September 19, 2013

Notes from the road: São Paulo

After a 25-year dry spell, São Paulo was blessed with a transcendent show last night at Espaço das Américas. The venue had the air of a giant church, and yesterday, it became the greatest altar of faith, hope, joy, love and Rock and Roll. For over three hours, the audience witnessed Bruce’s endless vigor and […]

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September 18, 2013

Photos from the road: Buenos Aires

Bruce and the E Street Band performed in Argentina for the first time since 1988 on Saturday night in Buenos Aires. Jo Lopez shares photos from the evening with us here.

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September 17, 2013

Wrecking Ball Tour rolls on in South America

Photo courtesy EFE After two thrilling concerts in Santiago and Buenos Aires, the Wrecking Ball Tour of South America rolls on next to São Paulo, Brazil before capping off Saturday night at Rock In Rio. See you on the road!

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September 15, 2013

Notes from the road: Buenos Aires

The night was cold, overcast and a bit damp in the well-used Estadio G.E.B.A–a smallish, 17,000 outdoor rugby and concert venue in the heart of the city located in a park bordered by elevated railroad tracks. But the weather did not deter the enthusiastic crowd from giving a very warm reception to Bruce Springsteen and […]

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September 15, 2013

Bruce performs Victor Jara’s “Manifiesto” in Chile

On Thursday night in Santiago, Bruce performed Victor Jara’s “Manifiesto.” Bruce introduced the song in Spanish, translated by Backstreets to: “In 1988 we played for Amnesty International in Mendoza, Argentina, but Chile was in our hearts. We met many families of desaparecidos, which had pictures of their loved ones. It was a moment that stays […]

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September 13, 2013

Notes from the road: Santiago, Chile

It all started with “HOLA SANTIAGO!” On a cool winter’s night – yes, it’s still winter south of the Equator – Bruce was on a mission from the start. The E Street Band had never played in Santiago, Chile before but were nearby over the border in Mendoza during the Amnesty International Tour of 1988. […]

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September 12, 2013

Bruce returns to South America

After more than 20 years since his last concert in South America, Bruce & the E Street Band are back for shows in Chile, Argentina and Brazil. To kick off the final shows of the Wrecking Ball Tour, Bruce invited members of the press to soundcheck on Tuesday at Santiago’s Movistar Arena. Stay tuned for […]

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August 7, 2013

New show added in Buenos Aires

Bruce and the E Street Band have added new South American shows to their 2012-2013 ‘Wrecking Ball’ World tour including a recently announced show in Buenos Aires on September 14. The shows precede the previously announced, final ‘Wrecking Ball’ performance at Rock in Rio concert in Rio de Janeiro on Sept. 21 and are the […]

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July 31, 2013

Photos from the road: Kilkenny

After closing out the European leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour 2013 in Ireland, Jo Lopez shares these new photos from the Wrecking Ball Weekender in Kilkenny as well as other recent shows in Leipzig, Rome, Werchter, Limerick, Belfast, and Leeds.

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July 29, 2013

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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