Setlists: 1999 - Part 2 (U.S. )

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November 29 / Minneapolis, MN
Notes: Bruce and the band go out on top: the final show of 1999 was a strong one, and loose, with some great changes from the night before. Surprises include the full-band version of "Red Headed Woman," the new acoustic arrangement of "No Surrender," "Racing in the Street," "Trapped," the second performance of "Santa" on this tour, and two songs from the under-represented-of-late Tracks box. So this is it for now, but the train should keep rolling down the tracks from here. The best news, in Bruce's own words: "We'll be out again next year!"
Setlist: My Love Will Not Let You Down/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Trapped/Darlington County/Red Headed Woman/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Where the Bands Are/Working on the Highway/No Surrender (acoustic)/Racing in the Street/Light of Day
First Encore: Hungry Heart/Ramrod/Born to Run
Second Encore: Santa Claus is Comin' to Town/Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

November 28 / Minneapolis, MN
Notes: Patti is again back onstage for this show originally scheduled for November 3. Those up close (who could see the strings of Christmas lights as yet unlit) had a hint of things to come: That's right, Santa Claus came to town, complete with St. Nick himself and four elves onstage tossing out candy canes.
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Downbound Train/She's the One/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

November 21 / Albany, NY
Notes: Welcome back, Patti! With Scialfa back onstage, "My Hometown" makes way for "Mansion on the Hill." "Because the Night" is tonight's surprise in the old "Working on the Highway" slot, and "Light of Day" includes "Boom Boom." Only Minneapolis left to go!
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Because the Night/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

November 19 / Buffalo, NY
Notes: Bruce and the band put "Adam" in place of "Prove It" and drop "She's the One."
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Adam Raised a Cain/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/My Hometown/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Downbound Train/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Ramrod

November 17 / Columbus , OH
Notes: "Downbound Train" is played by request, and the set also includes "She's the One." "Light of Day" adds a slice of "Hang on Sloopy."
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/My Hometown/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Downbound Train/She's the One/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Ramrod

November 15 / Cleveland, OH
Notes: For night two, no less than 12 songs not played the night before. Including the rare "No Surrender," last played in Philly, as well as "Growin' Up" and "Blinded" in the encores.
Setlist: Don't Look Back/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Trapped/Darlington County/Independence Day/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/You Can Look/Because the Night/No Surrender/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Growin' Up/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Blinded By the Light

November 14 / Cleveland, OH
Notes: "Spirit in the Night" leads off the first encore, for Night One of two in Cleveland. Patti Scialfa is still absent, recovering from her perforated eardrum, and the set again inlcudes "My Hometown" in what had been the Patti/Bruce duet (Mansion/Factory) slot. "Ramrod" closes for the fourth show in a row.
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/My Hometown/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A.
Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Spirit in the Night/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Ramrod

November 10 / Indianapolis, IN
Notes: Still no Patti.
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Adam Raised a Cain/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/My Hometown/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/You Can Look/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Ramrod

November 9 / Milwaukee, WI
Notes: Very similar set-wise to the Fargo show, only differences being “Promised Land” in place of “Darlington” and “Cadillac Ranch” in place of “Hungry Heart.” No Patti again tonight.
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Promised Land/My Hometown/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street /Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Cadillac Ranch/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Ramrod

November 6 / Fargo, ND
Notes: Patti's still suffering from the perforated eardrum that caused the Minneapolis shows to be cancelled, but the Fargo show goes on without her. It finds Garry stepping up for some background vocals, and Nils taking over Patti's part in "Fall Behind." The show also brings the U.S. tour premiere of "My Hometown" (which had been played previously only in Madrid), for a total of five songs from the Born in the U.S.A. album. "Ramrod" was called as an audible to close.
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Darlington County/My Hometown/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Ave Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Hungry Heart/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Ramrod

October 28 / Oakland
Notes: Closing night's treats include the tour premiere of "Sinaloa Cowboys," performed with the band coming in mid-way, a la "Tom Joad"; plus Southside Johnny guests on "Hungry Heart" and the show ends with "Blinded." "Light of Day" includes "Boom Boom."
Setlist: Adam Raised a Cain/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/The Promised Land/Atlantic City/Mansion on the Hill/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Sinaloa Cowboys/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Hungry Heart w/ Southside Johnny/Ramrod/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Blinded By the Light

October 26 / Oakland
Notes: "Light of Day" adds a bit of "Omaha," Skip Spence's Moby Grape classic. Among the show's other relative rarities, the second encore includes "Growin' Up"!
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Trapped/Darlington County/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/You Can Look/Because the Night/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Racing in the Street/Light of Day
First Encore: Cadillac Ranch/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Growin' Up/Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

October 25 / Oakland
Notes: "All rise," says Clarence, and after a short gospel introduction, opening night begins.
Setlist: My Love Will Not Let You Down/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Where the Bands Are/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Meeting Across the River/Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

October 23 / Los Angeles
Notes: If we needed any more indication that the closing night of any stand is the one to catch, take a gander at the setlist below. "Incident" (!) into "For You," and when the lights came back up after "Ghost," Springsteen was sitting at the piano for the tour-proper premiere of "The Promise." Whew. Not to mention rare openers and closers... a lucky crowd in L.A.
Setlist: Take ’Em As They Come/The Ties That Bind/Two Hearts/Adam Raised a Cain/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/Factory/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/incident on 57th Street/For You/The Ghost of Tom Joad/The Promise/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Blinded by the Light

October 21 / Los Angeles
Notes: Rarities like "Because the Night" and "Growin' Up," plus Bruce and the band snuck in two verses of "Surfin' USA" into "Light of Day."
Setlist: Don't Look Back/Adam Raised A Cain/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/The Promised Land/Atlantic City/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/You Can Look/Because the Night/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Racing in the Street/Light of Day
First Encore: This Hard Land/Ramrod/Born to Run
Second Encore: Growin' Up/Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

October 18 / Los Angeles
Notes: Night 2 in L.A. includes a surprise "Spirit" tucked into the second encore.
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Trapped/Darlington County/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Where the Bands Are/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Cadillac Ranch/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Spirit in the Night/Land of Hope and Dreams

October 17 / Los Angeles
Notes: A few barbs from Springsteen about the brand new L.A. venue-- too many boxes for the rich folk, not enough water pressure in the shower-- as the E Street Band opens the Staples Center, and "My Love" is back as the opener!
Setlist: My Love Will Not Let You Down/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/You Can Look/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A. (acoustic)/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

October 15 / Phoenix, AZ
Notes: For the first show of the second U.S. leg, special guest Sam Moore joins in during the encores for the one-off of "Soul Man"! During "Working on the Highway," Bruce handed his acoustic to an air-guitarist in the front of the crowd, who actually got to play a few licks before passing it back.
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Darlington County/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Meeting Across the River/Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Soul Man (with Sam Moore)/Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

September 30 / Chicago
Notes: The third night in Chicago wraps up the Windy City stand with a nicely varied set, including "Take 'Em" to open, "Janey Don't You Lose Heart" and "New York City Serenade" in the main set, and "Ramrod" to close. This is the last night before a two-week break; Bruce and the E Street Band return to the stage in Phoenix on October 15.
Setlist: Take 'Em As They Come/The Ties That Bind/The Promised Land/Adam Raised a Cain/Two Hearts/Atlantic City/Mansion on the Hill/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Janey Don't You Lose Heart/She's the One/The Ghost of Tom Joad/New York City Serenade/Light of Day (w/ Boom Boom)
First Encore: Hungry Heart/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Ramrod

September 28 / Chicago
Setlist: Don't Look Back/The Promised Land/Two Hearts/Prove It All Night/Trapped/Something in the Night/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Incorporated/Badlands/Out In The Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/You Can Look/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the USA/Backstreets/Light of Day (w/ Boom Boom)
First Encore: Cadillac Ranch/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

September 27 / Chicago
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Darlington County/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Where the Bands Are/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Meeting Across the River/Jungleland/Light of Day (w/Boom Boom)
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

September 25 / Philadelphia
Notes: Two stunning nights back to back to close out Philly. A jaw-dropper from the first note on this closing night, as "Incident on 57th Street" was played for the first time since the River tour. "Incident" opened the show and by all reports sounded great. "New York City Serenade" and "Raise Your Hand" were also played.
Setlist: Incident on 57th Street/The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Atlantic City/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Incorporated
Badlands/Out In the Street/Tenth Ave Freeze-out/Sherry Darling/Streets of Philadelphia/New York City Serenade/Light of Day
First Encore: Jungleland
Born To Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land Of Hopes And Dreams/Raise Your Hand

September 24 / Philadelphia
Notes: Bruce kicked off the first show of his 51st year with quite a start, including tour debut's of "Growin' Up", "Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?" "The Fever" and "Blinded By the Light." "No Surrender" was played for only the second time on the tour. "Light of Day" includes a snippet of "You Can't Sit Down."
Setlist: Growin' Up/No Surrender/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/The Promised Land/Spirit In the Night/Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street/Mansion On the Hill/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder Incorporated/Badlands/Out In The Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out/Working On the Highway/The Fever/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Bobby Jean/Born To Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land Of Hopes And Dreams/Blinded By the Light

September 21 / Philadelphia
Notes: Opens with the tour premiere of "Little Queenie", plus "Be True," "Take 'Em As They Come," "Janey Don't You Lose Heart," "She's the One"... Quite a setlist for the last show before the big 5-0 (Springsteen's birthday is 9/23).
Setlist: Little Queenie/Take 'Em As They Come/The Promised Land/Two Hearts/Prove It All Night/Be True/Factory/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Janey Don't You Lose Heart/She's the One/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Meeting Across the River/Jungleland/Light of Day (with You Can't Sit Down)
First Encore: Cadillac Ranch/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

September 20 / Philadelphia
Notes: Includes "Candy's Room" opener, "Something in the Night," and "Back in Your Arms"!
Setlist: Candy's Room/Adam Raised a Cain/The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darlington County/Something in the Night/Mansion on the Hill/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Back in Your Arms/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

September 15 / Philadelphia
Notes: Soundcheck for the second night in Philly included "I'm a Rocker" and "Living Proof," though neither turned up in the actual set.
Setlist: Dancing in the Street (intro)/Don't Look Back/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Trapped/Rendezvous/Darlington County/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Meeting Across the River/Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

September 13 / Philadelphia
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/Darlington County/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Where the Bands Are/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Racing in the Street/Light of Day
First Encore: Backstreets/Born to Run
Second Encore: Ramrod/Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

September 9 / Detroit, MI
Notes: The second of the two rescheduled shows, with part of the "Detroit Medley" turning up in "Light of Day"! Plus eight other songs not played the night before.
Setlist: Dancing in the Street (intro)/Don't Look Back/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts /Trapped/Darlington County/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Where the Bands Are/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Racing in the Street/Light of Day (includes some Detroit Medley)
First Encore: Backstreets/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Ramrod

September 8 / Detroit, MI
Notes: The first of two Detroit shows, rescheduled from August 16.BR> Setlist: The Ties that Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts /Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Promised Land/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Hungry Heart/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

September 3 / Washington, D.C.
Notes: Closing night includes a throng of special guests during the six-song second encore: Bruce Hornsby, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter, as well as Bruce's cousin Frankie at the very end. Played for his two favorite redheads, thanks to Raitt's presence, "Red Headed Woman" was performed in full; other treats included "For You" and a show-closing "Ramrod."
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/The Promised Land/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/For You/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Hungry Heart/Red Headed Woman/Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Ramrod

September 1 / Washington, D.C.
Setlist: Adam Raised a Cain/The Promised Land/Two Hearts/Prove It All Night/Trapped/Darlington County/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Hungry Heart/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

August 31 / Washington, D.C.
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Adam Raised a Cain/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Darlington County/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

August 27 / Boston, MA
Notes: From the "Candy's Room" opener, this was clearly going to be an intense show and was probably the best of the Boston stand. Closing night festivities also included special guest Peter Wolf during the five-song second encore on "Raise Your Hand."
Setlist: Candy's Room/The Ties That Bind/Adam Raised a Cain/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Rendezvous/Darlington County/Mansion on the Hill/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/Spirit in the Night/The Ghost of Tom Joad/New York City Serenade/Light of Day
First Encore: Jungleland/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Raise Your Hand (w/ Peter Wolf)/Bobby Jean/Land of Hope and Dreams

August 26 / Boston, MA
Notes: The second-to-last show of the stand again proves to be outstanding, at three hours, with eight encores. And loose! Like the band cracking up through a hilarious (!) "If I Should Fall Behind," Bruce then calling out "Follow me, boys!" before diving into a spontaneous "Ramrod. If that's what comes from a mistake or two, bring on the mistakes. Oh, plus we got "For You," "Stand on It," "Racing in the Street," and "Backstreets" to open.
Setlist: Backstreets/The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/The Promised Land/Factory/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out (w/ "My Girl")/For You/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Racing in the Street/Light of Day
First Encore: Stand on It/Hungry Heart/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Ramrod/Land of Hope and Dreams

August 24 / Boston, MA
Notes: "Are you ready to rumble!"-- with that, the show opened with "Don't Look Back," and also included "Independence Day," "Sherry Darling," the acoustic "Born in the U.S.A.," and "Ramrod."
Setlist: Don't Look Back/The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Mansion on the Hill/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Sherry Darling/Working On the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Born in the U.S.A./Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

August 22 / Boston, MA
Notes: Nine songs not played the night before, including "Adam" as the opener, "Trapped," "Loose Ends," and "Streets of Philadelphia," played for the National AIDS Brigade.
Setlist: Adam Raised a Cain/The Promised Land/Two Hearts/Prove It All Night/Trapped/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Loose Ends/Working On the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Streets of Philadelphia/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Hungry Heart/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

August 21 / Boston, MA
Notes: A solid "model A" show for opening night in Boston, using "Ties That Bind" as the opener and including "Meeting Across the River" before "Jungleland."
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness/Darlington County/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Where the Bands Are/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Meeting Across the River/Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Freehold/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

August 12 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: The closing show of the Jersey stand included two tour premieres--"Jersey Girl" opened the show and "Rosalita" closed. This was also an evening of special guests: Soozie Tyrell guested on "Factory"; Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Melissa Etheridge, and Ali Weinberg joined in on "Hungry Heart."
Setlist: Jersey Girl/ The Ties That Bind/ Prove It All Night/ Two Hearts/ Darkness/ Factory/ Point Blank/ Youngstown/ Murder Inc./ Badlands/ Out In the Street/ Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/ Where the Bands Are/ Working On the Highway/ The Ghost of Tom Joad/ Meeting Across the River/ Jungleland/ Light of Day
First Encore: Hungry Heart/ Born To Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/ If I Should Fall Behind/ Land Of Hope and Dreams/ Rosalita

August 11 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: Bruce and company mixed the 25 song setlist up nicely for the second to last night on the Jersey stand. Three tour premiers included opener "Night," "New York City Serenade," and closer "Sandy." The rarely played "Trapped," "Downbound Train," "She's the One," "Independence Day" and "Freehold" were also included.
Night/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/The Promised Land/Trapped/Downbound Train/Mansion On the Hill/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder, Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working On the Highway/She's the One/The Ghost of Tom Joad/New York City Serenade/Light of Day
First Encore: Freehold/Bobby Jean/Born To Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Sandy

AUGUST 9 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: This evening's debut was "Frankie", played magnificently "for the afficionados." Bruce and the band also pulled out the rarely heard "Spirit in the Night."
Setlist: Darkness on the Edge of Town/The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darlington County/Mansion On the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out In the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Frankie/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Spirit In the Night/Bobby Jean/Born To Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

AUGUST 7 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: Yet another two tour debuts, including opener "Don't Look Back" and "Janey, Don't You Lose Heart."
Setlist: Don't Look Back/The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Something In the Night/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out In the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Janey, Don't You Lose Heart/Working On the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Meeting Across the River/Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Bobby Jean/Born To Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

AUGUST 6 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: Two Tour debuts, including opener "Adam Raised A Cain" and "Be True." For the first time on this tour, "Land of Hope and Dreams" was swapped instead of being the predictable closer; "Thunder Road" was the last song instead.
Setlist: Adam Raised A Cain/The Promised Land/Two Hearts/Prove It All Night/Be True/Mansion On the Hill/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out In the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Sherry Darling/Working On the Highway/The Ghost Of Tom Joad/Racing In the Street/Light of Day
First Encore: Cadillac Ranch/Bobby Jean/Born To Run
Second Encore: If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams/Thunder Road

AUGUST 4 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: The sets are still a bit shorter than a few months ago--this one at 23 songs--but the set keeps a-changin' nicely. To kick off the show: the tour debut of "No Surrender," featuring the full E Street Band. Two more tour debuts, "For You," and "Back in Your Arms Again"! Bruce even spoke a bit before the latter, telling about a missed opportunity. Plus "Ramrod" for the second time.
Setlist: No Surrender/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Darlington County/Factory/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/For You/Working on the Highway/Back in Your Arms Again/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

AUGUST 2 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: The show opened with the rare "Take 'Em As They Come," and featured a particularly outstanding "Tenth Avenue Freeze-out" -- complete with brand-new rap and the incorporation of "Take Me to the River." Plus "Meeting Across the River," and the tour premiere of "Something in the Night".
Setlist: Take 'Em As They Come/The Promised Land/Two Hearts/Prove It All Night/Something in the Night/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/Meeting Across the River/Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: This Hard Land/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

AUGUST 1 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: When the show opens with "Backstreets," you know you're in for quite a ride. Especially when it's followed by "The Ties That Bind." Just a couple other highlights included the live premiere of "Trouble River" and the tour premiere of "Ramrod," at Max Weinberg's request.
Setlist: Backstreets/The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Trapped/Mansion on the Hill/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Darlington County/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Trouble River/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Racing in the Street/Light of Day
First Encore: Ramrod/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

JULY 29 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: Patti's birthday brings a few treats for the crowd, including a full "Red Headed Woman" and the first "Give the Girl a Kiss" on the tour proper (though it was played at the warm-up in Asbury). Bobby Bandiera guested on "Hungry Heart." But the biggest surprise of the night was the opener, the tour premiere of "The Ties That Bind."
Setlist: The Ties That Bind/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Darlington County/Rendezvous/Factory/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out (includes Fire)/Red Headed Woman/Give the Girl a Kiss/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Freehold/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

JULY 27 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: One thing about these rare back-to-back shows, Bruce does mix things up. Nine songs that weren't played the night before, including the tour premiere of "Candy's Room" and the return of "Because the Night." "Freehold" is left out for the first time at these Jersey shows. Also, the power onstage went out during "Light of Day." Divine intervention? Your call.
Setlist: I Wanna Be With You/The Promised Land/Two Hearts/Darlington County/Candy's Room/Factory/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Ave Freeze-out/Where the Bands Are/Because the Night/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Bobby Jean/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

JULY 26 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: "Point Blank" stays in the set, and "Racing in the Street" is back!
Setlist: My Love Will Not Let You Down/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Darlington County/Mansion on the Hill/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Working on the Highway/She's the One/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Racing in the Street/Light of Day
First Encore: Freehold/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

JULY 24 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: A top-notch show, with the tour premiere of an outstanding "Point Blank."
Setlist: I Wanna Be With You/The Promised Land/Two Hearts/Atlantic City/Darlington County/Factory/Point Blank/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/You Can Look/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Jungleland /Light of Day
First Encore: Freehold/Hungry Heart/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind /Land of Hope and Dreams

JULY 20 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: The reemergence of "Independence Day" and "Spirit" for the first time since Barcelona.
Setlist: My Love Will Not Let You Down/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Spirit in the Night/Rendezvous/Mansion on the Hill/Independence Day/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Loose Ends/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Freehold/Hungry Heart/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

JULY 18 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: "Land of Hope and Dreams" is dedicated to the Kennedy and Bessette families.
Setlist: I Wanna Be With You/Prove It All Night/Two Hearts/Trapped/Darlington County/Factory/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Loose Ends/Sherry Darling/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Jungleland/Light of Day
First Encore: Freehold/Stand on It/Hungry Heart/Bobby Jean/Born to Run
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams

JULY 15 / East Rutherford, NJ
Notes: Opening night! Bruce and the band played a 26 song show to an ecstatic audience, including the tour premiere of "Freehold" in a five-song first encore.
Setlist: My Love Will Not Let You Down/The Promised Land/Two Hearts/Darkness on the Edge of Town/Darlington County/Mansion on the Hill/The River/Youngstown/Murder Inc./Badlands/Out in the Street/Tenth Avenue Freeze-out/Where the Bands Are/Working on the Highway/The Ghost of Tom Joad/Streets of Philadelphia/Backstreets/Light of Day
First Encore: Freehold/Stand on It/Hungry Heart/Born to Run/Bobby Jean
Second Encore: Thunder Road/If I Should Fall Behind/Land of Hope and Dreams



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