Mindblowing setlist in Orlando

Published 2002-11-22
By Karsten S. Andersen
Fans at last night's show in Orlando were treated to no less than three tour premieres, including the classic "Detroit Medley" which made its first appearance since 1988. But first Bruce had tour debuted "It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City" and "Human Touch". The latter replaced "Countin' on a Miracle", the first time this Rising staple was sacrificed. "The Promise" was also back in the set, for the first time in the US on the tour..... Read more
   

Emmylou Harris joins Bruce in Birmingham

Published 2002-11-20
By Karsten S. Andersen
Country star Emmylou Harris joined Bruce and Patti at last night's show in Birmingham, Alabama, for a beautiful acoustic rendition of "My Hometown". Prior to that Bruce had tour-debuted "Darlington County" complete with World Trade Center reference..... Read more
   

Clarence to celebrate new album

Published 2002-11-20
By Karsten S. Andersen
November 29 will be a busy day for Clarence Clemons. At 1 PM he will sign his new album, recorded live at the Stone Pony in 2001, at the Antic Hay Books and SulliStudios in Asbury Park where there will also be a photo exhibition by Stone Pony staff photographer John Kavanaugh. Later the same day Clarence and his band will perform live at the Paramount Theatre, also in Asbury.... Read more
   

"Cadillac Ranch" debuted in Charlotte

Published 2002-11-17
By Karsten S. Andersen
One tour premiere and an accident that could have been serious. That's the quick sum up of last night's show in Greensboro. "Cadillac Ranch" was performed for the first time on the tour in the wild card slot before "Worlds Apart". But maybe "I'm Goin' Down" which was soundchecked earlier in the day would have been more appropriate. Because during "Waitin' on a Sunny Day" Bruce slipped from the ramp behind the stage and fell down behind Max's drum kit. He got up again quickly, but with a visible.... Read more
   

"Streets of Fire" played in Lexington

Published 2002-11-15
By Karsten S. Andersen
Bruce is not done with the surprises on this tour. At last night's show in Lexington he pulled out the last of Darkness songs that hasn't been played during the last two tours: "Streets of Fire"! In fact, the song hasn't been played since the last show of the Darkness Tour on January 1, 1979. The show also featured the return of "Glory Days" and "Racing in the.... Read more
   

Two more shows added in Germany

Published 2002-11-15
By Karsten S. Andersen
Hamburg and Munich have been added to the tour itinerary for June next year. Bruce and the band will play at the Olympic Stadium in Munich on June 10, and at the Hamburger AOL Arena two days.... Read more
   

"American Skin" opens first show after Big Man surgery

Published 2002-11-13
By Karsten S. Andersen
For the first time on the tour, the show did not start with the title track from The Rising. Instead Bruce opened his Cincinnati show with "American Skin" as his comment to a controversy in the city regarding police racism and dedicated it to "the people and organizations in the city that are working for a just Cincinnati and a just America". The show was the first after Clarence underwent eye surgery and also featured "I'm a Rocker" by.... Read more
   

"Lonesome Day" single with new bonus tracks

Published 2002-11-10
By Karsten S. Andersen
The "Lonesome Day" single slated for release on November 25 has had its track lineup changed since the first word of the single surfaced. Either that or it will be released in two different versions. The new version will include a live version of "Spirit in the Night" from the Barcelona 2002 show, "The Rising" from the MTV Video Music Awards, and a DVD of the "Lonesome Day".... Read more
   

Columbus and Indianapolis postponed

Published 2002-11-07
By Karsten S. Andersen
We were a tad too fast yesterday when we announced that the Columbus show was still on. Latest news is that both Columbus and Indianapolis have been postponed to December 16 and 17 respectively due to Clarence's.... Read more
   

Austin show postponed

Published 2002-11-05
By Karsten S. Andersen
Tomorrow night's show in Austin has been postponed and rescheduled to March 2, 2003. Clarence Clemons has been admitted to hospital to undergo surgery for a detached retina. His condition is not a serious one, but needs immediate attention. It is not yet known if this will affect more shows beyond.... Read more
   


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