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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Notes from the road: Sunrise

Bruce and the E Street Band hit the BB&T Center stage with a ferocious version of the Clash’s “Clampdown,” and with “Badlands” following, we were off. Feeling its way into the groove, the crowd cheered for Tom Morello’s guitar wizardry on “High Hopes,” especially as he played with his mouth. A fun “No Surrender” and…

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A visit to Sound Pure in Durham, NC

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On a day off before the recent show in Raleigh, Bruce stopped by SoundPure in Durham, NC, to check out their gear. Here are some photos from that rainy afternoon with Ross & Ray. Stop by for a visit if you’re ever in the area!  

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Notes from the road: Atlanta

From the opening notes of The Clash’s “Clampdown,” only the second time Bruce and the E Street Band have ever played it, the captive audience at the Lakewood Amphitheater had a feeling that Saturday night’s show was going to be something special. Declaring early in the set that he was “in a River kind of mood,”…

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Notes from the road: Raleigh

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band opened their triumphant return to Raleigh, North Carolina with a powerful one-two punch: the title track from High Hopes followed by “Badlands.” With fists pumping and voices lifted, the audience was right there with them. The powerful yearning of those opening numbers gave way to the joy of…

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