Bruce Springsteen 2012-08-29 Vernon Downs Raceway, Vernon, NY

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – August 29, 2012 – Vernon Downs Raceway, Vernon, NY

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s Wrecking Ball 2012 tour hits Vernon Downs Raceway, Vernon, NY, NB. August 29, 2012.

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.



ticket photo from: facebook.com/USOFortDrum

Setlist & Videos:



Human Touch
We Take Care of Our Own (tease)
Hand Jive (Tease)

Thanks KW for the sound check info!


1. Out In the Street (Video #1) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3)
2. It’s Hard to Be a Saint In the City (Video #1 clip)
3. Hungry Heart (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 clip)
4. STAND ON IT* (Video #1) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3)
5. I’m a Rocker (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4) (Video #5)
6. We Take Care Of Our Own
7. Wrecking Ball (Video #1 clip)
8. Death To My Hometown (Video #1)
9. Darkness On The Edge of Town
10. My City Of Ruins (Video #1) (Video #2)
11. The E Street Shuffle
12. Frankie (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3)
13. Open All Night (Video #1)
14. Jack of All Trades
16. Prove It All Night (78 Intro) (Video #1 clip) (Video #2)
17. Darlington County
18. Working On the Highway (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3)
19. Shackled & Drawn
20. Waitin’ on a Sunny Day (Video #1 short clip) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3 clip)
21. Backstreets (Video #1)
22. Badlands
23. Land of Hope and Dreams (Video #1)


24. Thunder Road (Video #1) (Video #2)
25. Born To Run (Video #1) (Video #2)
26. Rosalita (Video #1) (Video #2 short clip) (Video #3 clip)
27. Dancing In The Dark (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 clip)
28. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (Video #1)
29. Quarter To Three
30. Twist and Shout

Tour premiere*


– “Human Touch” was the first song performed from the “Human Touch” album on the Wrecking Ball tour.



Brucebase entry: 2012-08-29 – VERNON DOWNS RACEWAY, VERNON, NY

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:

Vernon Downs CEO Jeff Gural donates 2,000 tickets to Bruce Springsteen show to the USO – blog.syracuse.com

From the Aud, to Vernon, to Italy, it’s Bruce, Bruce, Bruce – uticaod.com

Springsteen, Woods to be in CNY Wednesday – 9wsyr.com

Heavy traffic expected Wednesday in Vernon, Verona for Turning Stone golf tournament and Bruce Springsteen concert – oneidadispatch.com

With Springsteen concert, will Vernon return to glory days? – uticaod.com

Reviews & Other:

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band bring joy to Vernon Downs – blog.syracuse.com

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Rock Vernon Downs – wktv.com

Bruce Springsteen plays concert at Vernon Downs – cnycentral.com

Wrecking Ball Tour Notes: Vernon, NY from Holly Cara Price – brucespringsteen.net

Review: Springsteen brings the rock to Vernon Downs – pressconnects.com

Bruce Springsteen provides a ‘Sunny Day’ memory to last a lifetime for 8-year-old Pulaski fan – blog.syracuse.com

Charles Landau shares his Notes From Vernon – brucespringsteen.net

Dancer in the dark says she’s blessed Springsteen brought her on stage – syracuse.com


GALLERY: Bruce Springsteen at Vernon Downs – uticaod.com

Bruce Springsteen Fan Discussion/Forums:

The Official Vernon Downs Aug 29th SetListVision thread– Greasylake
29 Aug, 2012 Vernon, NY setlist thread (well someone’s going) – SPL Messages
Official VERNON DOWNS Set List Thread  – Backstreets (BTX)

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