The first leg of the 2009 Working On A Dream tour enters the spotlight with Nassau 5/4/09. This superlative 27-song set serves as a showcase for the album, including key songs “Outlaw Pete,” “Kingdom of Days,” “The Wrestler” and the title track. Beyond WOAD, Nassau offers a delectable blend of classics (“She’s The One” and […]
It doesn’t get any better than a fresh Darkness tour live recording. Previously unheard save for the inclusion of “Fire” on Live 1975/85, Winterland 12/16/78 captures the exhilarating second show in San Francisco, newly mixed from Plangent Processed, multi-track master tapes by Jon Altschiller. Bruce loosens up and reshapes the previous night’s broadcast set, opening in […]
Making his first full concert appearance in Asbury Park since the ’70s, Springsteen brings the Joad tour to where it all began. Accordingly, Bruce unfurls a Shore-centric set that opens with a three-song blast from Greetings: “Blinded By The Light,” “Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street” and “Growin’ Up.” With sympathetic support from Danny Federici, […]
A consensus pick as one of the best nights on the Reunion tour, Los Angeles 10/23/99 brings it wire to wire, from the show-opening invocation “Meeting In The Town Tonight” into “Take ‘Em As They Come” through the rare, delightful closer “Blinded By The Light.” Other highlights of this peak Reunion set include “The Ties […]
For the first time, multi-track master tapes of the classic New Year’s Eve 1980 show have been transferred via Plangent Processes and newly remixed by Jon Altschiller for superior sound. This upgraded edition breathes fresh life into a jaw-dropping 38-song performance which is packed with highlights, including “Spirit in the Night,” “Rendezvous,” “Fade Away,” “The […]
Night two of the legendary three-show stand at Nassau Coliseum 1980 is a barnstormer. It features the tour premiere of “Night” as the opener and, in its lone River tour performance, an extraordinary “Incident On 57th Street” into “Rosalita” to close the set. Spanning 35 songs, Nassau 12/29 beautifully blends deep River cuts (“Stolen Car,” “Wreck on […]
Site of two Olympic Games, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum provides a fitting backdrop to the last lap of the Born In The U.S.A. tour. On opening night of the final four shows, in front 83,000 fans, Bruce & The E Street Band hit their stadium-tour zenith with a powerhouse performance that mixes road-tested versions of […]
Equal parts concert and Irish wake, Tampa 2008 celebrates the life of founding E Street Band member Dan Federici, who passed away five days earlier. With heavy hearts, Bruce and the band perform a charged, emotional set that blends key tracks from Magic and songs selected with Phantom Dan in mind, including the tour premiere […]
Photographer Jo Lopez shares photos from the E Street Band’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on April 10, in Brooklyn, New York.
Bruce and the E Street Band with Tom Morello stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to celebrate the release of High Hopes. In addition to the instant classic “Gov. Christie Traffic Jam” parody of “Born To Run,” performances included “High Hopes,” “Heaven’s Wall,” and “Just Like Fire Would.” Watch them all here!