Seeing your favorite artists perform or any singer/musician exhibit their talent is one of the most beautiful feelings in the world. For some, it’s not possible for most to see their favorite artist perform in a city close to their home or even their country, whereas, for others, it’s not possible to relive the experience of attending a concert. Thankfully, some artists have concert films that help fans relive the magical experience of attending their show and give others an opportunity to be transported to that wonderful day when hundreds and thousands came together to see an artist perform.
From ‘Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé’ to ‘Madonna: Truth or Dare,’ below are five concert films you need to watch –
Prince: Sign O’ the Times
Drummer Sheila E, bassist Levi Seacer Jr., dancer Cat Glover, keyboardist Dr. Fink, guitarist Miko Weaver, and keyboardist Boni Boyer joined superstar Prince on stage during his tour in support of his 1987 album ‘Sign “O” the Times.’ This record even received a Grammy nod for Album of the Year. Released over 35 years ago, the film captures the dynamic live performances by Prince of his smash hit record.
Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour
‘Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour’ on Netflix takes us to Taylor Swift’s Dallas stop of her Reputation Stadium tour. Consisting of 53 shows, this tour took the star from Glendale, Arizona, to Tokyo, Japan. The Reputation Stadium tour saw over 2 million attendees and is her highest-grossing tour. ‘Reputation’ is Taylor’s fifth studio album, which was released nearly three years after ‘1989.’ The fifteen-track record featured the tracks ‘Look What You Made Me Do,’ ‘End Game’ with Ed Sheeran and rapper Future, ‘Delicate,’ and ‘…Ready For It?’
Taylor also teamed up with Apple Music for ‘The 1989 World Tour Live’ concert film that gave viewers front-row tickets to the ANZ Stadium show in Sydney, Australia. This tour saw guest stars like Lorde, Wiz Khalifa, The Weeknd, Selena Gomez, Alison Kraus, Alanis Morissette, Serena Williams, and Gigi Hadid, among other big names.
Find ‘Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour’ on Netflix: HERE
Madonna: Truth Or Dare
Directed by Alek Keshishian (‘Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me,’ ‘With Honors’), ‘Madonna: Truth Or Dare’ takes viewers through Madonna’s 1990’s ‘Blond Ambition’ tour. It included stops in Detroit, New York, Japan, Toronto, and Los Angeles. The ten-time Grammy winner’s third tour, Blond Ambition, has also been named among the top 50 tours of the last 50 years by Rolling Stone.
Rent ‘Madonna: Truth Or Dare’ on YouTube: HERE
ariana grande: excuse me, i love you
‘ariana grande: excuse me, i love you’ sees Ariana Grande embark on a world tour in support of her fourth studio album, ‘Sweetener.’ The 15-track record, which reached No.1 on Billboard, featured the tracks ‘God is a woman,’ ‘no tears left to cry,’ and ‘breathin.’ This film also takes viewers behind the scenes while the ‘Positions’ singer rehearses for the Sweetener world tour.
Stream ‘ariana grande: excuse me, i love you’ on Netflix: HERE
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé
One of the greatest performers of all time – Beyoncé’s epic headlining set at Coachella 2018 was chronicled in ‘Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé.’ The 2-hour 17-minute film takes a thorough look at the celebrated singer’s groundbreaking performance, which made her the first Black woman to headline the Coachella music festival. It was shot for more than 8 months and was directed by Beyoncé with Ed Burke as the co-director.
‘Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé’ sees the most decorated artist in Grammy history rehearse for her Coachella performance. The film earned the star a Grammy Award for Best Music Film. In addition to this, it was also nominated for six Emmy awards.
Watch ‘Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé’ on Netflix: HERE