Notes from the road: Pittsburgh

Bruce Springsteen loves Pittsburgh, and The Burgh loves him back. From the days at the Stanley Theatre (still there, different name) to the Soldiers and Sailors Hall and Nick’s Fat City, this has been a romance built to last. Sadly the iconic Civic Arena (aka The Igloo) is now a Wrecking Balled parking lot, but…

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Notes from the road: Pittsburgh, PA

The Saturday night concert at Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center was about a lot of things: a full, happy house and a band firing beyond all cylinders; palpable loss and cautious but determined optimism; songs for every fan and a few from the family jewels. But best of all, it was about E Street bassist Gary Tallent’s…

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Bruce makes campaign stop for Obama in Pittsburgh

A dreary, gray day in Pittsburgh turned electric as a capacity crowd rallied at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Military Museum with Bruce Springsteen on Saturday afternoon. Obama for America supporters lined the streets waiting for the doors to open at a venue that both whispers and shouts liberty and democracy. With a…

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Obama for America to Host Event with Bruce Springsteen in Pittsburgh

Obama for America announced today that it will be holding an event featuring Bruce Springsteen and supporters on Saturday, October 27 in Pittsburgh. As part of the Obama campaign’s effort to turn out voters across the Commonwealth, Springsteen will make a special appearance at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall at 4141 Fifth Avenue in…

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