Notes from the road: Uncasville, CT #2

It was an emotional night at the Mohegan Sun Arena, as Bruce Springsteen emptied the vault and the tank last night to close out the American leg of the High Hopes tour, and a 26-month run since the release of Wrecking Ball. As has been the case with this leg of the tour, the song…

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Notes from the road: Uncasville, CT #1

As a fan of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band, you know that there are the fun nights, there are the good nights, and there are — if you’re lucky — those nights where you know with absolute certainty that the E Street Band are the greatest band in the universe. Tonight in Uncasville,…

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Notes from the road: Hershey

The moon was full, but you couldn’t see it. The cloud cover took care of that. Hershey was the last outdoor concert of the tour (as far as we know, anyway), and the temperature was perfect. It was Bruce weather. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and took the Hersheypark Stadium stage with rocket…

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Notes from the road: Albany

Bruce Springsteen called last night’s show in Albany “audience participation night,” and for good reason: dancers joined him on stage for four different numbers, and a stretch of six straight songs in the middle of the show were played by request. Bruce and the band were truly working in concert with what he called a…

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Notes from the road: Houston

After a five-year absence from Houston, Bruce stepped up to the microphone at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and led the audience through an intense retrospective of his musical career. It is a career that dates back 40 years to Bruce’s appearance at a Houston club where he performed “The Fever” live for the first…

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Notes from the road: New Orleans Jazz Fest

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is an experience unlike any other. As a celebration of unique culture and music, it makes sense that Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band — a band that embodies originality and true musicianship — closed out the main stage on Saturday afternoon. The crowd had been gathering…

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Notes from the road: Tampa

Have you ever found yourself “looking for a moment when the world seems right?” Those in attendance at Thursday night’s concert in Tampa, FL rang in May the right way, granted almost three hours worth of those moments as Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band rocked the amphitheater. The show opener was in honor…

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