THE BOSS RULES!

 

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Photo by Camille Siegel

August is usually my least favorite month due to the humid weather in New York City, but August 23rd at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, home of the Boss, proved to be a night to remember.

The Boss was in town, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band ruled the night.

Along with perfect temperatures of no humidity and cool weather that made it one night to remember, the Boss and his great band set the evening on fire with a near four-hour long show, one of the longest he’s ever put on in my recollection. Having seen Bruce many times over the years, I have always been amazed at his ability to play for over three hours and keep up that level of energy and brilliant guitar playing, not to mention his voice is still amazing at the age of 66. He truly is unreal.

The River Tour was a real crowd pleaser, no one wanted to leave. When the night ended, we walked off into the moonlight singing Bruce tunes all night long, like “spirits in the night.”

 

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Photo by Camille Siegel

Set list:

  1. New York City Serenade (with strings)
    Wrecking Ball
    3. Badlands
    4. Something in the Night
    5. The Ties That Bind
    6. Sherry Darling
    7. Spirit in the Night
    8. Santa Claus is Coming to Town
    9. Independence Day
    10. Hungry Heart
    11. Out in the Street
    12. Growing Up
    13. You Can Look But You Better Not Touch
    14. Death to my Hometown
    15. Mansion on the Hill
    16. Jack of All Trades (with string section)
    17. My Hometown
    18. The River
    19. American Skin (41 Shots)
    20. The Promised Land
    21. Working on the Highway
    22. Darlington County
    23. Because the Night
    24. She’s the One
    25. Brilliant Disguise
    26. The Rising
    27. Land Of Hope and Dreams
    Encores:
    28. Jungleland
    29. Born to Run
    30. Dancing in the Dark
    31. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
    32. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
    33. Shout
    34. Bobby Jean
    35. Jersey Girl
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