More than five years after his first appearance on the Today show, Bruce Springsteen is back, this time performing on the Plaza. NBC calls the September 28 concert a “rare” history-making appearance. The performance on the plaza will feature Springsteen and the E Street Band and is timed to promote their new album ‘Magic’ which comes out October 2.
In July 2002, Today took the show on the road to Asbury Park, NJ for a beachfront concert in the town where Springsteen got his start.
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BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND PERFORM ON ‘TODAY’ IN A RARE LIVE TELEVISION APPEARANCE
Springsteen Makes History on Rockefeller Plaza, Friday, September 28
NEW YORK â€“ Thursday, August 30, 2007 – – For the first time in history, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform live on NBC News’ “Today’s” famed Rockefeller Plaza, Friday, September 28, 2007. This marks Springsteen’s second live performance on “Today.” In July 2002, Springsteen and the E Street Band made their first appearance on a major television network morning show, performing in Asbury Park, NJ.
In their live concert on the Plaza, Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform songs from their October 2 Columbia Records release ‘Magic’ as well as classic hits. The band also kicks off their first full scale tour of the US and Europe since 2002-03 on October 2 in Hartford, CT.
The E Street Band’s members are: Roy Bittan – keyboards; Clarence Clemons – saxophone, percussion; Danny Federici – keyboards; Nils Lofgren – guitars; Patti Scialfa – vocals, guitar; Garry Tallent – bass; Steven Van Zandt – guitars; Max Weinberg – drums.