Bruce Springsteen 2012-09-19 Metlife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – September 19, 2012 – Metlife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s Wrecking Ball 2012 tour hits Metlife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ. September 19, 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!

2012 concert special list can be found here with update info. Concert specials gets updated every now and then.




Setlist & Videos:



Easy Money
Human Touch
Mansion On The Hill
The E Street Shuffle
Shackled And Drawn
We Take Care Of Our Own

Pre-Concert solo acoustic set:

Growin’ Up (Video #1) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3 clip) (Video #4)
For You (Video #1) (Video #2)


1. Shackled & Drawn (Video #1) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3)
2. Prove It All Night (’78 Intro) (Video #1) (Video #2)
3. The Ties That Bind (Video #1 short clip) (Video #2) (Video #3 clip)
4. Hungry Heart (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3) (Video #4)
5. We Take Care of Our Own
6. Wrecking Ball (Video #1 clip poor sound) (Video #2) (Video #3)
7. Death To My Hometown
8. My City Of Ruins (Video #1) (Video #2 clip)
9. Spirit In the Night (Video #1) (Video #2 clip)
10. E Street Shuffle (with Vini Lopez) (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4 superb) (Video #5 superb)
11. Jack Of All Trades
12. Human Touch (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3)
13. Johnny 99 (Video #1) (Video #2 clip)
14. Darlington County (Video #1 distorted clip)
15. Working On the Highway (Video #1) (Video #2)
16. Easy Money
17. The Promised Land (Video #1) (Video #2 clip)
18. Waitin’ On a Sunny Day (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3 clip)
19. MANSION ON THE HILL* (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3 superb) (Video #4 nice)
20. Racing In The Streets (Video #1 clip)
21. The Rising (Video #1 clip poor sound) (Video #2 clip)
22. Badlands (Video #1) (Video #2)
23. Land of Hope & Dreams (Video #1 superb)


24. We Are Alive (Video #1)
25. Thunder Road (Video #1) (Video #2)
26. Born To Run (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 poor sound) (Video #3)
27. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (Video #1 distorted)
28. Dancing In the Dark (Video #1 short clip)
29. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (Video #1 distorted) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4)
30. Twist & Shout (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 distorted) (Video #3)

*Tour Premiere


– “10th Avenue Freeze-Out” and “Twist & Shout” with Vini Lopez on Tambourine



Listen the whole show (audio) – Youtube
Brucebase entry: 2012-09-19 – METLIFE STADIUM, EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ

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 stuff to read before the concert:

Bruce Springsteen brings strong work ethic to the area for three concerts this week – northjersey.com

MetLife Stadium issues advisory to fans attending Springsteen concerts – nj.com

Bruce Springsteen: Ten Reasons Why He’s Really “The Boss” – bestshowticketslasvegas.com

It’s a Jersey Thing! – redoakroad.com

Roy Bittan interview: spotlight on key member of the E Street Band – nj.com

Bruce Springsteen at MetLife Stadium: Fans’ dream setlist – nj.com

Springsteen at Metlife Stadium Preview – stayhardstayhungry.wordpress.com

Springsteen pianist Roy Bittan has renewed commitment to touring – dailyrecord.com

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band at MetLife Tonight, Friday and Saturday Night [LIST] – nj1015.com

Anticipation high as fans await start of Springsteen concert at MetLife Stadium – app.com

Flashback, September 1982: Springsteen’s ‘Nebraska’ Released – boatagainstthecurrent.blogspot.com

Reviews & Other:

Bruce Springsteen plays MetLife Stadium for the first time and rocks the house, despite some empty seats. – app.com

Provin’ it again – nypost.com

What went wrong tonight (review of Met Life 1) – Backstreets forum

VIDEO: Rock legend Bruce Springsteen crowd surfs aged 62 – bbc.co.uk

Review: Springsteen comes home and brings down the new house – northjersey.com

Bruce Springsteen at MetLife Stadium- a Set List & Video – bookchickdi.blogspot.com

An emotional Bruce Springsteen shakes hands with MetLife Stadium – nj.com

Bruce Springsteen live in New Jersey – virgin.com

Land of Hope and Dreams: Down the Road With Bruce Springsteen in 2012 – huffingtonpost.com

The Boss Christens Metlife Stadium with Ghosts on Wrecking Ball Tour – examiner.com

Springsteen performance at MetLife Stadium easily one of his more memorable ones – examiner.comexaminer.com lehighvalleylive.com

Springsteen plays a power-surged farewell to summer – app.com

Bruce Springsteen sends off summer with a power-surged set – mycentraljersey.com

Notes from the road: Night 1 in East Rutherford, NJ – brucespringsteen.net

Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band At Metlife Stadium, Wednesday, September 19th, 2012, Reviewed – rocknycliveandrecorded.com


Bruce Springsteen plays MetLife Stadium – dailyrecord.com

Bruce Springsteen Fan Discussion/Forums:

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