Live Review: Alicia Keys @ Pier Six Pavilion — 8/3/22

Alicia Keys brings the heat at the Pier Six Pavilion on Aug. 3, 2022. (Photo by David LaMason)

One of the most anticipated shows of the past year or two for me was Alicia Keys coming to Baltimore, so after some delays due to the pandemic and hot off the first date of her world tour, I was thrilled when Alicia Keys recently brought the joy and spectacle of her recent double album, Keys, to the Baltimore Pier Six Pavilion.

I can honestly say that I have never seen a show like the one Keys provided this packed crowd along the water of the Inner Harbor.  As the lights went down there appeared a huge circle like a solar eclipse that rose from the back of the stage before changing to brilliant spirals of light as the back of the stage opened, white light pouring out and silhouetting Keys who emerged to massive applause.  Starting off the set with “Nat King Cole.”

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