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Monday, May 3, 2010

Tony Fletcher’s look at the vitality of live performance

Bruce Springsteen recently played the Super Bowl; Patti Smith did a fashion show; The Rolling Stones re-released Exile On Main St. at prices ranging from fairly reasonable to slightly fair to awfully expensive. All of this comes from artists who were once edgy, countercultural performers. Tony Fletcher’s All Hopped Up...
Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009

Tonight @ The Bradley Center, 7:30 p.m.

Is there any working American musician in less need of an introduction than Bruce Springsteen? Since his 1973 debut album, Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J., the Boss has rarely left the public eye, recording and gigging...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Light Ideas Gallery presents ‘Backstage Pass’ to the stars

From the perspective of now, it looks like a golden time. In the '70s, rock 'n' roll was only a couple of generations old and had just recently, by the end of the '60s, reached a creative summit. Rock 'n' roll was also a business, but as in the early days of Hollywood, the businessmen...
07.14.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Bruce Springsteen is insatiable. The Boss and his Legendary E Street Band have added another 25 concert dates to their �Workin� On a Dream� tour, which has already sold over 1.5 million concert tickets this year. With these extra dates, they're expected to hit two million. Closing this leg of the tour, which begins in mid-August, is a final stop in Milwaukee at the Bradley Center on Novemb...
02.01.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
We won't be seeing a Fall Out Boy or "Jay-Z and Friends" halftime show anytime soon. Five years after Janet Jackson flashed America at Super Bowl XXXVII, halftime shows are still sticking to the play-it-safe policy of only booking acts old enough to qualify for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. That policy has made for some pretty decent shows in recent years, though the Superbowl is running out of ...
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008

Today @ the Roadhouse At The Lakefront - 9 p.m.

Not that Bruce Springsteen was ever unpopular, commercially or critically, but since his 2002 poignant comeback album, The Rising, The Boss has grown even more revered. While his longtime followers at Rolling Stone were stamping five-star reviews on The Rising and his latest album . . .
Saturday, June 28, 2008

Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater

Like that other small-town romanticizing heartland-rocker, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp balances pop prowess with bighearted, populist ambitions. Even his grand-old, flag-waving Chevrolet-selling love letter to the working class, “Our Country,” was anchored by a progressive...
04.16.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Here's news sure to help Barack Obama fend off charges that he's elitist (although it's debatable whether or not he actually needs any help): Bruce Springsteen has endorsed the presidential hopeful. Straight from Springsteen's website: Like most of you, I've been following the campaign and I have now seen and heard enough to know where I stand. Senator Obama, in my view, is head ...
04.14.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Straight from a press release: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND TICKETS FOR HARLEY-DAVIDSON'S 105TH ANNIVERSARY GO BACK ON SALE THIS MONDAY ONLY Harley-Davidson 105th Anniversary Ticket Holders Eligible to Purchase Tickets WHAT: Tickets for the Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band concert during the Harley-Davidson 105th Anniversary go back on sale this Mond...

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