'It's not a concert, it's a show': first reactions to Springsteen on Broadway

As Bruce Springsteen treads the boards in New York, fans reveal what to expect, including an unconventional structure and a pro-immigration statement

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'It's not a concert, it's a show': first reactions to Springsteen on Broadway

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Bruce Springsteen calls Donald Trump a 'moron'

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Apr 19

Pearl Jam join Springsteen in cancelling North Carolina show over anti-LGBT law

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Band follow Ringo Starr and Bryan Adams in calling off concert, calling new law ‘a despicable piece of legislation that encourages discrimination’

Apr 13

Ringo Starr cancels North Carolina concert in protest over anti-LGBT law

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The former Beatles drummer has joined Bruce Springsteen in refusing to perform in the state, which recently passed a bill many see as discriminatory

Apr 11

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi tour date in protest over anti-LGBT law

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Apr 11

Bruce Springsteen called 'bully' for protesting anti-LGBT law

North Carolina Republican Mark Walker slams Springsteen’s for ‘bully tactics’ after musician cancels concert in the state following the passage of a bill that critics say discriminate against LGBT people

Apr 9

Bruce Springsteen pulls out of North Carolina concert over anti-LGBT law

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‘Some things are more important than a rock show’ Springsteen says as band joins notable businesses in condemning controversial discriminatory law

Feb 19

Bruce Springsteen announces four UK stadium shows for the summer

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Feb 11

Bruce Springsteen autobiography Born to Run coming in September

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Dec 10

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Bruce Springsteen rocks the Jersey Shore with surprise bar gig

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