Notes from the road: Adelaide #1

Adelaide. The city of churches is melting. There’s a heatwave taking its toll on every man, woman and child in the region. As show time hits, Bruce Springsteen speaks for us all when he bellows into the microphone, ‘Why is it so fucking hot here?’ Then he kick starts the show with Eddie Cochran’s paean…

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15 New US Tour Dates Announced!

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have announced 15 new tour dates in the US starting with April 8 in Cincinnati, OH, on the heels of concerts in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Tickets on sale beginning Friday, February 14, in some markets. 4/8 – Cincinnati, OH – U.S. Bank Arena On-sale 10am…

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Notes from the road: Perth #3

The stage lights are out and the only glow in the auditorium is the one that surround the exits. No one is leaving. The E Street Band are on the stage. There’s a roar from the crowd and then a count of four … and still no lights. Then comes a riff: unexpected, dirty and…

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Notes from the road: Perth #2

As the house lights dimmed and The E Street Band took to the stage, Bruce walked up to the mic and bellowed a simple question. “Is there anybody out there alive tonight?”  We replied in the affirmative and, so began, round two, at the Perth Arena. Kicking off with a scorching Badlands, Bruce was clearly…

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Notes from the road: Perth #1

Match fit and ready to rumble, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band arrived in Perth, Western Australia, having travelled ‘thousands of miles to the remotest place on earth’, to prove that in ‘love, art and rock and roll… one and one does not make two… it makes three’. This is the first time Bruce…

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Photos from the road: Johannesburg

Johannesburg Feb 1st

Photographer Jo Lopez shares pictures from Bruce & The E Street Band’s final concert in South Africa at Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium on February 1, 2014. Check them out and read our Notes From The Road recap of the show here

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