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NEW ARCHIVE RELEASE: Tampa 2008

posted Feb 1, 2019, 2:07 PM by Brandon Thompson   [ updated Feb 1, 2019, 2:13 PM ]

This was a show that we know would come down the pipeline and is now here. The first E Street Band show following the death of Phantom Dan Federici. After an emotional video tribute to start, the band kicked right into a fierce version of "Backstreets," to pay homage to Danny. There were obvious tributes to Danny throughout the show from "Sandy" to a emotional cover of "I'll Fly Away" to kick off the encores. This show and performance is no doubt a welcome addition to the archive series collection. 


Setlist
Blood Brothers (Pre-Recorded)
Backstreets
Radio Nowhere
Lonesome Day
No Surrender
Gypsy Biker
4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
Growin' Up
Atlantic City
Because The Night
Darkness On The Edge Of Town
She's The One
Livin' In The Future
The Promised Land
Waitin' On A Sunny Day
Brilliant Disguise
Racing In The Street
The Rising
Last To Die
Long Walk Home
Badlands
Out In The Street
I'll Fly Away
Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
Born To Run
Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
American Land

Growin' Up (Full Song) Sample



NEW ARCHIVE RELEASE: New York City 1988

posted Jan 4, 2019, 10:00 AM by Brandon Thompson

The first Springsteen archive release of 2019 sends us down the Tunnel of Love. This marks Springsteen's third Tunnel of Love tour appearance in the archive series. However, there is an interesting tidbit with this release. Included with this show is the soundcheck recording of For Your Love. I believe this is the first official soundcheck recording that the Springsteen camp has released so that alone could be worth the price of admission for your collection. Quite the encore performance as well which includes the performance of Lonely Teardrops, which you can preview in the video below. 


Setlist

Tunnel of Love
Boom Boom
Be True
Adam Raised A Cain
Two Faces
All That Heaven Will Allow
Seeds
Vigilante Man
Cover Me
Brilliant Disguise
Spare Parts
War
Born In The U.S.A.
Tougher Than The Rest
Ain't Got You
She's The One
You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)
I'm A Coward
I'm On Fire
One Step Up
Part Man, Part Monkey
Backstreets
Light of Day / Born To Be Wild 
Born To Run
Hungry Heart
Glory Days
Have Love, Will Travel 
Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
Sweet Soul Music
Raise Your Hand
Lonely Teardrops 
For Your Love (Soundcheck Recording)

Lonely Teardrops



NEW ARCHIVE RELEASE: No Nukes 1979

posted Dec 24, 2018, 11:36 AM by Brandon Thompson

Merry Christmas! To celebrate the holiday, Springsteen released a new archive release today with the release of the famous No Nukes benefit concert that took place in New York City. The Boss would be approached by Jackson Browne to see if he would join the Musicians for Safe Energy by performing these two shows. I highly recommend you visit our friends over at Backstreets.com for a complete report on the history of the event and how it came to be. 

This archive release does feature both nights in their entirety and the samples that I listened to sound fantastic. Springsteen also announced that $2 from every purchase will be donated to Musicians for Safe Energy. You can purchase the shows by clicking here. 

Setlist Night #1 
Prove It All Night
Badlands
The Promised Land
The River 
Sherry Darling
Thunder Road
Jungleland
Rosalita
Born To Run
Stay
Detroit Medley 
Rave On! 

Setlist Night #2 
Prove It All Night
Badlands
The Promised Land
The River
Sherry Darling
Thunder Road
Jungleland
Rosalita 
Born To Run
Stay 
Quarter To Three


New Bruce Springsteen Interview: Talks Wrapping Up Broadway, New Album Within Year, Future With E Street Band

posted Dec 14, 2018, 2:04 PM by Brandon Thompson   [ updated Dec 14, 2018, 2:05 PM ]

A new French based Bruce Springsteen interview has surfaced on YouTube where The Boss sits one on one with Antoine de Caunes. Springsteen talks about wrapping up his Broadway performance, the new album he plans to release next year (17:30), new musical projects, and his future with the E Street Band (18:06) among many other things. You can listen to the 20 minute interview in full below. 

Bruce Springsteen Interview



NEW ARCHIVE RELEASE: The Roxy 1975

posted Dec 7, 2018, 3:34 PM by Brandon Thompson

The Springsteen archive release returns to The Roxy but this time during the Born To Run tour in 1975. This is for sure a welcome addition to the live archive series and to have this show in this quality is simply amazing. The 14 song set features covers such as "When You Walk In The Room" and "Goin' Back." Check out a sample of "Goin' Back" below and the entire setlist. 


Setlist
Thunder Road
Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
Spirit In The Night
The E Street Shuffle / Having A Party
When You Walk In The Room
She's The One
Born To Run
4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
Backstreets
Kitty's Back
Jungleland 
Rosalita 
Goin' Back
Carol

Goin' Back



Black Friday Sale: Bruce Springsteen Live Concert Downloads 50% Off

posted Nov 21, 2018, 3:34 PM by Brandon Thompson   [ updated Nov 21, 2018, 3:35 PM ]

Good news if you're looking to stock up on your Bruce Springsteen concert collection. NUGS just announced that all Bruce Springsteen live digital downloads are 50% off and all CDs are 25% now through November 26. If you're looking for a couple suggestions, I will put some of my favorites here:


Light of Day Sets Dates For 2019

posted Nov 21, 2018, 3:25 PM by Brandon Thompson

Below is the press release from Light of Day. The 10 day festival features some of great local musicians and some amazing up and coming talent. Bruce Springsteen has been known to drop into the festival in Asbury Park, his last appearance was in 2015. 

LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST, the annual marquee event in the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation’s global battle to defeat Parkinson’s Disease and the Parkinsonisms – ALS and PSP – through the awesome power of music, today announced that the 19th edition of the 10-day fundraising festival will be held in six cities across three states, Jan. 11-21, 2018.
 
Over 150 acts will be performing at more than 50 shows in New Jersey, New York, and Philadelphia. Light of Day WinterFest is primarily based in Asbury Park, where the action will occur Jan. 13 and Jan. 17-21. The festival will kick off Jan. 11 in Montclair, NJ, followed by Jan. 12 in Philadelphia and for the first time, Jan. 13 in Stony Point, NY and Jan. 15 in Staten Island, NY. WinterFest returns to New York City Jan. 16. A ticket on-sale announcement is forthcoming.
 
In 2018, Light of Day WinterFest raised over a half million dollars for the fourth straight year, catapulting its 18-year cumulative total past the 5 million mark. Light of Day WinterFest 2019 is expected to push the 19-year total past $5.5 million. The festival has gained international notoriety for surprise performances by Bruce Springsteen in 11 of its 18 years, including his most recent appearance, in 2015.
 
Light of Day WinterFest began as a one-day affair in Asbury Park and is now the culmination of an annual worldwide series of shows. Light of Day Europe, the final event in the series leading up to Light of Day WinterFest each year, is once again preparing to take the Foundation’s global initiative overseas in the fight against Parkinson’s Disease with a holiday run Nov. 29 in Dublin and ending in Dorphof, Germany (already sold out). Guy Davis, Anthony D'Amato, Joe D'Urso, Jeffrey Gaines, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame former E Street Band drummer Vini "Mad Dog" Lopez, and Rob Dye will be joined by other guest musicians during the three-week trek. Together, they’ll perform 17 dates in 11 countries, including multiple cities in England, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and Sweden, as well as Ireland, Scotland, Liechtenstein, Belgium, and Denmark. 
 
The Light of Day Foundation regrants money to organizations which fund specific research initiatives, including, the Michael J. Fox Foundation, CurePSP, the Parkinson’s Foundation (formerly the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation), and the Parkinson’s Unity Walk. The Light of Day Foundation also supports “boots on the ground” programs designed to help people with these diseases live better lives on a daily basis, including Joan Dancy & PALS, with a mission to help New Jersey residents in nearby Monmouth and Ocean Counties afflicted with ALS by providing a better quality of life for them and their families.
 
This fall, the Light of Day Foundation made a $100,000 donation to the Parkinson’s Foundation to launch the Come Out In The Light Of Day educational initiative, a pilot program to be tested in New Jersey for patients who are newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s, and the first newly diagnosed educational resource program in America, according to Tony Pallagrosi, executive director of the Light of Day Foundation. 
 
Complete information on all Light of Day activity can be found at www.lightofday.org and on Facebook.. Donations to the Light of Day Foundation can be made through the main website as well.


NEW ARCHIVE RELEASE: Leeds 2013

posted Nov 9, 2018, 3:39 PM by Brandon Thompson   [ updated Nov 9, 2018, 3:40 PM ]

A week after Springsteen announced his live Broadway album, we get our November archive release! This month is a good one and possibly one of the best shows on the Wrecking Ball tour, Leeds 2013. This would be one of the more intimate performances on the Wrecking Ball tour as Springsteen and E Street were opening a brand new arena in the UK. Pair that with an electric E Street performance with some July treats sneaking into the setlist and you have a prime candidate for the archive series. You can hear the official audio of Gotta Get A Feeling below courtesy of NUGS.net. 


Setlist

Roulette
My Love Will Not Let You Down
No Surrender
Something In The Night
American Skin (41 Shots)
The Promised Land
Hungry Heart
Local Hero
Gotta Get That Feeling
Bad Moon Rising
Thundercrack
Wrecking Ball
Death To My Hometown
This Depression
Because the Night
Darlington County
Shackled and Drawn
Waiting On A Sunny Day
The Rising
Land of Hope and Dreams
**************
Secret Garden
Atlantic City
Badlands
Born To Run
Dancing In The Dark
Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
Shout
**************
If I Should Fall Behind (Solo)
Thunder Road (Solo)

Gotta Get That Feeling





Springsteen on Broadway Soundtrack Album Coming December 14

posted Nov 2, 2018, 1:35 PM by Brandon Thompson   [ updated Nov 3, 2018, 4:20 PM ]

Springsteen on Broadway was previously announced to air on Netflix on December 15 and now we have news that official audio will also be released to the general public. Columbia Records announced today that the Springsteen on Broadway soundtrack album will be released on December 14. The best news, it features both the stories in songs in their entirety on separate tracks. 

The release will come out on 4 LPs and 2 CDs. Of course, streaming services and digital downloads will also be available. You can pre-order now and if you do, you get access to "Land of Hope and Dreams" from the Broadway performance. You can also listen to the song preview in the video below. 

Land of Hope and Dreams



Hard Rock Partners with Bruce Springsteen and WhyHunger with New Merchandise

posted Oct 7, 2018, 9:24 AM by Brandon Thompson

Hard Rock and Bruce Springsteen have partnered with WhyHunger to put out some new merchandise while supporting a good cause. Full press release is provided below if you are interested. 


Hard Rock International is partnering with WhyHunger to release the brand’s latest limited-edition merchandise line onOct. 2. The Bruce Springsteen Signature Series: Edition 36 collection supports WhyHunger’s work to invest in grassroots solutions to hunger and poverty worldwide. The collaboration further reinforces Hard Rock’s commitment to its guiding principle – “All is One,” and its abiding passion to make the world a safer, healthier and better place to live.

 

“As a founding member of WhyHunger’s Artists Against Hunger & Poverty, Bruce has made a major impact on our efforts to find community-driven solutions to help farmworkers, food banks and more,” said Noreen Springstead, executive director, WhyHunger. “We are thrilled to once again have Bruce lend his voice to advocate for social and food justice.” 

 

Hard Rock will donate a portion of the retail price from the sale of Bruce Springsteen Signature Series merchandise to WhyHunger through the Hard Rock Heals Foundation. The limited-time, Signature Series: Edition 36 collection features a pin, hat and tee emblazoned with the song title “Land of Hope & Dreams.” The new merchandise is available for purchase online and in Rock Shops at select Hard Rock Cafe, Hotel and Casino properties around the world.

·         Signature Series: Edition 36 Tee – Heather red short-sleeve tee 

with “Land of Hope & Dreams” printed in navy blue across the front and Bruce Springsteen's signature on the sleeve 

($29.50/ £24.95)

·         Signature Series: Edition 36 Hat – Black adjustable hat with 

“Land of Hope & Dreams” embroidered in white across the 

front panel and Bruce Springsteen's signature on the left side

($24.50/£19.95)

·         Signature Series: Edition 36 Pin – Red and navy guitar-shaped

pin with “Land of Hope & Dreams” and Bruce Springsteen’s 

signature on the front 

($14/£11.95)

 

“As part of Hard Rock’s ‘All is One’ motto, we want to do our part to help fight hunger and poverty,” said Edward Deutscher, senior vice president of merchandising and eCommerce at Hard Rock International. “We are honored to collaborate with WhyHunger for a second time to create a new Bruce Springsteen Signature Series collection that directly benefits people impacted by hunger and poverty.” 

 

More than 25 years ago, Hard Rock developed the concept of partnering with world-renowned musicians and bands to create imaginative designs that are converted into limited-edition merchandise and sold at Hard Rock properties worldwide. A portion of the retail price from the sale of the merchandise benefits the artist’s preferred charity. Music icons including Bruce Springsteen, Pitbull, Rihanna, Imagine Dragons, U2, KISS, Eric Clapton, The Who, Jon Bon Jovi, Linkin Park, Shakira and Ringo Starr have all been part of Hard Rock’s Signature Series and Artist Spotlight programs, which have raised millions of dollars for charitable causes worldwide.

 

Visit www.hardrock.com for additional details on Hard Rock’s Signature Series program or www.rockshop.hardrock.com to purchase the new Bruce Springsteen Signature Series: Edition 36 merchandise.

 

About WhyHunger

Founded in 1975 by the late Harry Chapin and radio DJ Bill Ayres, WhyHunger believes a world without hunger is possible. We provide critical resources to support grassroots movements and fuel community solutions rooted in social, environmental, racial and economic justice. WhyHunger is working to end hunger and advance the human right to nutritious food in the U.S. and around the world. Learn more at whyhunger.org.

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