Thursday, April 05, 2007

All Star Tribute to Bruce Springsteen-Carnegie Hall, April 5, 2007

What a GREAT show. Some performers I had never seen before stole the show-Badly Drawn Boy, Odetta and The Hold Steady. Patti Smith, as usual, was awesome.
The very special surprise (which was really no surprise) came at the end when the man himself, Bruce Springteen, joined everyone on stage.
The performers included:
Patti Smith: Because the Night
Bacon Brothers (including actor Kevin Bacon): Streets of Philadelphia
Steve Earle: Nebraska
Badly Drawn Boy: Thunder Road
Pete Yorn: Dancing in the Dark
Juliana Hatfield: Cover Me
Josh Ritter: The River
Uri Cane: NYC Serenade (Instrumental only)
Low Stars: One Step Up
M. Ward: (I'm Goin' Down. I think he was drunk!)
Jersey Guys w/ Bobby Valli: Jersey Girl
The Holmes Brothers w/ Young People's Chrous: My City of Ruins
Joseph Arthur: Born in the USA
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Robin Holcomb: Brilliant Diguise
Elysian Fields: Streets of Fire
Odetta: 57 Channels
Marah: The Rising**
The Hold Steady: Atlantic City
Jesse Malin & Ronnie Spector: Hungry Heart


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