Springsteen announced at the tour’s conclusion the band would be taking scalping is fun pdf break for the remainder of the year. Landau further stated the 2014 tour had been in the works since the previous Australian leg, in large part due to its success and huge response from younger fans. A goal was to expand the number of places the band performed to include Perth and Adelaide, two places Springsteen had never performed, and Auckland, where Springsteen had not performed in over a decade.
E Street Band and Morello. Initial tour dates in Australia and New Zealand were announced on August 15, 2013, with additional dates announced over the ensuing months. January 14, 2014, to Springsteen and the new album. Fallon said he warned Christie about the skit prior to doing it because he knew it could possibly sting a bit. Tom Morello, joined Springsteen throughout the show for performances of three songs from the new album. Rehearsals for the tour began in the U.
Patti Scialfa, who appeared at the U. The tour kicked off on January 26, 2014, with the first of three shows in Cape Town, South Africa. We Are Alive” was also dedicated to Mandela later in the set. January 27 at the age of 94. I lost a great friend and a great hero last night, Pete Seeger”, Springsteen said before introducing the song. Springsteen had also appeared in the song’s music video.
Over the course of the three Cape Town shows, 57 different songs were performed. Springsteen reprised an occasional practice from past tours and took the stage a few hours prior to showtime to perform a brief acoustic set for early-arriving fans. Bruce and the band played for the first time ever. Springsteen had not performed in over a decade.
During the run of the leg, several songs from the new album were premiered, including “Frankie Fell in Love” and “Hunter of Invisible Game”. During many shows Bruce would incorporate cover songs from local artists. The shows in Hunter Valley took place at the Hope Estate, a local winery. Springsteen reprised the practice of performing full albums in the cities he had been to during the last tour. Koo, who also were on stage during the “Stayin’ Alive” cover. The show in Brisbane featured eleven songs from the first two albums, something that had never previously happened at a Springsteen show.
Bill, earlier in the week. The show was part of the March Madness Music festival and was free and open the public, a first in over 40 years for Springsteen. The show also featured the first ever performance of “The Wall” with the E Street Band. Iceman”, making the first time that the song was played with the E Street Band. The “Highway to Hell” cover was also revived on several occasions on this leg of the tour. E Street Band and “Brothers Under the Bridge” which was performed just once previously in 1999 with the E Street Band.
How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live? Covers of “Don’t Change” and “Stayin’ Alive” returned to the set for the first time since Australia. Steven Van Zandt also made a surprise return to the tour after missing the entire leg. Prior to the tour, Springsteen’s management announced a new service allowing fans to download concert recordings approximately 48 hours after each show.