New releases of Bruce fan interest

Published 2002-12-23
By Karsten S. Andersen
Two new album releases should interest Bruce completists and other people with taste for a good rock album. First, Nils Lofgren is out with a new double live album recorded earlier in 2002 with his band, simply called Nils Lofgren Band Live. Read more about the album and order it on Nils' official site. Also, veteran Jersey Shore rockers Joe D'Urso & The Stone Caravan are finally ready with the follow-up to Rock and Roll Station. The new album is called Both Sides of Life and features Joe's.... Read more
   

Bruce played at his own Christmas party

Published 2002-12-23
By Karsten S. Andersen
Yesterday afternoon, The Stone Pony in Asbury Park hosted Bruce's private Christmas party for specially invited people. Bobby Bandiera and his band worked as house band, but with Bruce on lead vocals on several songs. The set consisted of mostly covers of Christmas songs and other classics, but a few of Bruce's own tunes also made their way into the set, including "Darlington County" and ?"Glory.... Read more
   

"Loose Ends" tour premiered in Indianapolis

Published 2002-12-18
By Karsten S. Andersen
Bruce and the band wrapped up this year's touring activity last night in Indianapolis with a 24-song set. The setlist included the tour premiere of "Loose Ends" and a "Detroit Medley" revisit. The tour will resume next.... Read more
   

More shows added to US tour

Published 2002-12-18
By Karsten S. Andersen
Springsteen's official website was updated today with three more shows on the spring US tour schedule. And you can now sense a pattern: with shows in Richmond VA, Jacksonville, FL, and Atlantic City, NJ, the next year's tour will focus on places where Bruce has never played or hasn't played in years. Although a strong early market for Bruce in the early Seventies, Bruce hasn't played in Richmond since 1975, and to our knowledge he never did an official show in Atlantic City. It's not yet known.... Read more
   

Loose Bruce in Columbus

Published 2002-12-17
By Karsten S. Andersen
No tour premieres, but nonetheless a loose show in Columbus that among other things saw Bruce adding an impromptu coda of "Hang on Sloopy" to "Glory Days". The show also included "Out in the Street" and "Two Hearts" in place of "She's the.... Read more
   

"Around and Around" in Albany

Published 2002-12-14
By Karsten S. Andersen
Repeat performances of both "My Love Will Not Let You Down" and "This Hard Land" were the biggest highlights setlist-wise in last night's Albany show. At least until the very last song when much to everybody's surprised the band launched into a cover of Chuck Berry's "Around and Around". "Darkness on the Edge of Town" was also back and broke up the "You're Missing"/"Waitin' on a Sunny Day" combo for the first time on the.... Read more
   

Bruce rocked Conan

Published 2002-12-14
By Karsten S. Andersen
As announced earlier, Bruce did show up and performed both "Kitty's Back" and "Merry Christmas, Baby" on the Conan O'Brien show on Thursday evening. With the help of the Max Weinberg 7, the E Street Band and a fine looking Bruce did one of their greatest live television performances ever. It was the second time Bruce visited the show. The first time took place in March 1999 when he came to "fetch" Max for the reunion.... Read more
   

Three tour premieres in Columbia

Published 2002-12-10
By Karsten S. Andersen
If you didn't have high expectations to a show in Columbia, South Carolina, you were in for a surprise. No less than three songs were tour debuted, and the lucky crowd also got the only second performance of the "Detroit Medley" on the tour. The tour premieres were "My Love Will Not Let You Down", "Growin' Up" and "This Hard Land"..... Read more
   

More shows scheduled for next year

Published 2002-12-10
By Karsten S. Andersen
Bruce had hardly left Atlanta when a new show for the Georgia capital was announced. The show will take place on February 28 in the Gwinnett Arena that holds only about 13,000 people. According to the Gwinnet Daily Post tickets will go on sale this Saturday, Dec. 15. At the same time there are rumors of a show in Rochester, NY, on March 11. Also, according to one source Florence in Italy will get a show on June.... Read more
   

"Backstreets" makes an appearance

Published 2002-12-09
By Karsten S. Andersen
"Backstreets" made one of its rare appearances on the tour when Bruce and the band warmed up Charlotte with a 24-song set. The show also included "Darlington County" and "Where the Bands.... Read more
   


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