Bruce joins President & Mrs. Obama in Iowa

The Iowa capitol building behind the throngs of people provided a nice backdrop to this Des Moines Obama campaign event, the last of the day and the last of the campaign itself. As I looked out around me at the crowd stretching multiple city blocks at 7:45 pm, I saw no end in sight of people arriving. They just…

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Bruce joins President Obama and Jay Z in Ohio

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On the final day before the 2012 presidential election, Bruce Springsteen appeared along with Jay-Z in support of President Obama at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. This was Bruce’s second of three campaign appearances in support of Obama on this Monday, and his sixth overall. It also marked a return for Bruce to Ohio,…

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Notes from the road: Louisville, KY

Almost exactly ten years to the date from the last time Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band played Kentucky during The Rising Tour (Lexington’s Rupp Arena, November 14, 2002), the Wrecking Ball Rock and Soul Revue pulled into town Saturday night. They proceeded to play a glorious set of new and old material which…

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Bruce to appear with President & Mrs. Obama in Iowa

On Monday, November 5th, the President and First Lady will end their last campaign in the state where it all began four years ago, and will be joined by Bruce Springsteen at a grassroots rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Gates open: 7:30 PM Venue: Des Moines’ East Village Location: Enter on East Grand Avenue and…

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Details for appearances with President Obama in Wisconsin and Ohio

Bruce Springsteen will be joining President Barack Obama on the campaign trail on Monday, November 5, including a stop in Madison, Wisconsin, and a very special appearance with JAY Z in Columbus, Ohio. Details for the events and how to attend are listed below. MADISON, WI Location: Downtown Madison – general admission entrance is at…

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Notes from the road: State College, PA

Thursday night’s show at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, PA was on the campus of Penn State University, whose mascot is the Nittany Lion — so what else could have opened this show but “Lion’s Den?” With a big smile from Bruce and a booming baritone sax solo from Eddie Manion, the band…

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Bruce to join Barack Obama on the campaign trail November 5

Obama for America announced today that President Obama will spend the final day of the 2012 campaign in Madison, Wisconsin; Columbus, Ohio; and Des Moines, Iowa. The President will kick off the day in Madison, where he will be joined by Bruce Springsteen, who will perform and introduce the President. The President and Springsteen will…

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Notes from the road: Rochester, NY

Wednesday night, at a concert postponed from Tuesday due to Hurricane Sandy, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band delivered another three-hour performance with rarities galore to a raucous crowd at Rochester’s Blue Cross Arena. A rare Halloween night performance, the show included a pair of monstrous live premieres just for the holiday. But most…

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Bruce to perform on NBC Telethon for Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort

NBC Universal announce this morning that it would show a one-hour telethon and concert on its broadcast network and cable television stations on Friday night to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The telethon, “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together,” will be held at NBC’s Rockefeller Plaza studios and hosted by Matt Lauer, the co-host of “Today.” Bruce…

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