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


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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 Jersey.com 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

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Jan 7 2011

15. Januar 2011: „Light of Day Abschlusskonzert“ in Asbury Park, NJ

Am 15. Januar 2011 findet im „Paramount Theatre“ Asbury Park, NJ das grosse „Light of Day 2011“ Abschlusskonzert statt.
Unter anderem geben sich bekannte Künstler wie Alejandro Escovedo, Garland Jeffreys, Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, Willie Nile und Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan ein Stell-Dich-Ein. Eventuell wird auch Bruce Springsteen – wie schon im Jahre 2010 (wir berichteten) – als Gaststar auftreten.

Über die „Light of Day Foundation“:

Light of Day Foundation, Inc.’s mission is to fund research into possible cures, improved treatments and support for patients who suffer with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and related illnesses, their families and their caregivers to help improve their quality of life.

Offizielle Pressemeldung:

Austin-based singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo will headline the Paramount Theatre show on Jan. 15, 2011, that serves as the centerpiece for the 11th annual Light of Day concert series, now expanded to a full weekend of activities in Asbury Park, N.J.

More than 75 artists will play at nine different events to be held at seven venues in the city on Jan. 13, 14, 15 and 16, 2011, which promises to be bigger and better than ever.

The Light of Day series of concerts, which also includes performances in Canada and 11 countries in Europe, raises money for the ongoing fight against Parkinson’s disease by supporting research into more effective treatments and a cure as well as assisting people who suffer from this and other degenerative neuromuscular disorders.
Light of Day 11 will also serve as the kick-off event for a year-long celebration, “Asbury Park Musical Heritage Year 2011” (www.asburyparkmusic2011.com).

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Nov 6 2010

“American Babylon” in Pittsburgh, PA / Freitag

Auch am zweiten Abend in Pittsburgh, PA präsentierten sich Bruce Springsteen, Joe Grushecky und The Houserockers in bester Spiellaune.

Während der dreistündigen Show in der “Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall” performten die Musiker nicht nur Bruce Springsteens neuen Song „Save My Love“, sondern auch Elvis Presleys Hit „Burning Love“ aus dem Jahre 1972.

Bruce Springsteen beendete das Konzert mit „Thunder Road“ und den Worten „Joe told me to send you home with this one“.


Your Own Worst Enemy (Bruce Springsteen – Acoustic)
Bobby Jean (Bruce Springsteen – Acoustic)
I’m on Fire (Bruce Springsteen – Acoustic)
This Hard Land (Bruce Springsteen – Acoustic)
American Babylon (Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers)
East Carson Street
Another Thin Line
Atlantic City
Never Be Enough Time
Johnny 99
What Did You Do In The War?
Adam Raised A Cain
Darkness on the Edge of Town
I’m Not Sleeping
Save My Love
Talking to the King
Murder Incorporated
Pink Cadillac
Code of Silence
Light of Day
Glory Days
Burning Love
Pumpin‘ Iron
The Promised Land
Twist And Shout
Thunder Road (Bruce Springsteen – Acoustic)


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Nov 5 2010

„American Babylon“ in Pittsburgh, PA / Donnerstag

Joe Grushecky und Bruce Springsteen gaben gestern Abend ein Konzert in der altehrwürdigen „Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall“ in Pittsburgh, PA.

Anlässlich des 15-jährigen Jubiläum des Grushecky Albums “American Babylon” – das von Bruce Springsteen im Jahre 1995 produziert wurde – spielten die beiden Musiker einige Songs des Albums. Bruce eröffnete das Konzert mit „A Good Man is Hard to Find“, „For You“ und „This Hard Land“. Anschliessend begrüsste er Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers. Zudem feierte „Save My Love“ seine Live-Premiere.


A Good Man is Hard to Find (Bruce Springsteen – Acoustic)
For You (Bruce Springsteen – Acoustic)
This Hard Land (Bruce Springsteen – Acoustic)
American Babylon (Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers)
East Carson Street
Another Thin Line
Atlantic City
Never Be Enough Time
What Did You Do in The War
Adam Raised a Cain
Darkness On the Edge of Town
I’m Not sleeping
Save My Love
Talking to the King
Murder Inc.
Code of Silence
Down the Road Apiece
Pumpin‘ Iron
The Promised Land
Twist and Shout
Thunder Road


Die „Beaver County Times“ berichtet:

Joe & The Boss rock the house (by Scott Tady; Beaver County Times)
Springsteen’s presence alone Thursday inside Pittsburgh’s 102-year-old military museum/concert hall electrified a crowd that chanted “Bruuuuce” early and often.Launching the show alone on stage in an untucked flannel shirt rolled up past the elbows, Springsteen said, “I’m gonna open for Joe tonight,” before setting sail with solo renditions of “A Good Man’s Hard to Find,” golden oldie “For You” and “This Hard Land” … weiterlesen

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