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2013-02-08 - LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER, LOS ANGELES, CA

WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN (with Tom Morello) / THUNDER ROAD (with Tom Morello) / BORN TO RUN (with Tom Morello) / GLORY DAYS (with all performers)

Audience tape (by JEMS). Officially released on DVD and Blu-ray. Bruce is honoured as the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year at a ceremony in Los Angeles. The gala includes a reception, silent auction, dinner, award presentation and a star-studded tribute concert. The press release says: "Springsteen is being honored as the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year in recognition of his extraordinary creative accomplishments as well as his significant charitable work, which has included an impressive range of philanthropic activities over the years." Following performances of sixteen songs by other artists, Springsteen plays a five-song set accompanied by the house band and various members of the E Street Band: Patti Scialfa, Nils Lofgren, and Jake Clemons for all five songs, plus Roy Bittan, Max Weinberg and Garry Tallent for the final three. Tom Morello also joins on the final four songs, while the finale "Glory Days" is played with many of the night's performers on stage. The guest performances include "Adam Raised A Cain" by Alabama Shakes, "Because The Night" by Patti Smith, "I'm On Fire" by Mumford and Sons, "American Skin (41 Shots)" by Jackson Browne and Tom Morello, "Streets Of Philadelphia" by Elton John, "Lonesome Day" by Sting and "Born In The U.S.A." by Neil Young and Crazy Horse. For the full list, check the setlist in the detail page (click the date/location link above).
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Start of the Australian leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour


2013-03-14 - BRISBANE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

Soundcheck: HIGH HOPES / JUST LIKE FIRE WOULD / NIGHT (instrumental) / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN

WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / JUST LIKE FIRE WOULD / WRECKING BALL / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / MY CITY OF RUINS / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THE E STREET SHUFFLE / JACK OF ALL TRADES / MURDER INCORPORATED / JOHNNY 99 (including Honky Tonk) / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / SHE'S THE ONE / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO - 634-5789 (SOULSVILLE, U.S.A.) / THE RISING / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / THUNDER ROAD / WE ARE ALIVE / BORN TO RUN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

Audience tapes (by pttanner & theincident). The first of ten shows in Australia as Springsteen performs down under for the first time in a decade. Tonight is the first show as a full band member for Tom Morello, who is standing in for Steve Van Zandt while he is filming his successful TV show Lilyhammer. Biggest surprise of the 25-song set is "Just Like Fire Would", a 1986 hit by Brisbane band The Saints. "My City Of Ruins" includes a snippet of "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out". First ever performances in Australia of "We Take Care Of Our Own", "Just Like Fire Would", "Wrecking Ball", "Death To My Hometown", "Spirit In The Night", "The E Street Shuffle", "Jack Of All Trades", "Because The Night", "Shackled And Drawn", the Apollo Medley, "We Are Alive", and "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out". Greatest Hits outtake "High Hopes" is soundchecked and also setlisted as an alternative to "Shackled And Drawn". Following the soundcheck Bruce is interviewed by local press. Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-03-16 - BRISBANE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

Soundcheck: THE RIVER / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY

HIGH HOPES / THE PROMISED LAND / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / OUT IN THE STREET / MY CITY OF RUINS / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / INCIDENT ON 57TH STREET / THE RIVER / ATLANTIC CITY / OPEN ALL NIGHT / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / RACING IN THE STREET / BADLANDS / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / BLINDED BY THE LIGHT / BORN TO RUN / BOBBY JEAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

Audience tape (by theincident). The premiere of "High Hopes" opens the second show in Brisbane. 23-song set also includes "Incident On 57th Street", "The River", "Atlantic City", "Open All Night" and the third "Blinded By The Light" of the tour, while "We Take Care of Our Own" is dropped from the set for the first time. First ever performances in Australia of "High Hopes" and "Incident On 57th Street". Patti Scialfa is not present; Tom Morello stands in for Steve Van Zandt.
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2013-03-18 - ALLPHONES ARENA, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

AMERICAN LAND / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / MY CITY OF RUINS / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / HIGH HOPES / YOUNGSTOWN / CANDY'S ROOM / SHE'S THE ONE / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / BADLANDS / THUNDER ROAD / BORN TO RUN / SEVEN NIGHTS TO ROCK / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

Audience tape (by mqwfall, missing the first song). The first of three shows in Sydney, and Bruce mixes things up a little: the 23-song set opens with "American Land", followed by "Prove It All Night" and "Adam Raised A Cain", the latter by sign request. There's another airing of "High Hopes", plus the seventh "Pay Me My Money Down" of the tour. First ever performances in Australia of "American Land", "Candy's Room", "Pay Me My Money Down", and "Seven Nights To Rock". Patti Scialfa is not present; Tom Morello stands in for Steve Van Zandt.
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2013-03-20 - ALLPHONES ARENA, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Soundcheck: LAST TO DIE / JUNGLELAND / DEVILS AND DUST

DEVILS & DUST / LAST TO DIE / THE TIES THAT BIND / DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / OUT IN THE STREET / DOES THIS BUS STOP AT 82ND STREET? / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / NO SURRENDER / I'M ON FIRE / MY CITY OF RUINS / HIGH HOPES / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / OPEN ALL NIGHT / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / LONESOME DAY / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / BADLANDS / JUNGLELAND / BORN TO RUN / BOBBY JEAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / DETROIT MEDLEY / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

Audience tape (by theincident). 27-song set opens with a solo acoustic "Devils & Dust" followed by the tour premiere of "Last To Die" on the 10 year anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. Sign requests in the middle of the set include "Cover Me" and "I'm On Fire". "Jungleland" is the highlight of an encore set that also includes "Detroit Medley". First ever performances in Australia of "Devils & Dust", "Last To Die", and "The Ties That Bind". Patti Scialfa is not present; Tom Morello stands in for Steve Van Zandt.
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2013-03-22 - ALLPHONES ARENA, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / NIGHT / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / MY CITY OF RUINS / GROWIN' UP / THE E STREET SHUFFLE / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / TRAPPED / THE RIVER / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / BACKSTREETS / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / BADLANDS / THUNDER ROAD / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT)

Audience tape (by theincident). Final night in Sydney is a 25-song set that includes "Growin' Up", "Prove It All Night" with the 1978 intro for the first time ever in Australia, "Trapped" and another appearance of "Pay Me My Money Down". The encores include "Born In The USA" and "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" to close. First ever performance in Australia of "Night". Patti Scialfa is not present; Tom Morello stands in for Steve Van Zandt.
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2013-03-24 - ROD LAVER ARENA, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

OUT IN THE STREET / THE PROMISED LAND / SOMETHING IN THE NIGHT / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / HIGH HOPES / THE RIVER / SEEDS / JOHNNY 99 / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / BADLANDS / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

Audience tape (by ShackeySounds & Mttdxb). First of three shows in Melbourne and for the first time in this tour "My City Of Ruins" is not played. Set opens with "Out In The Street" and also includes "Something In The Night", another "High Hopes", "Seeds" and "Pay Me My Money Down". First ever performances in Australia of "Something In The Night" and "Seeds". Patti Scialfa is not present; Tom Morello stands in for Steve Van Zandt.
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2013-03-26 - ROD LAVER ARENA, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

BADLANDS / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / CADILLAC RANCH / WRECKING BALL / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / MY CITY OF RUINS / THE E STREET SHUFFLE / RED HEADED WOMAN / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / SHE'S THE ONE / OPEN ALL NIGHT / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / THUNDER ROAD / WE ARE ALIVE / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

Audience tape (by ShackeySounds). Released on CD 'Down Under 2013' from Godfather. Second night in Melbourne opens with "Badlands". "Cadillac Ranch" and an excellent "Downbound Train" split "We Take Care Of Our Own" and "Death To My Hometown", both played via sign request. Set also includes "Red Headed Woman" (third performance this tour, and the third sign request of the night), "Open All Night" and "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)". "My City Of Ruins" returns after it was dropped for the first Melbourne show. The handwritten setlist includes "One Step Up", but sadly Bruce elects to skip it (the song hasn't been played with the Band since June 1988 during the Tunnel Of Love Express Tour). Patti Scialfa is not present; Tom Morello stands in for Steve Van Zandt.
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2013-03-27 - ROD LAVER ARENA, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Soundcheck: ONE STEP UP / LONG WALK HOME

LONG WALK HOME / RADIO NOWHERE / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / BETTER DAYS / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / OUT IN THE STREET / FACTORY / LOST IN THE FLOOD / HIGH HOPES / DOES THIS BUS STOP AT 82ND STREET? / CANDY'S ROOM / YOUNGSTOWN / MURDER INCORPORATED / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / I'M GOIN' DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / BADLANDS / JUNGLELAND / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / AMERICAN LAND

Audience tape (by Brother Ruprecht & Hoony). Excellent set for the final night in Melbourne with plenty of rarities. The second full-band "Long Walk Home" of the tour (third in total) opens, followed by "Radio Nowhere" and "My Love Will Not Let You Down". "Better Days" is a tour premiere, not performed with the E Street Band since May 19, 2003 in Madrid. The second tour "Factory" is played with just the accompaniment of the piano of Roy Bittan. "Lost In The Flood", "High Hopes", "Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?", "Candy's Room (by request) and "I'm Goin' Down" are also in the main set. The encores open with "Jungleland" and the night draws to a close with "American Land". "My City Of Ruins" drops out once again, therefore missing two of the three shows in Melbourne. Tonight also features the 300th live performance of "The Ghost Of Tom Joad. First ever performances in Australia of "Long Walk Home", "Radio Nowhere", "My Love Will Not Let You Down", "Better Days", "Factory", and "Lost In The Flood". Patti Scialfa is not present; Tom Morello stands in for Steve Van Zandt.
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2013-03-30 - HANGING ROCK, MACEDON, AUSTRALIA

BADLANDS / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / HIGH HOPES / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THE RIVER / TOUGHER THAN THE REST (with Jimmy Barnes) / ATLANTIC CITY / JOHNNY 99 / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE PROMISED LAND / THE RISING / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / THUNDER ROAD / IF I SHOULD FALL BEHIND / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / BORN TO RUN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

Audience tape (by pttanner and two sources from Roman79: CA14s and B3s). The first of two shows in Macedon, a town located in central Victoria about 40 miles north-west of Melbourne. 26-song set opens with "Badlands" followed by "Prove It All Night". Jimmy Barnes joins Bruce for "Tougher Than The Rest", played only once this tour before tonight. Set also includes "Atlantic City" and "Because The Night" in the encore. No "My City Of Ruins" once again. Two landmarks tonight: the 100th performance of "We Take Care Of Our Own" and the 1300th known performance of "Born To Run". First ever performance in Australia of "Tougher Than The Rest". Due to sketchy cellphone reception at Hanging Rock, the show could not be followed live on Twitter. Patti Scialfa is not present; Tom Morello stands in for Steve Van Zandt.
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2013-03-31 - HANGING ROCK, MACEDON, AUSTRALIA

Soundcheck: LONESOME DAY

ADAM RAISED A CAIN / CANDY'S ROOM / SHE'S THE ONE / SOMETHING IN THE NIGHT / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THE E STREET SHUFFLE / INCIDENT ON 57TH STREET / TOUGHER THAN THE REST (with Jimmy Barnes) / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / JACKSON CAGE / OPEN ALL NIGHT / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE PROMISED LAND / LONESOME DAY / THE RISING / THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / BADLANDS / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape (by roman79). The last of ten shows in Australia. The 29-song set is the longest of the leg. Show opens with a great foursome of "Adam Raised A Cain", "Candy's Room", "She's The One" and "Something In The Night". The set includes "Incident On 57th Street" for the ninth time this tour, Jimmy Barnes returning for a reprise of "Tougher Than The Rest", "Jackson Cage" by request and "Open All Night". The encores include both "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" and the first "Twist And Shout" of 2013. Both "Death To My Hometown" and "Open All Night" are played live for the 100th time. Referring to Nils and Tom Morello, Bruce finishes by saying "it is an honor to be between two of the greatest guitarists". First ever performance in Australia of "Jackson Cage". Patti Scialfa is not present and the final show for Tom Morello as he stands in for Steve Van Zandt.
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End of the Australian leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour


2013-04-20 - TRIBECA GRILL, NEW YORK CITY, NY

Bruce Springsteen attends the 2013 Kristen Ann Carr Fund "A Night To Remember" 20th anniversary gala. He does not play.
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2013-04-27 - NORDISK FILM STUDIOS, OSLO, NORWAY

Private band rehearsals for the upcoming European leg of the tour, without Springsteen. The rehearsals are held in film studios belonging to Nordisk Film, located a short distance from the centre of Oslo. No set details known.
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2013-04-28 - NORDISK FILM STUDIOS, OSLO, NORWAY

Second session of private band rehearsals held on the afternoon of April 28, this time with Springsteen on hand. No set details known.
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Start of the second European leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour


2013-04-29 - TELENOR ARENA, OSLO, NORWAY

Soundcheck: SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT (acoustic) / BETTER DAYS / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / FOLLOW THAT DREAM / TWO HEARTS

Pre-show (solo acoustic): THIS HARD LAND / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE FEVER / GROWIN' UP

MY KIND OF TOWN / TWO HEARTS - IT TAKES TWO / NO SURRENDER / BADLANDS / BETTER DAYS / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THE E STREET SHUFFLE / FOLLOW THAT DREAM / THE RIVER / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / SHE'S THE ONE / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LONESOME DAY / THUNDER ROAD / FOR YOU / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

Audience tape (by Laffydaffy/Bull, 16bit and 24bit versions available). Bruce kicks off the European leg with a four-song acoustic pre-set that includes rare outings for "All That Heaven Will Allow" (last played at the final Devils & Dust Tour show in Trenton, aside from a couple of club performances in 2006) and the first ever performance of "The Fever" in Europe. Steve Van Zandt returns to the tour after missing the Australian leg while filming Lilyhammer, and he opens the show in character as Frank "the fixer" Tagliano, singing Frank Sinatra's "My Kind Of Town" in its only known Springsteen appearance, with rewritten lyrics about "Lillehammer". Main set includes the second tour "Better Days" and "Follow That Dream", for the first time since June 28, 2003 in Milan. "For You" is performed in the solo piano arrangement. First ever performance in Norway of "Follow That Dream", plus Norway's first version of "Prove It All Night" to include the 1978 intro. Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-04-30 - TELENOR ARENA, OSLO, NORWAY

Soundcheck: LEAP OF FAITH / SHOUT

LEAP OF FAITH / THE PROMISED LAND / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / COVER ME / OUT IN THE STREET / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / SAVIN' UP / ATLANTIC CITY / MURDER INCORPORATED / JOHNNY 99 / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / OPEN ALL NIGHT / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / THE PROMISE / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / RAMROD / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SHOUT

Audience tape (by Bull, 16bit and 24bit versions available). Fifteen changes from the previous night in a 27-song set that opens with the tour premiere of "Leap Of Faith". Also in the show: "Downbound Train", "Cover Me", "Savin' Up" (by request) and a solo piano "The Promise". The encores finish with the second "Shout" of the tour. First ever performances in Europe of "Savin' Up" and "Shout". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-03 - FRIENDS ARENA, SOLNA, SWEDEN

Soundcheck: WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / OUT IN THE STREET / WRECKING BALL / THE PROMISED LAND / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THUNDER ROAD / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / BORN TO RUN / SHE'S THE ONE / MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER / JUNGLELAND / DARLINGTON COUNTY / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / MOUNTAIN OF LOVE / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / GLORY DAYS (with Elliott Murphy) / BOBBY JEAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TWIST AND SHOUT

No audio as yet. First of three shows in Solna, a municipality just north of Stockholm. After "Spirit In The Night", Bruce surprises the assembled by announcing that he intends to play the entire Born To Run album in sequence. This is the first time that Springsteen has played an album show outside of the United States, and the first time he has done it unannounced at a regular show. "Backstreets" includes a short Sad Eyes-style interlude. The encores open with an acoustic "Mountain Of Love", played by request, and Elliott Murphy joins for "Glory Days". First ever performance in Europe of "Mountain Of Love" and first ever performance in Sweden of "Meeting Across The River". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-04 - FRIENDS ARENA, SOLNA, SWEDEN

Soundcheck: FACTORY / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / LEAP OF FAITH / STREETS OF FIRE

MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / LEAP OF FAITH / I'M A ROCKER / BETTER DAYS / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / BADLANDS / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / SOMETHING IN THE NIGHT / CANDY'S ROOM / RACING IN THE STREET / THE PROMISED LAND / FACTORY / STREETS OF FIRE / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN / OPEN ALL NIGHT / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / RADIO NOWHERE / THE RISING / THUNDER ROAD / SEVEN NIGHTS TO ROCK / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / AMERICAN LAND

No audio as yet. Second of three shows in Solna. Set opens with "My Love Will Not Let You Down" followed by two songs from Lucky Town, split by "I'm A Rocker", played via sign request. After "Hungry Heart" Bruce once again surprises the crowd by announcing that he is going to play the entire Darkness On The Edge Of Town album in sequence. After the final song of the album Bruce has the "core" members of the E Street Band come to the front of the stage to take a bow. First ever performances in Sweden of "I'm A Rocker" and "Streets Of Fire". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-07 - HK AREENA, TURKU, FINLAND

WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / TWO HEARTS / NO SURRENDER / MY LUCKY DAY / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THIS HARD LAND / THE RIVER / FROM SMALL THINGS (BIG THINGS ONE DAY COME) / PINK CADILLAC / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / SHE'S THE ONE / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / QUEEN OF THE SUPERMARKET / THUNDER ROAD / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

Audience tapes. Three sources available: Queengrooves, Hobbes-Cre (first track patched) and on CDR 'Never Go Hungry In Turku' (Vigorous Records/Ev2). Before returning to Sweden for the final show in Solna, Springsteen and band travel to Finland for the first of two shows in Turku, a city about two hours west of Helsinki. Tour premiere of "Brilliant Disguise", the 190th song to be performed on the Wrecking Ball Tour. Set also includes "This Hard Land", "Pink Cadillac" and a solo acoustic "Queen Of The Supermarket", for the second time this tour. First ever performances in Finland of "Two Hearts", "My Lucky Day", "This Hard Land", "From Small Things (Big Things One Day Come)", "Pink Cadillac", "Brilliant Disguise", "Pay Me My Money Down", and "Queen Of The Supermarket". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-08 - HK AREENA, TURKU, FINLAND

Soundcheck: AIN'T GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU / SOULS OF THE DEPARTED

I'LL WORK FOR YOUR LOVE / LONG WALK HOME / THE TIES THAT BIND / OUT IN THE STREET / ATLANTIC CITY / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / BLINDED BY THE LIGHT / DOES THIS BUS STOP AT 82ND STREET? / AIN'T GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU / WAGES OF SIN / THE RIVER / YOUNGSTOWN / MURDER INCORPORATED / JOHNNY 99 / OPEN ALL NIGHT / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / LONESOME DAY / BADLANDS / RACING IN THE STREET / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / AMERICAN LAND

Audience tape (by Hobbes). Available on CD 'Goodnight Good Luck Finland' (Godfather). Pro-shot video of "Wages Of Sin" was posted to Springsteen's Youtube channel in March 2014. Second show in Turku, and a great night with plenty of rarities. Perhaps the most unexpected song of the tour to date is "Wages Of Sin", the Born In The U.S.A. outtake has never before been played in concert. The 27-song set opens with a solo acoustic "I'll Work For Your Love", only previously performed at the Helsinki pre-show in 2012. Additional rarities include "Long Walk Home", "Blinded By The Light" (for the fourth time this tour), "Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?", "Ain't Good Enough For You" (second time on the tour), and "Racing In The Street" to open the encores. Bruce dedicates "The River" to a teacher from Barcelona, Pere Cairó, who died in November 2012. First ever performances in Finland of "Atlantic City", "Ain't Good Enough For You", "Wages Of Sin", "Open All Night", and "Racing In The Street". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-11 - FRIENDS ARENA, SOLNA, SWEDEN

Soundcheck: MY HOMETOWN / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN

THE PROMISED LAND / OUT IN THE STREET / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / COVER ME / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / I'M ON FIRE / NO SURRENDER / BOBBY JEAN / I'M GOIN' DOWN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / MY HOMETOWN / CADILLAC RANCH / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / RADIO NOWHERE / BADLANDS / THUNDER ROAD / RAISE YOUR HAND / BORN TO RUN / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT

No audio as yet. Audience shot DVD circulates (vinegum). Bruce and Band return to Solna for their third and last night in Sweden. Just like the two shows before in Sweden, Bruce announces he will play a album in sequence, and this time it's Born In The U.S.A. The 30-song set includes "The Promised Land" to open, and "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" in the encore. Curiously, the set includes all of the top seven most frequently played songs in concert, which has not occurred since a show on October 17, 1984 in Tacoma during the Born In The U.S.A. Tour. Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-14 - PARKEN STADIUM, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

Soundcheck: LIGHT OF DAY / HIGHWAY PATROLMAN / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN

WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / TWO HEARTS / LOOSE ENDS / CADILLAC RANCH / RADIO NOWHERE / TRAPPED / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THUNDER ROAD / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / BORN TO RUN / SHE'S THE ONE / MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER / JUNGLELAND / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / LONESOME DAY / BADLANDS / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TWIST AND SHOUT (with Jon Landau) / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape (by LB). Copenhagen gets the fourth full album show, Born To Run. Jon Landau takes the stage during with guitar "Twist And Shout". The four songs between "Two Hearts" and "Wrecking Ball" are all sign requests. "Brilliant Disguise" opens an encore that also includes "Light Of Day" with the "Land Of 1000 Dances" chant. First ever performances in Denmark of "Loose Ends", "Night", and "Meeting Across The River". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-16 - JYSKE BANK BOXEN, HERNING, DENMARK

Soundcheck: STOLEN CAR / WRECK ON THE HIGHWAY

LONG WALK HOME / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / THE TIES THAT BIND / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / OUT IN THE STREET / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / DOES THIS BUS STOP AT 82ND STREET? / FOR YOU / I WISH I WERE BLIND / THE RIVER / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / MURDER INCORPORATED / JOHNNY 99 / OPEN ALL NIGHT / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / RAMROD / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT

No audio as yet. 27-song set opens with "Long Walk Home". The request section of the show consists of four songs: "Tougher Than The Rest" (which was written on the belly of a pregnant woman), "Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?", "For You", and the tour premiere of "I Wish I Were Blind" played by Springsteen alone with an acoustic guitar. First ever performance in Denmark of "Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-23 - PIAZZA DEL PLEBISCITO, NAPLES, ITALY

Pre-show (solo acoustic): THIS HARD LAND / GROWIN' UP

LONG WALK HOME / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / OUT IN THE STREET / HUNGRY HEART / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / THE RIVER / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / RADIO NOWHERE / THE PROMISED LAND / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / WHO'LL STOP THE RAIN / THE RISING / BADLANDS / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / MY HOMETOWN / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tape (by 0123456). Show rescheduled from May 30. The band enters the stage to "O Sole Mio", performed on the accordion by Nils, Charlie and Roy. Due to heavy rain "Who'll Stop The Rain" is played. Show also includes "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" during the mainset, as well as "Prove It All Night" with the 1978 intro for the first time ever in Italy. The set closes with a solo-acoustic performance of "Thunder Road". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-26 - OLYMPIASTADION, MUNICH, GERMANY

WHO'LL STOP THE RAIN / LONG WALK HOME / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / OUT IN THE STREET / SEASIDE BAR SONG / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / COVER ME / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / I'M ON FIRE / NO SURRENDER / BOBBY JEAN / I'M GOIN' DOWN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / MY HOMETOWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / BORN TO RUN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape (by seren). First show of three in Germany. Show includes the rarely played "Seaside Bar Song" and a complete album performance in sequence of Born In The U.S.A.. "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" is once again played in the main-set and "We Take Care Of Our Own" and "Shackled And Drawn" are dropped. The encore includes "Rockin' All Over The World", for the second time this tour. First ever performance in Germany of "Seaside Bar Song". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-28 - AWD-ARENA, HANNOVER, GERMANY

LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / NO SURRENDER / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / DRIFT AWAY / THE E STREET SHUFFLE / ATLANTIC CITY / JACK OF ALL TRADES / THE RIVER / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / MURDER INCORPORATED / JOHNNY 99 / OPEN ALL NIGHT / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / RADIO NOWHERE / THE RISING / BADLANDS / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / ROLL OF THE DICE / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / SEVEN NIGHTS TO ROCK / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / AMERICAN LAND

Audience tapes (by Jrgen8395, Loftarasa and TheFly1987). Released on CD 'You Me And Lady Luck' (Godfather), a 2-source audience matrix is made available by Devilwilly . 30-song set opens with the 400th live performance of "Land Of Hope And Dreams" and also includes "Drift Away" (played for a sign that reads "I would give my right testicle to hear Drift Away"), "Jack Of All Trades" and the tour premiere of "Roll Of The Dice" (last played November 19, 2005 in Hollywood, FL), played in its first-ever solo acoustic guitar rendition. The show includes three songs from Nebraska and seven from Wrecking Ball. First ever performance in Europe of "Drift Away". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-05-30 - PIAZZA DEL PLEBISCITO, NAPLES, ITALY

Rescheduled to May 23.
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2013-05-31 - STADIO EUGANEO, PADUA, ITALY

Pre-show (solo acoustic): THE PROMISED LAND / GROWIN' UP

THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / LONG WALK HOME / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / TWO HEARTS - IT TAKES TWO / BOOM BOOM / SOMETHING IN THE NIGHT / THE TIES THAT BIND / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THUNDER ROAD / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / BORN TO RUN / SHE'S THE ONE / MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER / JUNGLELAND / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN (with Caterino Riccardi) / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / DANCING IN THE DARK / TWIST AND SHOUT - LA BAMBA

Audience tapes by Telecaster (two different microphones, both presented in 16bit and 24bit for a total of four recordings), Zapatista, inc. the acoustic pre-show, MLKLuke and Zuma66. Released on CD 'We Gotta Stay Cool Tonight'' (Godfather), which includes the pre-show from the Zapatista tape). Rescheduled from June 1 before tickets went on sale. Set opens with a solo acoustic "The Ghost Of Tom Joad" and the request section includes "Boom Boom" and "Something In The Night". The complete Born To Run is also performed. Bruce pulls a fan from the audience, Caterino Riccardi, formerly of the band The Fireplaces, onstage to play spoons during "Pay Me My Money Down". Only four songs in the encore. First ever performance in Italy of "Meeting Across The River". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-06-01 - STADIO EUGANEO, PADUA, ITALY

Rescheduled to May 31.
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2013-06-03 - STADIO GIUSEPPE MEAZZA, MILAN, ITALY

LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / OUT IN THE STREET / AMERICAN LAND / LONG TALL SALLY / LOOSE ENDS / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / ATLANTIC CITY / THE RIVER / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / COVER ME / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / I'M ON FIRE / NO SURRENDER / BOBBY JEAN / I'M GOIN' DOWN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / MY HOMETOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / HUNGRY HEART / THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND - WE ARE ALIVE / BORN TO RUN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT / SHOUT / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tapes by Telecaster (16bit and 24bit), Alysha and Seren. Released on CD 'Our Love Is Real' from Godfather. Springsteen's fifth appearance at the famous San Siro. For the second time of the 2013 European leg, the show opens with "Land Of Hope And Dreams". Sign requests result in tour premiere "Long Tall Sally" (not previously played in concert with the E Street Band) as well as "Loose Ends". Show features another full album, with the third Born In The U.S.A. of the tour. The set closes, once again, with a solo-acoustic performance of "Thunder Road". First ever performances in Italy of "Long Tall Sally", "I'm Goin' Down", "This Land Is Your Land", and "Shout". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-06-10 - MTV NETWORKS EUROPE, CAMDEN TOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND

THE PROMISED LAND

In town early for his shows in the UK, Springsteen sings a solo acoustic "The Promised Land" on the balcony of MTV's Camden Town studios. Bruce was performing in support of ONE, a grassroots campaign of more than 3 million people committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable diseases. A professionally shot video of "The Promised Land" was published to Youtube on June 14, 2013 and can be viewed by clicking the date/location link above.
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2013-06-15 - WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON, ENGLAND

Soundcheck: JACKSON CAGE / RADIO NOWHERE / LONG TIME COMIN' / SAVE MY LOVE

LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / JACKSON CAGE / RADIO NOWHERE / SAVE MY LOVE / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / THIS HARD LAND / LOST IN THE FLOOD / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / BADLANDS / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / SOMETHING IN THE NIGHT / CANDY'S ROOM / RACING IN THE STREET / THE PROMISED LAND / FACTORY / STREETS OF FIRE / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / BORN TO RUN / BOBBY JEAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tape (by loftarasa), IEM/aud mix and DVD/Blu-ray. Audience recording available on CD 'Darkness On The Edge Of London Town' (Godfather). Excellent IEM/audience mix available on CD 'Wembley Wrecking Ball Night' (Crystal Cat). Multi-camera DVD/Blu-ray available by DVD Dubbing Guy. Bruce's first appearance at the new Wembley Stadium comes 25 years after his last performance at the old one. The 31-song, 3hr 20min set features the complete Darkness On The Edge Of Town album, in sequence. "Save My Love", "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)", and the ninth and final "Lost In The Flood" of the tour (last played in the UK in 1975, at Hammersmith Odeon) are all played by sign request. Show also includes "Jackson Cage" (second appearance this year), "This Hard Land", and "Light Of Day". The encores finish with "Twist And Shout" followed by a solo-acoustic "Thunder Road". First ever performances in England of "Something In The Night" and "Streets Of Fire". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-06-18 - HAMPDEN PARK, GLASGOW, SCOTLAND

Soundcheck: THE E STREET SHUFFLE / LONG TIME COMIN' / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN

WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / THE TIES THAT BIND / JOLE BLON / IT'S HARD TO BE A SAINT IN THE CITY / RADIO NOWHERE / NO SURRENDER / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / MY CITY OF RUINS / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THE E STREET SHUFFLE / I'M ON FIRE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / ATLANTIC CITY / MURDER INCORPORATED / JOHNNY 99 / OPEN ALL NIGHT / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / BORN TO RUN / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT / SHOUT / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tapes (by guesswho and Essexboy) and DVD (Fabfootage). 30-song set opens with "We Take Care Of Our Own", and the request portion includes the third "Jole Blon" of the tour as well as "It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City". No full album tonight, so "My City Of Ruins" and "Spirit In The Night" return. Show features three songs from Nebraska, "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" back in the encores and an acoustic "Thunder Road" to close. First ever performances in Scotland of "We Take Care Of Our Own", "Jole Blon", "It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City", "No Surrender", "Wrecking Ball", "Death To My Hometown", "My City Of Ruins", "Spirit In The Night", "The E Street Shuffle", "I'm On Fire", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Murder Incorporated", "Open All Night", "Darlington County", "Shackled And Drawn", "Land Of Hope And Dreams", "Tenth-Avenue Freeze-Out", and "Shout". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-06-20 - RICOH ARENA, COVENTRY, ENGLAND

THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / LONG WALK HOME / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / TWO HEARTS / SEEDS / TRAPPED / LONG TIME COMIN' / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / THE RIVER / THUNDER ROAD / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / BORN TO RUN / SHE'S THE ONE / MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER / JUNGLELAND / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / LONESOME DAY / BADLANDS / WE ARE ALIVE / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BOBBY JEAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / RAISE YOUR HAND / AMERICAN LAND

Audience tape (hanoi, Raincoat, Essexboy and Tommybagnal, in 16bit and 24bit versions). The show opens with a solo performance of "The Ghost of Tom Joad". The first song in the sign-request section is "Two Hearts", although the actually sign said "Play Anything". Other requests are "Seeds", "Trapped", "Long Time Comin'" and "The River". Show features another full album, Born To Run, which is dedicated to James Gandolfini. James, co-actor of Little Steven on the TV Show "The Sopranos", died of an heart attack earlier today. Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-06-22 - GOFFERTPARK, NIJMEGEN, THE NETHERLANDS

THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / SHERRY DARLING / GROWIN' UP / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SO YOUNG AND IN LOVE / THE RIVER / BADLANDS / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / SOMETHING IN THE NIGHT / CANDY'S ROOM / RACING IN THE STREET / THE PROMISED LAND / FACTORY / STREETS OF FIRE / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / RAISE YOUR HAND / LONESOME DAY / THE RISING / THUNDER ROAD / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / BOBBY JEAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT / SHOUT

Audience recording (partial) by the Young Dutch Master. Opening acts were Jamie N Commons and The Black Crowes. A solo acoustic "The Ghost Of Tom Joad" opens for the second show running, and the sign request section includes "Sherry Darling" (played for the first time this year), "Growin' Up" and "Downbound Train". The second "So Young And In Love" of the tour follows soon after. Album tonight is Darkness On The Edge Of Town. First ever performances in The Netherlands of "Growin' Up", "So Young And In Love", "Something In The Night", "Streets Of Fire", and "Shout". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-06-26 - ESTADIO MUNICIPAL EL MOLINON, GIJON, SPAIN

MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / OUT IN THE STREET / BETTER DAYS / AIN'T GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU / TRAVELIN' BAND / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / JACK OF ALL TRADES / THE RIVER / ATLANTIC CITY / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / DARLINGTON COUNTY / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / SHE'S THE ONE / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / DRIVE ALL NIGHT / THE RISING / BADLANDS / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / RADIO NOWHERE / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / SEVEN NIGHTS TO ROCK / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT - LA BAMBA / SHOUT / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tape (Javichun/Earlmv & Javichun/Earlmv (AT853). First tour premiere since the show in Milan is Credence Clearwater Revival's "Travelin' Band". The 30-song set opens with "My Love Will Not Let You Down" and also includes "Better Days" and "Ain't Good Enough For You". "Because The Night" has a nice extended guitar introduction and a great solo from Nils. "Drive All Night" is played for the first time in 2013. Nine song encore opens with "Radio Nowhere" and closes with a solo acoustic "Thunder Road". First ever performances in Spain of "Ain't Good Enough For You", "Travelin' Band", "Drive All Night", and "Shout". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-06-29 - STADE DE FRANCE, SAINT-DENIS, FRANCE

Pre-show (solo acoustic): THIS HARD LAND / BURNING LOVE / GROWIN' UP

BADLANDS / OUT IN THE STREET / LUCILLE / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / CADILLAC RANCH / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / COVER ME / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / I'M ON FIRE / NO SURRENDER / BOBBY JEAN / I'M GOIN' DOWN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / MY HOMETOWN / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / WE ARE ALIVE / BORN TO RUN (with Elliott and Gaspard Murphy) / RAMROD / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / AMERICAN LAND / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tape (MM, Loftarasa and PH, which includes the acoustic pre-show). Released on CD 'Lucille' (Godfather) and three-CD IEM/AUD mix 'Stade De France Wrecking Ball Night' (Crystal Cat). Paris' crowd is treated with a 3-song solo acoustic performance, including "Burning Love". In the main the show an unusually early sign request is for "Lucille". Tonight's full album is Born In The U.S.A.. During the encores Bruce is joined by Elliott Murphy & his son Gaspard (who last shared the stage with Bruce in Paris on June 27, 2008) for "Born To Run". Once again the encore closes with a solo acoustic "Thunder Road". First ever performances in France of "Burning Love" and "Lucille". Patti Scialfa is not present. The Stade de France is the national stadium of France, situated just north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis.
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2013-06-30 - QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK, LONDON, ENGLAND

SHACKLED AND DRAWN / BADLANDS / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / JOHNNY 99 / REASON TO BELIEVE / ATLANTIC CITY / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / COVER ME / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / I'M ON FIRE / NO SURRENDER / BOBBY JEAN / I'M GOIN' DOWN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / MY HOMETOWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / LONESOME DAY / THE RISING / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / JUNGLELAND / BORN TO RUN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE OUT / AMERICAN LAND / MY LUCKY DAY

Audience tape (BluesMick). Five songs ("Prove It All Night", "Johnny 99", "Reason To Believe", "Jungleland" and "My Lucky Day") available as bonus tracks on Godfather's CD 'Lucille' from the previous night in Saint-Denis. Five songs are later broadcast by MTV: "Atlantic City", "Cover Me", "I'm On Fire", "I'm Goin' Down" and "The Rising". A DVD of the complete Born In The USA performance is officially issued with the Deluxe Edition of the High Hopes album, available on a limited basis via Amazon and other retailers. Bruce returns to finish what he started! 2013's Hard Rock Calling is held in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park rather than Hyde Park in central London. "Prove it all Night" does not include the introduction but features an ending solo by Nils Lofgren. Nebraska songs "Johnny 99" and "Reason To Believe" are played back-to-back by sign request. For the first time Bruce plays the same album, Born In The U.S.A., in sequence for two nights in a row. Bruce is joined on stage by his mother Adele and sister Pamela, who plays guitar during "Dancing In The Dark". Surprisingly, Bruce skips his planned "Thunder Road" and instead, responding to a tattoo of a fan down front, ends the set with an acoustic version of "My Lucky Day". First ever performance in England of "I'm Goin' Down". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-03 - STADE DE GENEVE, GENEVE, SWITZERLAND

SHACKLED AND DRAWN / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / OUT IN THE STREET / HUNGRY HEART / CANDY'S ROOM / SHE'S THE ONE / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / FRANKIE / THE RIVER / YOUNGSTOWN / MURDER INCORPORATED / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / BOBBY JEAN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / THE PROMISE / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / AMERICAN LAND / THUNDER ROAD

No audio as yet. Early sign requests are "Out in the Street", "Hungry Heart" and "Candy's Room". Nils plays the introduction to "Because the Night" and "Land of Hope and Dreams" is dedicated to Nelson Mandela. The encores start with a rare solo piano "The Promise", Bruce said jokingly "To let Max take a rest". Set also includes the fifth "Frankie" of the tour, last played September 3, 2012 in Philadelphia. Show closes with the solo acoustic "Thunder Road". No "Wrecking Ball" tonight, dropped for the first time this tour. First ever performances in Switzerland of "Candy's Room", "Frankie", and "The Promise". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-05 - BORUSSIA-PARK, MÖNCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY

Soundcheck: MAN'S JOB / LOCAL HERO

JACKSON CAGE / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / BETTER DAYS / SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL / ONE WAY STREET / MARY'S PLACE / WRECKING BALL / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / POINT BLANK / TRAPPED / THE PROMISED LAND / HUNGRY HEART / MAN'S JOB / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / CANDY'S ROOM / SHE'S THE ONE / LEAP OF FAITH / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / RADIO NOWHERE (with Jay Weinberg) / THUNDER ROAD / ROCKY GROUND / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD

Audience tapes (Loftarase & Jrgen8395). Released on CD 'We're Going To Play It Loose Tonight' (Godfather) and three-CD IEM/AUD mix 'Mönchengladbach Wrecking Ball Night' (Crystal Cat). After a run of slightly predictable sets, Bruce really mixes things up. Three tour premieres: "Shake, Rattle And Roll" (only previously played at the Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame concert in 1995 and a handful of club appearances), "One Way Street" (before tonight only played with the E Street Band at the Carousel House in Asbury Park in 2010), and "Man's Job", which has only been played once with the Band, in 2003 during The Rising Tour in New York City. "Man's Job" is also the 200th different song played so far this tour. Rocky Ground (with Michelle Moore) returns to the set for the first time this year. The 29-song set opens with "Jackson Cage", and also includes "Better Days", "Mary's Place" (for only the second time on the tour), "Point Blank", "Leap Of Faith" (for the fourth time this tour) and "Rockin' All Over The World" to close. Jay Weinberg makes a guest appearance on drums for "Radio Nowhere". First ever performances in Europe of "Shake, Rattle And Roll" and "One Way Street". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-07 - RED BULL ARENA, LEIPZIG, GERMANY

Soundcheck: ROULETTE / LUCKY TOWN / LOCAL HERO

ROULETTE / LUCKY TOWN / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SHERRY DARLING / YOU NEVER CAN TELL / BACK IN YOUR ARMS / HUNGRY HEART / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / WRECKING BALL / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / MURDER INCORPORATED / HUMAN TOUCH / OPEN ALL NIGHT / CADILLAC RANCH / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / LONESOME DAY / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / BOBBY JEAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tape released on CD 'You Never Can Tell' (Godfather) and a three-source mixdown 'Back to Badlands' from BCEC. Pro-shot video of "You Never Can Tell" is available on Springsteen's Youtube channel. Multi-cam audience shot DVD/Blu-ray by BetterDay Berlin also circulates. Three tour premieres for the second show running include "Roulette" opening, now played just eight times in the Reunion era. "Lucky Town" follows, before "You Never Can Tell". "Lucky Town" was last played with the E Street Band on August 31, 2003 at Giants Stadium. Meanwhile, the Chuck Berry classic was previously played twice on the Working On A Dream Tour, in Bilbao and Mansfield, MA. The 27-song, three-hour set also includes "Back In Your Arms", "Human Touch", and the finale of a solo acoustic "Thunder Road". First ever performances in Germany of "Roulette", "You Never Can Tell", and "Back In Your Arms". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-00 - ORION LIVE, ROME, ITALY

NEW YORK CITY SERENADE

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2013-07-11 - IPPODROMO DELLE CAPANNELLE, ROME, ITALY

SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / ROULETTE / LUCKY TOWN / SUMMERTIME BLUES / STAND ON IT / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / CANDY'S ROOM / MONA - NOT FADE AWAY - SHE'S THE ONE / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / KITTY'S BACK / INCIDENT ON 57TH STREET / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / NEW YORK CITY SERENADE (with the Roma Sinfonietta) / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / DARLINGTON COUNTY / BOBBY JEAN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT / SHOUT / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tapes (by Seren, Zapatista, Gianlu07 & Suarez (the latter sourced from a digital camera recording)). Released on CD 'Serenade To Rome' (Godfather). Pro-shot video of "New York City Serenade" is posted to Youtube in November 2013. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band perform at the Rock In Roma Festival. Opening act are The Cyborgs, an Italian electro-blues twosome. Bruce starts singing opening song "Spirit In The Night" while he is still off stage. "Roulette" and "Lucky Town" remain in the set, and the request section includes "Summertime Blues" and "Stand On It". The intro to "She's The One" includes both "Mona" and "Not Fade Away". First "Kitty's Back" in Europe since Belfast in 2007 and the first in Italy since 2003 in Florence. "Incident On 57th Street" and "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" follow, before the tour premiere of "New York City Serenade", performed with a string section of seven violins from Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra. Tonight is only the second time since 1975 that the four Wild & Innocent songs have been played in the same set. It's understood that Springsteen intended to play the entire Wild & Innocent album, but after the sign section he elected to only play four tracks of the seven. Once again the finale is a solo acoustic "Thunder Road". First ever performance in Europe of "New York City Serenade" and first ever performance in Italy of "Roulette". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-13 - FESTIVALPARK, WERCHTER, BELGIUM

SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / JAILHOUSE ROCK / MAN'S JOB / ATLANTIC CITY (with Ben Harper) / WRECKING BALL / HUNGRY HEART / THE RIVER / YOUNGSTOWN / MURDER INCORPORATED / DARLINGTON COUNTY / BOBBY JEAN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITING ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / FOLLOW THAT DREAM / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT / SHOUT / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tape (by Jefthelegend-Earlmv). Released on three-CD IEM/AUD mix 'Werchter Wrecking Ball Night' (Crystal Cat). Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band perform at the TW Classic Festival. Ben Harper, one of the acts on the bill earlier in the day guests on "Atlantic City." "Spirit in the Night" opens again and the 26-song set includes the second tour performances of "Man's Job" and "Follow That Dream". Tour premiere "Jailhouse Rock" is played by sign request. "Thunder Road" is the solo acoustic version. First ever performance in Europe of "Jailhouse Rock" and first ever performances in Belgium of "Death To My Hometown", "We Take Care Of Our Own", "Wrecking Ball", "Shackled And Drawn", "Twist And Shout", and "Shout". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-16 - THOMOND PARK, LIMERICK, IRELAND

Pre-show (solo acoustic): DOES THIS BUS STOP AT 82ND STREET? / FOR YOU (piano) / HEARTS OF STONE

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / AMERICAN LAND / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / HUNGRY HEART / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / AIN'T TOO PROUD TO BEG / AMERICAN SKIN (41 SHOTS) / THE PROMISED LAND / WRECKING BALL / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / JACK OF ALL TRADES / THE RIVER / THUNDER ROAD / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / BORN TO RUN / SHE'S THE ONE / MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER / JUNGLELAND / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / MY HOMETOWN / BORN IN THE USA / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / DRIVE ALL NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / SHOUT / THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE

Audience tape (by Anthony1). Show includes a full performance of the Born to Run album. "This Little Light of Mine" opens and closes the show, in its first performance since the last show of the Seeger Sessions tour on November 21, 2006. This is the first time a show has opened and closed with the same song since May 27, 2000. "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" is another Tour premiere, played by sign request. A surprise "Drive All Night" turns up late in the encores. The pre-set includes the first-ever performance of "Hearts of Stone" at a Springsteen show; Bruce's only other time singing it was at guest appearance with Southside Johnny on November 26, 1988 in San Francisco. First ever performances in Europe of "Hearts Of Stone" and "Ain't Too Proud To Beg" and first ever performances in Ireland of "Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?", "Drive All Night", and "Shout". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-18 - PAIRC UI CHAOIMH, CORK, IRELAND

Pre-show (solo acoustic): I'LL WORK FOR YOUR LOVE / GIRLS IN THEIR SUMMER CLOTHES / REAL WORLD (piano)

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / OUT IN THE STREET / SHERRY DARLING / WILD THING / FRANKIE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / SEEDS / WRECKING BALL / JACK OF ALL TRADES / THE PRICE YOU PAY / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / DARLINGTON COUNTY / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / REAL WORLD / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / SEVEN NIGHTS TO ROCK / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SHOUT / THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tape (by Anthony1). Bruce's second Irish show features a set full of rarities, including only the third performance of "The Price You Pay" since 1981. "Real World" is brought out for the first time since the Devils and Dust tour and is played twice, both solo piano: first in the pre-set and then again during the main show, opening the encore. A third Tour premiere, "Wild Thing," is played by sign request. "Frankie" is played for the sixth time on the tour. "Prove It All Night" includes the '78 intro. As in Limerick, Bruce plays "This Little Light of Mine" twice, although tonight he adds a solo-acoustic "Thunder Road" afterwards to close the show. First ever performances in Ireland of "I'll Work For Your Love", "Wild Thing", "Frankie", "The Price You Pay", and "Shackled And Drawn", plus the '78-style intro version of "Prove It All Night". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-20 - KING'S HALL, BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND

Pre-show (solo acoustic): SURPRISE, SURPRISE / MARIA'S BED / GROWIN' UP / IN DREAMS / THIS HARD LAND

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / THE TIES THAT BIND / JACKSON CAGE / SHE'S THE ONE / REASON TO BELIEVE / JOHNNY 99 / ATLANTIC CITY / NEBRASKA / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / THE RIVER / FADE AWAY / OPEN ALL NIGHT / CADILLAC RANCH / DARLINGTON COUNTY / BOBBY JEAN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / ROCKY GROUND / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SHOUT / THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / THUNDER ROAD

No audio as yet. High quality audio of the pre-show set is available (Anthony1) but unfortunately due to equipment failure the main show remains uncirculated. Springsteen makes his second appearance at Belfast's King's Hall complex, this time outdoors. He greets the early birds with an short acoustic set for the third night in succession. The mini-set includes "Maria's Bed" (not played since the Seeger Sessions Tour) and a partial rendition of Roy Orbison's "In Dreams" in response to a sign for "California Blue". The show is once again bookended by "This Little Light Of Mine", and features five songs from Nebraska, including the tour premiere of "Nebraska", which was last played at a E Street show on August 21, 1985 at Giants Stadium. "Fade Away" also appears for the first time this tour, performed with the band for only the third time since 1981. The encores close with the solo acoustic "Thunder Road". Set also includes the 700th live performance of "Born In The U.S.A.". Only known Springsteen performance of "In Dreams" and first ever performances in Northern Ireland of "Surprise, Surprise", "Maria's Bed", "Growin' Up", "The Ties That Bind", "Jackson Cage", "Johnny 99", "Prove It All Night", "We Take Care Of Our Own", "Wrecking Ball", "Death To My Hometown", "Fade Away", "Cadillac Ranch", "Darlington County", "Shackled And Drawn", "Rocky Ground", "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out", "Shout", and "Thunder Road". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-23 - MILLENNIUM STADIUM, CARDIFF, WALES

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / LONG WALK HOME / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / TV MOVIE / CYNTHIA / ROULETTE / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / HUNGRY HEART / MY CITY OF RUINS / WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE (with Eric Burdon) / BOOM BOOM / CADILLAC RANCH / SUMMERTIME BLUES / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / BADLANDS / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / BORN TO RUN / RAMROD / I'M A ROCKER / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SHOUT / THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / JANEY, DON'T YOU LOSE HEART / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tape, released as 'Magical Atmosphere' (Essexboy) ). A long, three-and-a-half hour, 33-song set for Bruce's second ever appearance in Wales. Three songs from Tracks are the highlight of his opening salvo, including the first ever performance of Born In The USA outtake "TV Movie". Eric Burdon guests on a cover of The Animals' "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place", played on tour for the first time since November 4, 1976 in New York City. Other notable rarities include "Boom Boom", "Summertime Blues", "Tougher Than The Rest", which opens the encores, and "I'm A Rocker". "My City Of Ruins" includes a snippet of "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out". Two acoustic tracks close the show, "Janey, Don't You Lose Heart" and "Thunder Road". First ever live performance of "TV Movie", first ever performances in Europe of "Cynthia" and "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place", and first ever performances in Wales of "This Little Light Of Mine", "Adam Raised A Cain", "Prove It All Night", "Roulette", "Death To My Hometown", "We Take Care Of Our Own", "Wrecking Ball", "Spirit In The Night", "Hungry Heart", "My City Of Ruins", "Boom Boom", "Cadillac Ranch", "Summertime Blues", "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)", "Pay Me My Money Down", "Shackled And Drawn", "Waitin' On A Sunny Day", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Ramrod", "I'm A Rocker", "Dancing In The Dark", "Shout", and "Janey, Don't You Lose Heart". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-24 - FIRST DIRECT ARENA, LEEDS, ENGLAND

Souncheck: Includes GOTTA GET THAT FEELING / SECRET GARDEN

ROULETTE / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / NO SURRENDER / SOMETHING IN THE NIGHT / AMERICAN SKIN (41 SHOTS) / THE PROMISED LAND / HUNGRY HEART / LOCAL HERO / GOTTA GET THAT FEELING / BAD MOON RISING / THUNDERCRACK / WRECKING BALL / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / THIS DEPRESSION / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / SECRET GARDEN / ATLANTIC CITY / BADLANDS / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SHOUT / IF I SHOULD FALL BEHIND / THUNDER ROAD

Audience tapes (by Daniel Spencer and TT), also released as 'Rock 'N' Roll Baptism' (Essexboy).The latter has cuts in "Shackled And Drawn" and "Badlands". Available on three-CD IEM/AUD mix 'Leeds Wrecking Ball Night' (Crystal Cat). Pro-shot videos of "Local Hero" and "Secret Garden" are available on Youtube. According to press reports, Springsteen specifically requested a date at this brand new amphitheatre-style arena, and will be the first act to perform there. "Roulette" opens the 29-song, three hour show, one of eleven songs before "Wrecking Ball". Three tour premieres in a row: "Local Hero" (last played nearly a decade ago in Detroit), "Gotta Get That Feeling" and Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Bad Moon Rising", last played with the Band during 2004's Vote For Change tour with John Fogerty. Encores begin with a rare "Secret Garden" dedicated to the fans that have been travelling around Europe, not played since June 22, 2000 in New York City. "Secret Garden" is also the 218th song to be performed on the Wrecking Ball Tour (view our list of every song played this tour). Set once again closes with two acoustic tracks, including "If I Should Fall Behind". First ever performances in Europe of "Gotta Get That Feeling" and "Secret Garden" and first ever performances in England of "American Skin (41 Shots)", "Bad Moon Rising", "Thundercrack", "This Depression", and "Shout". Patti Scialfa is not present. Curiously, the planned setlist for the show included the entire Side "A" of The Wild, The Innocent and the E Street Shuffle, but not side "B".
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2013-07-27 - NOWLAN PARK, KILKENNY, IRELAND

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / BADLANDS / OUT IN THE STREET / SHAKE / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / JOHNNY 99 / STAND ON IT / WRECKING BALL / LONG TIME COMIN' / JACK OF ALL TRADES / THE RIVER / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / COVER ME / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / I'M ON FIRE / NO SURRENDER / BOBBY JEAN / I'M GOIN' DOWN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / MY HOMETOWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / DRIVE ALL NIGHT (with Glen Hansard) / BORN TO RUN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SHOUT / THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / THUNDER ROAD

No audio as yet. Six songs ("Shake", "Sweet Soul Music", "Long Time Comin'", "Jack Of All Trades", "Drive All Night" and "Thunder Road") released as bonus tracks on 'Man At The Top', Godfather's recording of the second show in Kilkenny. To mark the end of the European tour, the two days in Kilkenny were coined the "Wrecking Ball Weekender". Almost like a festival, gates opened at 1:00pm, with opening acts Josh Ritter, Damien Dempsey and Glen Hansard. Tour debuts of "Shake" and "Sweet Soul Music", which are played by sign request along with "Long Time Comin'". Show includes a full performance of the Born In The U.S.A. album. "Drive All Night" is performed as a duet with Glen Hansard, who sings a snippet of "Here Comes The Night" during the song. 33-song set also features the third "Stand On It" of the tour, and the acoustic "Thunder Road" to close. First ever full performance in Europe of "Shake", plus first ever performances in Ireland of "Stand On It" and "I'm Goin' Down". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-07-28 - NOWLAN PARK, KILKENNY, IRELAND

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN / BADLANDS / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / AMERICAN SKIN (41 SHOTS) / THE PROMISED LAND / WRECKING BALL / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THE RIVER / WILD BILLY'S CIRCUS STORY / MAN AT THE TOP / WHEN YOU WALK IN THE ROOM / THUNDER ROAD / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / BORN TO RUN / SHE'S THE ONE / MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER / JUNGLELAND / THE RISING / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / BOBBY JEAN / SEVEN NIGHTS TO ROCK / DANCING IN THE DARK / AMERICAN LAND / SHOUT / THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / THIS HARD LAND

Audience tape (Stevedore). Released on CD 'Man At The Top' (Godfather), with bonus tracks from the first show in Kilkenny. Pro-shot video of "This Hard Land" is subsequently posted to Vimeo and Youtube. Final show of the European tour, and the second day of the "Wrecking Ball Weekender". Delorentos, LAPD and Imelda May are the openers for Bruce and the band. An intense, high energy opening that includes both "Badlands" and "Adam Raised A Cain" is soon followed by three well-rehearsed tour premieres in a row; "Wild Billy's Circus Story" (not played since the Wild & Innocent album show in New York City), the ultra-rare "Man At The Top", only played for the third time, and finally The Searchers' "When You Walk In The Room", which Bruce played occasionally on the Born To Run Tour, but has only been played once previously since then, in Philadelphia in 2009. Next up is the entire Born To Run album in sequence. "Waitin' On A Sunny Day" is dropped from the setlist for the first time on the tour. The encores close with a reprise of "This Little Light Of Mine" and an emotional solo acoustic "This Hard Land". Ali Weinberg plays accordion on "American Land" and keyboards on "Shout." First ever performances in Europe of "Wild Billy's Circus Story" and "Man At The Top" and first ever performance in Ireland of "When You Walk In The Room". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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End of the European leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour


2013-09-10 - MOVISTAR ARENA, SANTIAGO, CHILE

Includes: SHACKLED AND DRAWN / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN

No audio as yet. Soundcheck and warm-up before the South American leg of the tour. Patti Scialfa is not present.
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Start of the South American leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour


2013-09-12 - MOVISTAR ARENA, SANTIAGO, CHILE

WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / WRECKING BALL / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / THE E STREET SHUFFLE / MY CITY OF RUINS / ATLANTIC CITY / JOHNNY 99 / CADILLAC RANCH / THE RIVER / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / SHE'S THE ONE / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / THUNDER ROAD / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / MANIFIESTO / WE ARE ALIVE / BORN IN THE USA / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SHOUT / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / THIS HARD LAND

Audience tape (by Roberto). 29-song set for the first of four shows in South America. Bruce's first ever performance in Chile. The setlist looks very much like the 2012 shows with the return of "My City Of Ruins" and "The E Street Shuffle" and no unexpected rarities. Bruce begins the encores with a cover of Victor Jara's "Manifiesto", sung entirely in Spanish. Jara was a teacher, poet, singer-songwriter, political activist and member of the Communist Party Of Chile. Soon after the Chilean Coup of September 1973 he was arrested, tortured and murdered. The song is performed in a sparse acoustic arrangement, with Springsteen accompanied by Nils Lofgren and Curt Ramm. Pro-shot video of "Manifiesto" was subsequently posted online. Finding himself lost while roaming the arena during "Spirit In The Night", Bruce has to stop the song so he can locate and return to the stage before resuming. Set closes with a solo acoustic "This Hard Land". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-09-14 - ESTADIO G.E.B.A., BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

SÓLO LE PIDO A DIOS (see notes)

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / NO SURRENDER / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / SOMETHING IN THE NIGHT / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / COVER ME / SHE'S THE ONE / THE PROMISED LAND / HUNGRY HEART / THE RIVER / AMERICAN SKIN (41 SHOTS) / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DARLINGTON COUNTY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / THUNDER ROAD / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / WE ARE ALIVE / BORN IN THE USA / BORN TO RUN / BOBBY JEAN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SHOUT / THIS HARD LAND

Audience tape (by Roberto) and DVD (also by Roberto). 30-song set opens with "This Little Light Of Mine" and also includes "Downbound Train", "Something In The Night" and "American Skin (41 Shots)". "We Are Alive" kicks off a nine-song encore, finishing up with another solo acoustic "This Hard Land". "Wrecking Ball" and "My City Of Ruins" are dropped. During his stay in Buenos Aires, Bruce recorded a video of another Spanish language song, León Gieco's "Sólo le Pido a Dios". The video was uploaded to Youtube on September 16. Springsteen said on Twitter that he learned the song for the concert, but was not quite prepared in time. Bruce's third-ever performance in Argentina; only "Cover Me", "The Promised Land", "The River", "Born In The U.S.A.", "Glory Days", and "Dancing In The Dark" are confirmed to have been played in the country previously. Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-09-18 - ESPAÇO DAS AMÉRICAS, SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL

SOCIEDADE ALTERNATIVA / WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT / NO SURRENDER / BOBBY JEAN / HUNGRY HEART / THE RIVER / AMERICAN SKIN (41 SHOTS) / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / SHE'S THE ONE / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / THUNDER ROAD / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / WE ARE ALIVE / BORN IN THE USA / BORN TO RUN / DANCING IN THE DARK / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SHOUT / THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE / THIS HARD LAND

Audience tape (by Roberto and Aces). Pro-shot video of "Sociedade Alternativa" was posted online following the show. For his first night of two in Brazil, Bruce premieres a third foreign language song, this time Raul Seixas' "Sociedade Alternativa" ("Alternative Society"). The song is from Seixas' second solo album, Gita, released in 1974. The 29-song set is fairly similar to Buenos Aires, and includes "Prove It All Night" with the 1978 intro played by request. "No Surrender" and "Bobby Jean" are also requests. Show once again finishes with the solo acoustic "This Hard Land". Bruce's second-ever performance in Brazil; only "The River", "Born In The U.S.A.", "Born To Run", and "Dancing In The Dark" had been played in the country previously. Patti Scialfa is not present.
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2013-09-21 - CIDADE DO ROCK, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

SOCIEDADE ALTERNATIVA / BADLANDS / DEATH TO MY HOMETOWN / SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT / HUNGRY HEART / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / COVER ME / DARLINGTON COUNTY / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / I'M ON FIRE / NO SURRENDER / BOBBY JEAN / I'M GOIN' DOWN / GLORY DAYS / DANCING IN THE DARK / MY HOMETOWN / SHACKLED AND DRAWN / WAITIN' ON A SUNNY DAY / THE RISING / LAND OF HOPE AND DREAMS - PEOPLE GET READY / THUNDER ROAD / BORN TO RUN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / TWIST AND SHOUT / THIS HARD LAND

Complete show broadcast live on cable in Brazil and over the internet via Youtube. Lossy audio rip from the Youtube broadcast available (Larryrulz). Various DVDs and high definition rips of the TV broadcast and webcast (both 720p and 1080p) also circulate. Video of "Sociedade Alternativa", mixed by Bob Clearmountain and edited by Thom Zimny, is available on Vimeo. Bruce & The E Street Band return to Brazil to play at the Rock In Rio festival, 25 years after the only concert of his career in the country at the Palmeiras Stadium. Final concert of the Wrecking Ball Tour. The show starts, just like in Sao Paulo, with "Sociedade Alternativa", soon followed by a full performance of Born In The U.S.A. The show ends with an acoustic "This Hard Land". First ever performances in Brazil of "Downbound Train" and "I'm Goin' Down". Patti Scialfa is not present.
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End of the Wrecking Ball Tour


2013-10-12 - AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, CAMBRIDGE, MA

Springsteen is among those inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as part of the class of 2013. The 198 new members also include Pete Seeger, Herbie Hancock, Sally Field and Robert De Niro. The induction ceremony is held at the Academy's headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Bruce is not present).
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2013-11-06 - THE THEATER AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, NY

DANCING IN THE DARK / IF I SHOULD FALL BEHIND (with Patti Scialfa) / DREAM BABY DREAM

Complete show broadcast live on over the internet via Youtube. Bruce, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart and Roger Waters are among the performers on the bill for the 7th annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. The annual show helps raise funds for injured service members. Springsteen's acoustic set includes "If I Should Fall Behind" with Patti Scialfa and "Dream Baby Dream". As is becoming a tradition, Bruce auctions one of his guitars. This year the hammer drops at $250,000, to include a one hour guitar lesson, his mother's lasagne, and the opportunity to watch a recording session in the barn.
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