For those like me that need an updated live Bruce fix on a regular basis, here’s the Boss and the Seeger Sessions Band from Saturday night (May 6) in London. It was Bruce’s first appearance at the Hammersmith Odeon (renamed the Apollo) since the 1975 concert that showed up on the 30th anniversary Born to Run box set. I’ve been on the lookout for the New Orleans Jazz Fest performance (anyone?), but this one popped up on my radar first. It’s an audience recording from the front of the stage-right speaker stack. The quality isn’t fantastic, but we beggars can’t be choosers, can we?
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Regarding the tour, I bought General Admission floor seats for the Glendale Arena show on June 3. I’m trying to determine if there are going to be seats down there on the floor, or whether we’ll all be standing (or both). I promised my wife there are seats down there. I hope I’m right. Uh-oh.
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