The Bruce Springsteen Timeline

April 4 2005

Bruce records a show for VH1 Storytellers at the Two River Theater in Red Bank. The show consists of Bruce singing a few selected songs and talking about them to an invited audience. After the show the audience is allowed to ask questions.

April 21 2005

The Devils & Dust Tour opens with two rehearsal shows in Asbury Park. The tour is solo and acoustic, but unlike the Ghost of Tom Joad Tour 10 years prior, this one has a very flexible setlist and Bruce experimenting with different instruments. He also plays bigger venues. 10-15,000 people per show is not unusual.

April 26 2005

Devils & Dust is released worldwide to mostly critical acclaim.

May-June 2005

The Devils & Dust Tour hits the European shores.

Summer-Fall 2005

The tour continues in the US and Canada with more and more experimenting on Bruce's part. He plays everything from ukulele to electric harp.

November 15 2005

After months of rumors and speculations the Born to Run 30th Anniversary edition is released. Apart from the remastered album it contains a complete show on DVD from London in 1975.

November 22 2005

The Devils & Dust Tour ends with two shows in Trenton, NJ. The last leg has seen Bruce adding tour premieres almost every night, digging back in his catalogue to forgotten gems like "Drive All Night" and "Santa Ana".