Notes from the road: Charlottesville, VA

Maybe it was because the show was their first on U.S. soil in a month. And maybe it was because it was in Virginia, where Bruce Springsteen played numerous gigs in Richmond in the early 1970s. (“Virginia was all that stood between us and starvation,” Springsteen told the Charlottesville crowd Tuesday night. “Virginia was one…

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Bruce makes campaign stop for Obama in Virginia

Fourteen days before a landmark presidential election, Bruce Springsteen came to a city steeped in presidential history — Charlottesville, in electoral battleground Virginia — to rally about 3,500 people in support of President Obama’s re-election bid. Springsteen’s stirring, six-song performance at an event sponsored by Obama for America took place the day after the third…

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Bruce to make special appearance in Virginia at Obama For America rally

Obama for America announced that it will be holding an event featuring Bruce Springsteen, local elected officials and volunteers on Tuesday, October 23. As part of the Obama campaign’s effort to turn out voters across the commonwealth, Springsteen will give a special appearance at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Charlottesville. Tickets will be available at…

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