Top 35 Live Performance Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Live Performance Quotes from famous people such as Carrie Hope Fletcher, Marielle Heller, Esther Dyson, Dan Hawkins, Mindy Kaling, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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There is something about a live performance that you just cannot replicate anywhere else. Live streaming has been wonderful but it’s just not same as sitting there and experiencing that electricity, with a group of other people that you don’t even know and all being brought together.
Carrie Hope Fletcher
I come from theater and captured theater has a bad rap of being never what the live performance was.
Marielle Heller
From the business point of view – not to overstate it – intellectual property is dead; long live intellectual process. Long live service; long live performance.
Esther Dyson
I think we raised about 20,000 pounds. There was a live performance thing so we thought we’d donate the equipment for an online charity in Britain. I hated to part with my guitar, but it was for such a great cause.
Dan Hawkins
Live performance really terrifies me. I haven’t done it, really, in years. I think that’s why I retired from my brief career in stand-up.
Mindy Kaling
I think that there is such power with the live performance of it – so much of what ‘Motown’ is about is the live performance aspect, really. The power of our production is really the music and the performances.
Brandon Victor Dixon
Making a record? You’ve got to have the song, then you create a record. I think it’s the same with a live performance. If the material is strong, you’re already 90% there. I always tell young people it’s all about the music, the songs. Work on the songs, work on the songs, work on the songs.
Tom Petty
No live performance can ever be perfect, and that’s what keeps you on your toes – it pushes you to practice harder, show up for that 8 A.M. ballet class, and walk through the stage door every night just to have the chance to do it all again.
Andrew Keenan-Bolger
The real test of a musician is live performance. It’s one thing to spend a long time learning how to play well in the studio, but to do it in front of people is what keeps me coming back to touring.
Neil Peart
Get out of your house and go see some live performance, for God’s sake. There are people creating things just outside your window.
Maria Bamford
The stage is my first love. It gives me immense self-satisfaction, a sort of power because a stage actor carries the audience along; it’s a live performance; spontaneity is its soul.
Himani Shivpuri
There is nothing like a live performance. You can look at things on television, and you can look at things on YouTube, but when you get in a room full of people and you say one joke, and everyone’s laughing at the same thing, it’s a really great experience.
Loni Love
The energy of college football rivals that of a live performance for me. I am an extremely analytical guy and predicting these games is right up my alley, especially with a little luck thrown in. It is even more fun when I am winning and I have to say, I have fared quite well in my predictions.
Rodney Atkins
I had a really great performance with Steven Tyler in the movie ‘Be Cool.’ I performed ‘Cryin’,’ so we recorded the song beforehand. But I didn’t get to meet him until I hit the stage with him, and we had a live performance with 30,000 people in the audience, and that was for the movie.
Christina Milian
One of the things I love about music is live performance.
Yo-Yo Ma
I love watching live shows from different artists from different stages of their lives. I’m always interested in the mastery of the live performance.
Stjepan Hauser
I thought the world of live performance and busking was where I was going to thrive. I had no idea that digital streaming platforms and radio and that world would be for me, you know?
Tones and I
Artificial intelligence is taking over a lot of things. Jobs are going to go but artists and theatre are not going anywhere because it is live performance.
Puneet Issar
I used to be a drummer in a band, and I really loved playing the drums, so I look forward to the right opportunity to do that at some point. Maybe even on TV. Every single live performance I’m doing on TV, I want it to be different and unique.
I think opera has gained a kind of glamorous appeal. It’s a live performance that aligns all of the arts, and when it is represented in the media, in film in particular, it is presented as something that is really a special event, whether it’s a great date or something that’s just hugely romantic.
Renee Fleming
Live performance is everything. First of all, I have terrible stage fright. But beyond that, once the music starts, it’s OK.
Fantastic Negrito
A studio is like a meditation room where music is created. And a live performance is the place where the creation of the studio is taken ahead. I love both.
Shreya Ghoshal
I love live performance and have huge admiration for people who can really do it. It’s the same with music: I’ll play a record and think that I’m not really into country or ragga. But, if it’s live and the musicians are good, I’ll listen to pretty much anything.
Helen McCrory
I try as much I can after every live performance to read all the comments my fans post on Facebook and Twitter, as this helps enormously for me to understand straight from fans what worked and what didn’t.
The best voice actors all have a live performance background. And are competent, fearless, incredibly creative actors.
Rob Paulsen
I believe that intermittent live performance has cut short the writing lives of touring musicians.
David Berman
In most cases, my favorite Jethro Tull songs will be determined by how I feel about them as live performance songs, not by the recorded identity.
Ian Anderson
I do an improv show on Sunday where we have a class, and then afterwards we go and do a live performance in front of an audience.
Nolan Gould
I’m very excited about the resurgence of vinyl which seems to parallel a growing interest in live performance.
Saul Williams
I was once an extra in a Bruce Springsteen video where they did a live performance video at Tramps. I forget the name of the song.
Idina Menzel
In a live performance, it’s a collaboration with the audience; you ride the ebb and flow of the crowd’s energy. On television, you don’t have that.
Jon Batiste
The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything

The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it’s so addictive.
Gwyneth Paltrow
Every acting gig isn’t the same, every writing job isn’t the same, every live performance isn’t the same – the challenge is the level of difficulty or ease, and that may vary.
Ricky Jay
I love musical theatre because I love doing a live performance eight times a week.
Gareth Gates
My hair’s a pain in live performance. I’m always inhaling it: I almost choked to death a couple of times.
Dimebag Darrell