Bruce Springsteen 2012-08-26 – Magnetic Hill Music Festival

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Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – August 26, 2012 – Magnetic Hill Music Festival, Magnetic Hill, Moncton, NB

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s Wrecking Ball 2012 tour hits Magnetic Hill Music Festival, Magnetic Hill, Moncton, NB. August 26, 2012.

Also featuring Trews and Tom Cochrane & Red Rider.


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This blog post gathers all the Bruce Springsteen & E Street band concert info from this show. Including Set list details, reviews, press, photos, videos and more!

Feel free to contact me and send any missing info: links to your reviews, photos etc. Thanks!

These concert specials gets updated every now and then.

2012 concert special list can be found here with update info.



Setlist & Videos:





1. No Surrender (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4 with dubbed audio)
2. Workin’ On The Highway (Video #1)
3. Hungry Heart (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3 clip)
4. We Take Care of Our Own
5. Wrecking Ball
6. Death To My Hometown (Video #1 distorted)
7. My City Of Ruins (Video #1 intro)
8. Spirit In The Night (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 clip)
9. Pay Me My Money Down (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3 great!)
10. Jack Of All Trades
11. Because The Night (Video #1) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3)
12. Lonesome Day
13. Darlington County (Video #1) (Video #2 intro)
14. Shackled & Drawn (Video #1) (Video #2)
15. Waitin’ On a Sunny Day (Video #1 clip) (Video #2) (Video #3 short clip)
16. The Promised Land (Video #1) (Video #2)
17. If I Should Fall Behind (solo piano)
18. The River (Video #1 nice) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4) (Video #5)
19. The Rising (Video #1) (Video #2)
20. Badlands (Video #1)


21. Thunder Road (Video #1 clip) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4) (Video #5 with dubbed audio)
22. Born To Run (Video #1)
23. Glory Days (Video #1 + DITD) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4 clip)
24. Dancing In the Dark (Video #1 clip) (Video #2)
25. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (Video #1) (Video #2)
26. Twist & Shout (with Red Rider) (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3) (Video #4 close up clip)

27 video from the gig (various clips) – youtube


– Setlist (7:38 – 10:40pm Atlantic time)
– “Death To My Hometown” – Bruce tells funny story about reading the sign Magnetic Hill and proceeds to tell the crowd that he grew up near a place called Gravity Hill, where he used to drive his 1960 Chevrolet Corvette.
– “Spirit In The Night” – Bruce forgets Lyrics and jokes about it.
– “After Spirit in The Night”: Bruce goes into the crowd to collect signs for “stump the band”
– “Because the Night” – Nils plays great extended guitar solo)
– “Before Darlington County” – Bruce grabs “I LUV Suzie and Darlington County” sign from crowd
– “Darlington County” with Honkey Tonk Women intro
– “Shackled and Drawn” with Bruce and crowd singing Huh, Yeah intro
– Waitin’ on a Sunny Day – Bruce gets Stevie down on lower level for intro.
– Before If I Should Fall Behind” – Tom Culler of Danbury, Conn. hands bruce a sign. He’s seen 270 shows and wished Bruce to play “If I should fall behind” for his girlfriend Ingrid in Boston.
– “After Badlands” – Bruce food bank speech and tells crowd that Moncton is “our favorite new place”.
– “Dancing in the Dark” (10:12pm) -Woman in the crowd with a sign that reads “I came from Peru to dance with you” got up to dance with Bruce. Bruce then asks “how about someone from Moncton” then grabbed another woman to dance on stage
– (VIDEO) Bruce playing dead on stage to get the crowd going and stevie pours water on him (soaking him) to revive him. Bruce then has second wind.
– “Twist & Shout” with The Trews and Tom Cochrane/Red Rider

Thanks Doug for the notes!


Trip to Moncton to see Bruce Springsteen (inc. clips from concert) (Youtube)


Brucebase entry: 2012-08-26 – MAGNETIC HILL, MONCTON, NB (Magnetic Hill Music Festival)

Bootleg, DVD and other recording info:
More info about Bruce Springsteen bootlegs on SPL: Wrecking Ball US Tour Audio Recordings
Video status: See SPL’s 2012 Wrecking Ball Tour – DVD Bootleg List


Pre-show press and other details:

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Photos by Doug Cochrane

 Magnetic Hill makes way for The Boss –

 Traffic plan for Springsteen concert in place –

Moncton entrepreneurs making bucks on Boss show –

Jamie Vautour, Disabled Bruce Springsteen Fan, Gets Help To See The Boss –

‘The Boss’ concert preps underway at Magnetic Hill –


In pictures: Bruce Springsteen rocks it out at Magnetic Hill –

Reviews & Other:

Bruce Springsteen still knows how to rock –

The Boss: Pure rock poetry come to life –

Springsteen Delivers –

Springsteen concert draws roughly 25,000 fans –

30,000 Springsteen fans flock to Magnetic Hill –

The Trewest News About The Newest Trew –

Rockin’ Bob’s Springsteen review (AUDIO) –

Notes from Moncton –

Review: Bruce Springsteen 2012-08-26 Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada –

Bruce Springsteen Fan Discussion/Forums:

The Official Moncton August 26th O’CanadaSetListVision thread – Greasylake
aug.26 Magnetic Hill Set List Thread – SPL Messages
Official MONCTON Set List Thread  – Backstreets (BTX)

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