This Hard Land

As we’ve been on break we’ve had a chance to look back on some of the tour highlights. Here’s “This Hard Land” from our last night in Kilkenny. Best, Bruce

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Notes from the road: Kilkenny #2

For the final night of their European tour, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band delivered three hours and 18 minutes of emotion packed rock and soul this evening. The Wrecking Ball Weekender Day #2 commenced in the afternoon with Delorentos, LAPD, and Imelda May warming up the enthusiastic sold out crowd. By the time…

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Notes from the road: Kilkenny #1

The Wrecking Ball Weekender kicked off Night 1 tonight with three fantastic opening acts: Josh Ritter, Damien Dempsey, and Glen Hansard. A capacity crowd swelled Nowlan Park in Kilkenny with the excitement honed to a fever pitch by the time Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band took the stage about 7:30pm. As Roy’s piano…

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Notes from the road: Belfast

Belfast was treated to a pre-show five-pack of stunners by Bruce on solo acoustic guitar: “Surprise, Surprise”, “Maria’s Bed” (sign request), and “Growin’ Up” opened the set, followed by another sign request, a gorgeous partial rendition of Roy Orbison’s “In Dreams,” and “This Hard Land.” “See you in a little while!” he told the ecstatic…

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Notes from the road: Cork

A magical night in Cork began with a solo pre-show. Bruce performed “I’ll Work For Your Love,” and “Girls In Their Summer Clothes” on acoustic guitar and “Real World” at the piano for those lucky enough to be inside the stadium early. The band took the stage at 7:20pm. “Good evening, Good evening Cork!” Bruce…

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Notes from the road: Limerick

It was an auspicious and glorious night for Bruce and the band’s first return to Ireland since two shows at RDS Stadium in Dublin a year ago, and their first ever show in Limerick. Prior to taking the stage with the mighty men and women of the E Street Band, Horns, and Choir, Bruce delighted…

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Wrecking Ball Weekender in Kilkenny

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band will end their European Wrecking Ball Tour with two performances in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny on Saturday July 27 & Sunday  July 28. The Wrecking Ball Weekender will include special guest performances and kick off when doors open at 12:30pm each day. On Saturday, July 27, the full day’s…

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