PHOTOS: Exclusive Photos From Britney Spears New Orleans Circus Tour Concert on March 3, 2009

Brit's first concert from her new Circus tour was last night in New Orleans. While it was entertaining, according to, she's not quite back yet:

Don't call it a comeback quite yet. Britney Spears still isn't all the way there. At least not from the standpoint of the kickoff concert of her much-anticipated Circus tour – her first trek in five years – at the New Orleans Arena Tuesday night.

While she avoided the train wreck that was her 2007 MTV Video Music Awards appearance, a visibly nervous Spears, performing in front of enthusiastic fans near her Kentwood, La., hometown, never really hit her old stride.

The circus-themed extravaganza, played out across an adventurous three-ring set, opened with an extended introduction featuring clowns, acrobats and jugglers, making it way too long before Spears finally hit the stage.

Descending from above in a red ringmaster-meets-dominatrix outfit to sing her hit "Circus," she showed that her body was tight, even if her dancing always wasn't. Indeed, throughout the show's four sections, there was a lot more strutting than real choreographic feats from Spears. And there was a decided lack of joy in her performance, which felt labored at times. Continue reading on

Here are exclusive photos from last night's concert: (sorry about the ads accompanying the photos...)

Watch Britney's Circus video in HD

1 comment:

  1. Britney Spears reminds me a lot of Madonna for some reason... they must use the same trainer