Kicker and Rebel head off at stupid o’clock to meet up with an old friend of the pod, Jump Back Jacket, to make sure they get a front row position in the pit to see the phenomenon that is Bruce Springsteen live.


just the 36 hours to go…

Have a listen to the trio’s hopes for the gig and what it is that makes otherwise reasonable people spend nearly two days in a queue, an interview with the brains behind the E Street Fans ‘Tougher Than The Rest’ charitable organisation (see below), and, of course, the tired and emotional reflections on a very special concert.

You can download here and stream just there:

We took loads of wobbly pictures, and here are a selection:


a solo bruce opens with ‘for you’


jump back jacket recognises someone


the sniffles couldn’t stop the boss – sniff


an acoustic thunder road closes the show

The setlist:

  1. For You (solo piano)
  2. Something In The Night
  3. Prove It All Night
  4. My Love Will Not Let You Down
  5. The Ties That Bind
  6. Sherry Darling
  7. No Surrender
  8. Two Hearts
  9. Save My Love
  10. Hungry Heart
  11. Out In The Street
  12. Crush On You
  13. You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)
  14. Death To My Hometown
  15. Youngstown
  16. Murder Incorporated
  17. The River
  18. Drive All Night
  19. The Promised Land
  20. Working On The Highway
  21. Darlington County
  22. Waitin’ On A Sunny Day
  23. Because The Night
  24. The Rising
  25. Badlands
  26. Travelin’ Band (Creedence Clearwater Revival cover)
  27. Born In The USA
  28. Born To Run
  29. Seven Nights To Rock (Moon Mullican cover)
  30. Dancing In The Dark
  31. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
  32. Shout (Isley Brothers cover)
  33. Thunder Road (solo acoustic)

For more information about the E Street Fans and their projects, click on the following links:

Light of Day

Backstreet Merch – for E Street Fans LOD T-shirts

E Street Fans Facebook Group


About kickerofelves1

Wizard-in-Chief for Trust The Wizards music podcast and blog. Guided By Voices fanatic.

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