Local Hero

Another highlight from the Wrecking Ball tour here, live from Leeds, is “Local Hero” in its first tour appearance. This song is one of my favorites off Lucky Town. A real “sleeper,” this ought-a be played more often. Enjoy! -Bruce

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Notes from the road: Leeds

As an enchanted full moon week in the British Isles and end of tour madness continues to thoroughly infuse Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, tonight they opened the brand new, cozily intimate (13,500) Leeds Arena – their first time in Leeds since the 1985 show at Roundhay Park. Personally I haven’t seen them…

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Notes from the road: Hard Rock Calling

Unlike 2012, Bruce Springsteen’s performance at Hard Rock Calling (this time held in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park) was held on a warm, bright and sunny day — with full sound and power from start to finish. Following opening acts including local talent as well as the Zac Brown Band, the Alabama Shakes and the Black…

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Notes from the road: London

On November 18, 1975, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band played their first ever concert outside of America. The Hammersmith Odeon London ’75 show marked the beginning of a near 40-year love affair between Bruce and the United Kingdom. From the moment he stepped onto stage as a young 26-year-old and played to London,…

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Hard Rock Calling 2013

  Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band are confirmed to headline Hard Rock Calling 2013 on Sunday, June 30, at the brand new iconic home Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Also joining them on the bill are US rockers The Black Crowes and Alabama Shakes. Tickets go on sale Friday at 9 am…

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Wrecking Ball Tour to open new Leeds Arena

Leeds announcement

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band have announced they’ll be the first act to hit the stage at the new Leeds Arena in the UK this July. The Wrecking Ball Tour will make a stop in Leeds on July 24 for a special pre-opening concert at the 13,500-person capacity venue. Tickets go on sale…

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