guess you can’t go your own way for too long.
Mon., Oct. 6, 8 p.m.; Tue., Oct. 7, 8 p.m., 2014
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 1, 2014