Over the last month or so, everyone from Pearl Jam and Bruce Springsteen to the NCAA itself have canceled (or threatened to cancel) stuff in North Carolina over the state’s House Bill 2, the so-called “bathroom law” that prohibits people from using a bathroom intended for a gender other than the one listed on their birth certificate. Show More Summary
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Bruce Springsteen performs onstage at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) When the Boss speaks, the people listen. And when the Boss turns his back on you — well, you should know you’ve done something [...]
Beyoncé is speaking out against North Carolina’s newly passed anti-LGBT bill, HB 2. Unlike other performers including Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato, Beyoncé did not cancel her North Carolina shows. However, the sing… Read The post Beyoncé Comes Out Against North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT ‘Bathroom Bill’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Since the March passage of North Carolina's anti-LGBTQ "Bathroom Bill" (HB2, officially), controversy has brewed over artists' continued performances in the state. While high-profile names like Bruce Springsteen, Nick Jonas, and Demi Lovato canceled North Carolina shows, a remaining question mark was Beyoncé, who stayed silent on the issue while ... More »
Unlike artists like Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam — both of whom pulled out of shows in North Carolina in response to House Bill 2 — Beyoncé chose to perform in Raleigh on Tuesday night during her Formation World Tour. The star made...Show More Summary
“Got a wife and kids in Baltimore, Jack I went out for a ride and I never went back Like a river that don’t know where it’s flowing I took a wrong turn and I just kept going” – Hungry Heart by Bruce Springsteen We just heard the news about the passing of an Appalachian...
In a radio interview with John Boy and Billy of ‘The Big Show’, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory went on a lengthy tirade against a litany of groups and individuals that have been vocally opposed to the anti-LGBT bill HB 2, which McCrory signed in… Read The post NC Gov. Show More Summary
Everyone from Bruce Springsteen to PayPal is boycotting North Carolina over it’s new anti-LGBT law, but one unique act is sticking to its guns—and it’s plan to play a music festival in Raleigh. Formed in 1972 by singer-songwriter Patrick Haggerty, Lavender Country is believed to be the first gay country act in America—and now the... Read more »
Who says Bruce Springsteen can't keep up with the latest dance crazes? The rock legend's original fan base may have been baby boomers, but the Boss proved he's just as relevant with millennials at his latest concert! During the Oakland concert on the band's River Tour on Sunday, the Born to Run singer pulled up a young [...]
Bruce Springsteen's recently wrapped The River Tour provided fans with plenty of memorable moments, from tributes to Prince, David Bowie and Glenn Frey and an Eddie Vedder cameo to a 10-year-old guest vocalist and the rocker dancing with his 90-year-old mother Adele. Thanks to newly surfaced video, it has been revealed that the trek...
One staple of Bruce Springsteen's live shows is when he pulls a fan up on stage to dance with him. At his show in Oakland, a teen girl joined Springsteen on stage, where she proceeded to teach the Boss how to dab, whip, and nae nae. Yes, Bruce Springsteen actually tried his hand at all of those dances. Show More Summary
Politics looked to fill every quiet moment at this weekend's Merlefest in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. With heavy names such as Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam pulling out of concerts in nearby cities over the state's HB2 legislation, fans whispered about who might skip the nation's largest roots and Americana festival. But everybody...
Baby, we were born to dab!
Scottish rockers Frightened Rabbit put out their new Aaron Dessner-produced album Painting Of A Panic Attack earlier this month. Today, they stopped by to play a live in-studio session at SiriusXM, during which they covered Bruce Springsteen’s “Streets Of Philadelphia” with all of the world-weary melancholy it deserves. Listen below. Painting Of A Panic Attack […]
Album: Parade Year: 1986 It took Michael Jackson five years to follow up Thriller. It took Bruce Springsteen three years to follow up Born In The U.S.A. It took Madonna two years to follow up Like a Virgin. It took Prince ten months to follow up Purple Rain. Show More Summary
The last time this reviewer covered Bruce Springsteen was when he finished his seven fall stops in the Metropolitan area in 2009 with a complete performance of The River. You easily sense from the review at the time that a big part of...Show More Summary
The past week has seen a slew of Prince tributes from artists such as Bruce Springsteen, D’Angelo, Chris Stapleton, and the casts of Hamilton and The Color Purple, and yesterday, Beyoncé became the latest to honor the late superstar....Show More Summary
Chris Christie may or may not have been held hostage by Donald Trump, but he has certainly found the place where he feels the most free. Christie humbly surrendered himself to The Boss at a Bruce Springsteen concert Monday night, letting his soul be free as he Dad Danced down The River. Show More Summary
Donald Trump let Chris Christie out of his dungeon to attend a concert by a musician who absolutely despises him.
Little Richard described 1988's third annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony as a "beautiful reunion," something he heard echoed by other attendees of the gala, which honored the Beatles, Supremes, Beach Boys, Bob Dylan and others. "Bruce said the same thing," Richard told Rolling Stone. "Mick said...