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Springsteen

Started by ericm, Nov 11, 2011, 07:11 pm

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headhunter

Quote from: johnnYYac on Nov 21, 2011, 07:35 pm
Never did a Springsteen show, either.  I blame an old college roommate from Jersey.  He was so obnoxious about Springsteen it was a huge turn-off.  If there's a big show down NY/NJ way this summer, I'd love to catch a show with youse guys.


Would be a pleasure to indoctrinate you mr. Yac.
was some shakin' and some record playin'

e_wind

I'm gonna call Yim and Bruce really quick. Back to back show in Jersey... Jacket Fest East. I'll get back to everyone with what the say
don't rock bottom, just listen just slow down...

ericm

Quote from: headhunter on Nov 21, 2011, 08:19 pm
Quote from: johnnYYac on Nov 21, 2011, 07:35 pm
Never did a Springsteen show, either.  I blame an old college roommate from Jersey.  He was so obnoxious about Springsteen it was a huge turn-off.  If there's a big show down NY/NJ way this summer, I'd love to catch a show with youse guys.


Would be a pleasure to indoctrinate you mr. Yac.


Absolutely! The more the merrier. A word of caution though... Bruce shows can be HIGHLY addictive. ;)

Here's one for you Jeff. A rarity that hadn't been played live in 28 years, and Bruce comes out and opens with it on night 4 of 4 at The Spectrum.  :thumbsup:  :thumbsup: Their last ever show there, after playing the old brick building since 1973. 

It was an all-time top 5 live Bruce moment for me, and this vid is shot from real close to my spot. Still gives me goosebumps.  8)

The Price You Pay:

Springsteen - The Price you Pay - The Spectrum October 20, 2009
"Where's Jim going?"

headhunter

awesome clip eric.  guessing this one is mostly for us long time fans as most don't go this deep into the catalog.   this and wreck on the highway were two classic tunes that actually let you sit and recover a bit at those 4 hour shows of yesteryear.
was some shakin' and some record playin'

ericm


Quote from: headhunter on Nov 22, 2011, 10:32 pm
awesome clip eric.  guessing this one is mostly for us long time fans as most don't go this deep into the catalog.   this and wreck on the highway were two classic tunes that actually let you sit and recover a bit at those 4 hour shows of yesteryear.


Thought you'd like it.  :beer: You're right too, about the "seasoned vets".  Looking around that night when they broke into this to open, half the place was going nuts (me included  :o ), and the rest of the Spectrum was wondering "what's the big deal"?  ???

"Where's Jim going?"

IHL


ericm

Two long time friends getting together the other night at MSG. Bob Seeger inviting Bruce up to join him for a tune:

Bob Seger and Bruce Springsteen Old Time Rock and Roll Remastered MSG 12/1/11
"Where's Jim going?"

headhunter

yeah, i wish i was there for that one.
was some shakin' and some record playin'

ericm

I'm hearing we'll be getting the US/North America tour dates announced real soon. Definitely going to be a 1st leg before they head to Europe in the summer.  8)  :thumbsup: 
"Where's Jim going?"

johnnYYac

Album #17, "Wrecking Ball", to be released March 6.

Single, "We Take Care of Our Own", out now.

We Take Care Of Our Own (With Lyrics) - Bruce Springsteen
Close enough!

Penny Lane

Not a fan of the new song but am pumped to see him live this tour!
but come on...there's nothing sexy about poop. Nothing.  -bbill

headhunter

was some shakin' and some record playin'

ALady

if it falls apart or makes us millionaires

e_wind

AAAAWWW YYEEAHHHHH ILL BE DER
don't rock bottom, just listen just slow down...

e_wind

Boooo no mid west dates
don't rock bottom, just listen just slow down...

ALady

Give it a couple months.   :thumbsup:
if it falls apart or makes us millionaires

ericm

Quote from: e_wind on Jan 24, 2012, 10:35 am
Boooo no mid west dates


Don't worry E, he'll be back around.

Bruce typically does a quick barn-storming type tour on the 1st leg. He tries to get the new material out there across the country as quick as possible.

The shows are typically a little shorter. 21-24 songs, about 2:20 - 2:30 in length, on the 1st US leg. Once they hit Europe and the stadiums over there, they stretch it out a bit, and are in top form for the return to the US for a 2nd leg.

The 2nd leg usually hits more cities, has multi night stands, includes more rarities, longer sets, 24-30+ songs, anywhere from 2:40 - 3:00+ hours in length. These shows are the ones I find are the best of the tour. The ones I'll typically do some traveling to see, and definitely see way more than on the 1st leg.

I'm shooting for one of the MSG's, and both Philly shows on the 1st leg, and possibly Tampa.

Here's a list of dates for the 1st leg:

US Tour Dates
March 18 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena (on sale Feb 4)
March 19 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum (on sale Feb 3)
March 23 - Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum (on sale Jan 28)
March 26 - Boston, MA - TD Garden (on sale Jan 28)
March 28 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center (on sale Jan 28)
March 29 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center (on sale Jan 28)
April 1 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center (on sale Jan 28)
April 3 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center (on sale Jan 27)
April 4 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center (on sale Jan 27)
April 6 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden (on sale Jan 27)
April 9 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden (on sale Jan 27)
April 12 - Detroit, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills (on sale Jan 28)
April 13 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center (on sale Jan 28)
April 16 - Albany, NY - Times Union Center (on sale Jan 28)
April 17 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena (on sale Jan 28)
April 24 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion (on sale Feb 3)
April 26 - Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (on sale Feb 3)
April 29 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (on sale now)
May 2 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center (on sale Jan 27)

"Where's Jim going?"

headhunter

I'm planning on both MSG shows.  I would do more shows on the 2nd leg of the tour.
was some shakin' and some record playin'

ericm

Quote from: headhunter on Jan 24, 2012, 01:30 pm
I'm planning on both MSG shows.  I would do more shows on the 2nd leg of the tour.


I'm shooting for the Friday night MSG,but might do both.  ;)
"Where's Jim going?"

headhunter

I was lucky enough to get some tix for the monday april 9th show at msg.

I had 6 people working computers and 1 got thru - one of the toughest ticket buying experiences.

psyched to be in the door.
was some shakin' and some record playin'