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December, 2017

It’s Just Me and You Tonight

It’s Just Me and You Tonight

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Capitol Theater, Passaic, New Jersey, September 20, 1978 By Erik Flannigan It was a homecoming when Bruce and the E Street Band returned to the Capitol Theater for a three-night run in September 1978. The Passaic shows were the band’s first New Jersey appearances on the Darkness tour, … Continue reading "It’s Just Me and You Tonight"

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Brothers and Sisters Don’t You Cry, There’ll Be Better Times By and By

Brothers and Sisters Don’t You Cry, There’ll Be Better Times By and By

Bruce Springsteen and the Seeger Sessions Band New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans, LA April 30, 2006 By Erik Flannigan Some things are meant to be. That Bruce Springsteen’s immersion into roots music, The Seeger Sessions, was released just six days before he and the band of the same name appeared at the … Continue reading "Brothers and Sisters Don’t You Cry, There’ll Be Better Times By and By"

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November, 2017

The Tunnel of Love Is Open To Everyone

The Tunnel of Love Is Open To Everyone

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Stockholm Stadion, Stockholm, Sweden, July 3, 1988 By Erik Flannigan Tracing Bruce Springsteen’s career arc from cult artist to superstar, theater to arena headliner, there’s a case to be made that a series of radio broadcasts on the 1978 Darkness On the Edge of Town tour played a … Continue reading "The Tunnel of Love Is Open To Everyone"

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October, 2017

Blood Brothers Reunited: MSG 7/1/2000

Blood Brothers Reunited: MSG 7/1/2000

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Madison Square Garden, New York City, July 1, 2000 By Erik Flannigan Given the hundreds of shows performed since 2000, today one can overlook how momentous the Reunion tour was for fans who had been hoping, waiting and questioning for more than decade if Bruce Springsteen and the … Continue reading "Blood Brothers Reunited: MSG 7/1/2000"

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September, 2017

Bruce Springsteen: You Can’t Sit Down — The Other Great Shows of the Darkness Tour

Bruce Springsteen: You Can’t Sit Down — The Other Great Shows of the Darkness Tour

Hurricane Relief: Houston, Texas, 12/8/78 A Benefit for MusiCares® Hurricane Relief Fund By Erik Flannigan It is nearly impossible to find a Springsteen fan who doesn’t revere the Darkness tour. Those who witnessed one of its 111 shows in person speak of it in language typically reserved for religious conversion. Happily for the the rest … Continue reading "Bruce Springsteen: You Can’t Sit Down — The Other Great Shows of the Darkness Tour"

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Bruce Springsteen Going It Alone: The Ghost of Tom Joad Revisited

Bruce Springsteen Going It Alone: The Ghost of Tom Joad Revisited

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 3/19/96 Bruce Springsteen. Solo Acoustic Tour. By Erik Flannigan Some fans dreamt about that phrase for the better part of two decades, even as they cherished the many band tours therein. Back in 1971-72, before there was an E Street Band, Springsteen dabbled as an acoustic singer-songwriter, gigging around Greenwich Village at … Continue reading "Bruce Springsteen Going It Alone: The Ghost of Tom Joad Revisited"

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August, 2017

Action In The Streets 1977

Action In The Streets 1977

Never Heard Before ’77 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 2/7/77, Albany, NY and 2/8/77 Rochester, NY By Erik Flannigan Bruce Springsteen’s national breakthrough came in 1975 with the release of Born to Run. The album’s supporting tour commenced that July and continued in multiple phases through the spring of 1977 when, after playing some … Continue reading "Action In The Streets 1977"

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July, 2017

nugs.net archives: The String Cheese Incident – 10/30/99

nugs.net archives: The String Cheese Incident – 10/30/99

The String Cheese Incident – 10/30/99 It is our pleasure to bring to you, handpicked from the archives, one of the classic shows from Colorado’s own: The String Cheese Incident. With a catalog of 535 shows here at nugs.net, you can enjoy countless hours of the cheesiest jams possible. This show proved to stand out from the rest … Continue reading "nugs.net archives: The String Cheese Incident – 10/30/99"

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