“The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts,” a Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band film featuring ten never-before released performances from the Madison Square Garden MUSE benefit concerts, and full footage of the band’s entire setlist, will be released worldwide for the first time. Edited by Bruce’s longtime collaborator Thom Zimny from the original 16mm film alongside remixed audio from Bob Clearmountain, “The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts” represent the highest quality and best recorded Bruce performances from an explosive, ascendant and rarely-filmed era of the E Street Band. The film will be released in HD on physical formats November 19, including on two CD with DVD, two CD with Blu-Ray and two LP formats. It will be available globally in HD for digital download on November 16 and digital rental on November 23.
Watch “The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts” trailer here: https://youtu.be/HUO41TDicD0
Pre-order the film and live album here: brucespringsteen.lnk.to/NoNukes
A composite of two performances captured during the multi-day ‘No Nukes’ concerts, the film packs the intensity of a marathon show into a crackling 90 minute run-time. Among the highlights are then-unreleased versions of “The River” and “Sherry Darling,” live staples “Badlands,” “Born To Run” and “Thunder Road,” plus covers of Buddy Holly’s “Rave On” and a version of Maurice Williams’ “Stay” featuring special guests Jackson Browne, Tom Petty and Rosemary Butler.
“The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts” Setlist
1. Prove It All Night
3. The Promised Land
4. The River
5. Sherry Darling
6. Thunder Road
8. Rosalita Come Out Tonight
9. Born To Run
11. Detroit Medley
12. Quarter To Three
13. Rave On
Musicians United For Safe Energy, Inc. (MUSE) is a 501c3 organization founded in 1979 by Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Graham Nash and John Hall. MUSE is dedicated to supporting groups worldwide, working to promote safe, alternative, non-nuclear energy. www.musiciansunited4safeenergy.com
Join Stevie Van Zandt and Bruce for a special livestream event as they sit down to discuss Stevie’s new memoir, Unrequited Infatuations, on Thursday, September 28th at 8PM ET. Your ticket to the event includes a signed copy of the book. Register and buy tickets here: vanzandt.unisonevents.com
May god bless our fallen brothers and sisters, and their families, their friends, and their loved ones.
All of us here on E Street are excited for Bruce‘s special appearance this weekend, joining Patti Smith for one song only on Because The Night!
Returning to legendary Fenway Park, Springsteen and the E Street Band smash one over the Green Monster, putting 31 (songs) on the board, opening with “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” into “Thunder Road” performed a la 1975 by Bruce and Roy. From there, the show taps summertime vibes (“Hungry Heart,” “Sherry Darling,” “Summertime Blues” and “Girls In Their Summer Clothes”) and a bevy of super-fan rarities, including “Knock On Wood,” “Quarter To Three” and a holy trinity of “Thundercrack,” “Frankie” and the first “Prove It All Night” with the ’78 intro performed in the States in 32 years.