The Bruce Springsteen Timeline

Spring 2010

Bruce is generally laying low - partly due to depression, as described in his 2016 autobiography - but does appear at several benefit shows, including the 10th Light of Day show, Gateway's Gala Benefit Concert, and not least the surreal Rainforest Benefit, where he is part of a lineup including Elton John and Lady Ga Ga and does the first Bryan Adams cover of his career: "Cuts Like a Knife".

June 22 2010

The London Calling - Live in Hyde Park DVD/Blu-ray is released.

August 26 2010

After literally years of rumors and speculation, a press release announces the release of a Darkness on the Edge of Town box set.

September 14 2010

Bruce, Patti and Jon Landau show up at the Toronto Film Festival where The Promise documentary is shown to the world for the first time. Bruce sits down for a press conference and a conversation with his friend Edward Norton in front of an audience.

November 12-16 2010

The long-awaited Darkness box set The Promise is released worldwide.

December 7 2010

Bruce and the E Street Band minus Nils performs at the Casino in Asbury Park in front of an audience of contest winners. The show is being filmed for a webcast that will be released a few weeks later. They do a selection of songs from The Promise and ends with "Blue Christmas". This will be Clarence Clemons' last performance with the E Street Band.