Mrz 2 2011

Bruce Springsteen besucht Springsteen Ausstellung

Bruce Springsteen hat am vergangenen Wochenende persönlich die Ausstellung “From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen” in der “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum” in Cleveland, OH besucht.
Der “Boss” kam kurz vor 17.00 Uhr und bekam eine persönliche Führung durch den Chefkurator Jim Henke. Nach zweieinhalb Stunden verabschiedete sich Springsteen von den überraschten Museumsbesuchern und lies sich von Fans sogar fotografieren. berichtet:

Bruce Springsteen checks out Bruce Springsteen exhibit at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Bruce Springsteen dropped by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on Sunday for a last-minute look at the exhibit “From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen,” which closed that day after nearly a two-year run … weiterlesen


Auf der offiziellen Homepage der “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” findet man eine umfangreiche Fotogalerie.

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Jan 17 2011

“Light of Day 2011” – Presseberichte / Videos

Presseberichte zu den Bruce Springsteen Auftritten am Samstag (wir berichteten):

The Star-Ledger schreibt:

At Light of Day 11 in Asbury Park, Springsteen plays benevolent king
Jesse Malin looked like he’d just won the lottery.
His performance at the eleventh Light of Day had already been going well — he’d told the audience to stand up and get boisterous, and the crowd at the sold-out Paramount Theater in Asbury Park was happy to oblige him … weiterlesen

Asbury Park Press schreibt:

Springsteen highlights Asbury Park’s marathon “Light Of Day’ show for Parkinson’s disease
It must be like an unquenchable thirst.
Each time he came on stage to join another performer, Springsteen was unobtrusive, but seemed ever more reluctant to leave, until finally he just stayed, which is what everybody wanted anyway. There he was, in a plaid flannel shirt, eyes crinkled by a constant smile, playing fantastic stuff … “Atlantic City,” “Pink Cadillac,” “Your Own Worst Enemy,” “Adam Raised A Cain,” and on and on … weiterlesen

Rolling Stone Magazine schreibt:

Bruce Springsteen Plays Epic Surprise Set at Charity Concert In Asbury Park
Every indication pointed to “Twist and Shout” ending the evening. It was nearly 1:30 AM – seven hours into the annual Light of Day benefit concert in Asbury Park – and Joe Grushecky and surprise guest Bruce Springsteen had just wrapped up a blistering ninety-minute set … weiterlesen


Zahlreiche Videos findet man hier.

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Jan 16 2011

“Light of Day 2011” – Bruce Springsteen im Paramount Theatre

Wie schon am 7. Januar 2011 vermutet, war Bruce Springsteen gestern Abend im Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ zu Gast, um mit Jesse Malin, Willie Nile, Alejandro Escovedo und Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers die Abschlussfeier des diesjährigen “Light of Day Festivals” zu zelebrieren.

Setlist vom 15. Januar 2011:

Bruce Springsteen mit Jesse Malin

  • Broken Radio

Bruce Springsteen mit Willie Nile

  • Heaven Help the Lonely

Bruce Springsteen mit Alejandro Escovedo

  • Always a Friend

Bruce Springsteen Solo

  • Your Own Worst Enemy
  • This Hard Land

Bruce Springsteen mit Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers

  • Another Thin Line
  • Atlantic City
  • Never Be Enough Time
  • Adam Raised a Cain
  • One Way Street
  • I’m Not Sleeping
  • Save My Love
  • Talking to the King
  • Pink Cadillac (mit Danny Clinch)
  • Darkness on the Edge of Town
  • The Promised Land
  • Light of Day
  • Twist and Shout
  • Thunder Road

Video – “This Hard Land”

New schreibt:

Springsteen rocks Light of Day 11 in Asbury Park
An energized Bruce Springsteen held the stage for more than ninety minutes at the Light of Day benefit at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park last night. The rocker, who is strongly associated with the Jersey shore town, aired songs from across his career, opening with acoustic versions of “Your Own Worst Enemy” from the recent “Magic” and the infrequently played “This Hard Land” before plugging in and tearing through favorites from “Nebraska,” “Darkness on the Edge of Town,” and “Born to Run.” …  weiterlesen

– Einige Fotos findet man hier und hier

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Mai 15 2010

Springsteen erhält “Humanitarian Award”

Die Handelskammer der Stadt Asbury Park, NJ hat gestern Abend Bruce Springsteen für seine Verdienste geehrt. Dem Rockstar wurde im örtlichen “The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel” der “Humanitarian Award” überreicht.

Die offizielle Pressemeldung:

The 2010 Carousel Awards Gala will be held at The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, Asbury Park on Friday May 14, 2010 from 6:00 to 10:00pm. Join us for dinner by Branches Catering and live music by Funktion 11. The ticket cost per person is $100.00. Invitations will be mailed later this month.
Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce President Daniel DiBenedetto has announced the Chamber’s 19th Annual Carousel Awards recipients. “This year’s event celebrates the excitement of the pioneering spirit we share here in Asbury Park,” says DiBenedetto. “The honorees were all chosen for that pioneering spirit and for their dedication, both personally and professionally, to Asbury Park as a community.”
This year’s dinner will be held at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel in Asbury Park on Friday, May 14, with cuisine by Branches Catering. Cocktails begin at 6:00, followed by dinner and dancing to Funktion 11 plus a special performance by ReVision Theater. The evening is tuxedo optional.

Die Preisträger:

Bruce Springsteen – Humanitarian Award
A legend around the world and a regular guy on the streets of Asbury Park, Bruce Springsteen launched his career buoyed by the City’s music scene and has paid it tribute in songs ever since. As both an advocate and supporter of the City by the Sea, its residents and institutions, Bruce Springsteen is truly deserving of this Humanitarian recognition.

Taka Restaurant – Economic Development Award

Opened by owner Takahiro Hirai and his partners from Kessler’s Catering in 2005 before the Asbury Park restaurant scene truly was a scene, Taka is a delicious and serene oasis in downtown Asbury’s vibrant restaurant landscape and one of the first restaurants in the area to introduce modern Japanese-fusion cuisine.

Tyler Blackmore, Principal, Asbury Park High School – Spirit of Asbury Park Award

Principal Blackmore holds the highest standards for both his faculty and students and is credited with changing the culture at Asbury Park High School. Blackmore leads by example, from his involvement in student life, sports and the arts to his activism in the community, setting himself as a role model for Asbury’s leaders of tomorrow.

Frank’s Deli & Restaurant – Landmark Business Award

The “Cheer’s” of Asbury Park, Franks has been a local institution for nearly fifty years. The variety, heartiness and reasonable prices of Frank’s comfort food is exceeded only by the superb service and friendliness of its staff.

Kevin Keddy – Asbury Park Fire Chief – Public Office Award

Like every little boy, Chief Keddy wanted to be a firefighter when he grew up. In 1991, Keddy became a Probationary Firefighter with the City of Asbury Park Fire Department and held positions as Firefighter/EMT, Apparatus Chauffeur, Captain, and Battalion Chief.

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Jan 17 2010

“Light of Day” mit Bruce Springsteen

Wie schon angekündigt, war Bruce Springsteen gestern der Stargast auf dem “Light of Day” Konzertspektakel in Asbury Park, NJ. Der ‘Boss’ stürmte die Bühne im Paramount Theatre und spielte knapp 50 Minuten mit seinem alten Musikfreund Joe Grushecky. Ferner trat er mit Willie Nile und Jesse Malin auf.

Joe Grushecky Setlist:

Atlantic City
Code of Silence
Johnny 99
Dark & Bloody Ground
Darkness on the Edge of Town
Never Be Enough Time
Pink Cadillac
Muruder Incorporated
Another Thin Line
Light of Day
Twist & Shout

Willie Nile Setlist:

Heaven Help the Lonely

Jesse Malin Setlist:

Broken Radio schreibt:

Bruce Springsteen guested at the first Light of Day benefit concert, in 2000. He has appeared — always unbilled — at most of the annual LOD shows, which raise money for Parkinson’s disease research, since then. And Saturday night at Asbury Park’s Paramount Theatre, he did so again, joining Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers at midnight, and staying on stage for more than 70 minutes ... weiterlesen und Bilder anschauen

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