By Kat GeorgeBeing in a relationship is as much a cultural journey as it is an emotional, intellectual or sexual one. Mostly because you have to "do" things with your significant other, and when you live in a city, a lot of the time "doing" means going to the movies or catching a gig. Because let' ... More >>
John Legend with Tamar Braxton State Theatre, Minneapolis Tuesday, November 19, 2013 John Legend wooed the audience with his sultry performance at Tuesday night's show at the State Theatre. The man is charming, and even though he may have been stealing hearts in one respect, it seemed to be a show ... More >>
By Justin BakerI have spent almost a decade goofing on my former boss and his Bruce Springsteen superfandom. As my adult music appreciation has grown, the issue has become amplified, and I've unfairly been branded a youth hipster and a full-blown cynic.So began my ex-employer's quest to engineer ... More >>
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street BandXcel Energy Center, St. PaulSunday, November 11, 2012If there are two Americas -- or realistically, a lot more -- it's safe to say that a good portion of them were represented for Bruce Springsteen's show Sunday in St. Paul. The show was the Boss' return to ful ... More >>
The moment has finally arrived. Joining the ranks of Dale, Wabasha, and Selby, there's a new intersection in St. Paul at the corner of the American dream and gritty work ethic. It's our own little Tenth Avenue -- well, actually West 7th Street -- freezeout. Yes, Bruce Springsteen's "Springsteen Rd." ... More >>
And they're not even calling it Thunder Road. After a weekend toiling away for the causes of Hurricane Sandy and Barack Obama and finally reaching a detente with New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Bruce Springsteen is touching down for a weekend here in the Twin Cities.In conjunction with performan ... More >>
By Craig HlavatyBruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set at ACL Live across town, in front of a few thousand people cooing "Bruce."The keynote and the show went hand in hand. If y ... More >>
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Exchange: Springsteen in St. Paul Jimmy Gaines and Steve Perry on the Devils & Dust solo acoustic show Where: Xcel Energy Center, St. PaulWhen: Tuesday, May 10 Setlist: My Beautiful Reward Reason to Believe Devils and Dust Empty Sky Youngstown If I Should Fall Behind Long Time Comin' Silver Palom ... More >>
Exchange: Springsteen live in St. Paul Jimmy Gaines and Steve Perry go two rounds on Bruce Springsteen's solo acoustic show last night at the XCel Center in St. Paul. Read the exchange.
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Sisyphus Rocks New Jersey man injured trying to roll Bruce Springsteen up a hill by Steve Perry "The personal, political and spiritual merge in the new album's title song?. The narrator of "Devils & Dust" could be a soldier in Iraq or America itself." --Jon Pareles on Bruce Springsteen?s new album, ... More >>
Exchange: Perry and Scholtes on Bruce Springsteen Devils & Dust listening party Steve Perry: First I'll say that I don't trust my impressions of anything I've heard once, particularly since we only heard half the record. (And for the record, the half of the closely guarded Springsteen launch codes ... More >>
Yesterday AOL Music posted the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album Devils & Dust (April 26). Listen here. For more Springsteen news and rumors, the best fan site to consult is Greasy Lake.
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