The Bruce Springsteen Timeline

March 1978

The recordings of Darkness on the Edge of Town are finalized.

May 23 1978

The Darkness on the Edge of Town Tour begins in Buffalo, NY. To this date the Darkness Tour is perhaps the most legendary of all Springsteen's tours.

June 6 1978

Darkness on the Edge of Town is released.

July 1978

Jon Landau officially becomes Bruce's manager.

August 24 1978

Bruce appears on the cover of Rolling Stone for the first, but far from last, time.

September 19-21 1978

At the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ, Bruce and the band perform three shows which will become one of Bruce's most famous stands. The first show is broadcast on the radio and is later released on an equally famous bootleg, Piece de Resistance.