Bruce and the E-Street band managed to squeeze an arena-sized visit to Chicago inside a few massive stadium-sized appearances in his home state of New Jersey.
No matter the size, he managed to pull off a show featuring the standard fireworks and a handful of special treats. From the string ensemble assisted "Jack Of All Trades" to the house-lights-on, leave-it-all-on-the-stage "Born To Run" (videos of both below), Springsteen alternated between contemplative and balls-out.
No longer featuring complete performances of The River, this tour still features a heavy does of tunes from the album. The Chicago show featured 9 in total. Pretty sure nobody was complaining.
When i was four years old my parents would send me to the neighbours to be babysat. The very first thing in my life that I can actually remember is sitting on the neighbours couch and staring at the cover of Born In the USA while we listened to that record over and over and over. I can't believe it took me this long to see him live, but last night he changed my life for the second time. Thanks Bruce! #nosurrender