TELL US: What Is Your Best Springsteen Concert Memory?

The Wrecking Ball Tour’s last Jersey dates are this weekend. Share your favorite memories of the Boss.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will make their last Wrecking Ball Tour stop in New Jersey this weekend with performances at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Monmouth County knows Bruce better than most, and we bet you’ve got some great stories to share. Let us know about your favorite Springsteen concert. What was happening in your life at the time? What made it so special?

And if you have any photos of you and your family and friends at the Wrecking Ball Tour, upload them to this article.

Lawrence Rosen September 18, 2012 at 12:51 PM
December 9, 1980 at the Spectrum in Philly, one night after John Lennon's senseless death. Bruce came out alone and spoke about how John Lennon had been a great influence on the development of Bruce's own music and also told the audience that Twist and Shout was the first song that Bruce had ever learned to play as a young musician (who knew?). The E-Street Band came out and they and Bruce broke into a kick-ass version of Born to Run and then (almost 4 hours later) they concluded this extraordinary evening with an uplifting rendition of Twist and Shout that is still embedded in my mind and which certainly made John Lennon a Springsteen fan in rock-n-roll heaven that night. It was an awesome concert.
Old Timer September 18, 2012 at 08:03 PM
October 27 1975. Homecoming Concert at the Carlton Theater in Red Bank (now Count Basie). Born to Run was out and Bruce was just on the cover of Time and Newsweek. My friends and I knew him from Steel Mill days and the Student Prince in Asbury on Wednesday nights. while we were going in, obvious NYers offered us $200 each for our tickets which was big money then for us college students. of course we turned them down. Memorable night
Bonnie Ryder September 19, 2012 at 12:09 AM
August, 2003. It took my breath away. We're going this Friday to see the Wrecking Ball Tour.
Janet September 20, 2012 at 11:28 AM
Years ago in Detroit. Before I was married with kids.
webby September 28, 2012 at 08:44 PM
I never went to any of his concerts, but his driver almost hit my chevette at Freehold area hospital in Freehold now called Centra State.I was parking where the ER now is and a car came speeding in and narrowly missed hitting my car that had my 2 and 3 yr old in it. I was around 26 at the time and flew out of the car yelling how he could have hit my kids and hurt them.The car had blacked out windows and no one came out or even opened a window. I took my kids and went inside about 20 minutes later I saw nurses that I knew running like crazy with papers in their hands, when they came back I asked what was going on.They told me that Bruce and his band mates came to see him but they waited in there car till an irate mom was no where to be seen. I almost died when I realize it was me they hide from.LOL


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