Bruce Springsteen 2012-10-25 XL Center, Hartford, CT

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band – October 25, 2012 – XL Center, Hartford, CT



It’s the last leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour. Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band hits the XL Center in Hartford, CT. October 25, 2012.

Wrecking Ball Tour blog gathers all the possible info from this concert. Details including: set list, videos, reviews, articles, photos, and other info.

Setlist doesn’t get updated in real-time. See the discussion/fan forums list at the bottom for the setlist following!

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


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



Setlist & Videos:



Radio Nowhere
Held Up Without A Gun
Gotta Get That Feeling


1. HELD UP WITHOUT A GUN* (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3 + Radio Nowhere)
2. Radio Nowhere (Video #1) (Video #2)
3. Jackson Cage (Video #1) (Video #2)
4. Hungry Heart (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3)
5. We Take Care Of Our Own (Video #1)
6. Wrecking Ball (Video #1) (Video #2)
7. Death To My Hometown (Video #1)
8. My City Of Ruins (Video #1 clip)
9. Spirit in the Night (Video #1) (Video #2)
10. PINK CADILLAC* (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4 clip)
11. Incident on 57th Street (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4) (Video #5)
12. Point Blank (Video #1 clip) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4)
13. Because The Night (Video #1) (Video #2 clip)
14. You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)
15. Out In The Street (Video #1)
16. Shackled & Drawn (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 distorted)
17. Waitin’ On a Sunny Day (Video #1 clip) (Video #2)
18. For You (Solo Piano) (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3) (Video #4) (Video #5) (Video #6)
19. The Rising
20. Badlands (Video #1 clip)
21. Land Of Hope & Dreams (Video #1)


22. Kitty’s Back (Video #1) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3 clip) (Video #4)
23. Born To Run (Video #1 clip) (Video #2)
24. Bobby Jean
25. Dancing In The Dark (Video #1)
26. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (Video #1 clip) (Video #2) (Video #3 clip)

*Tour Premiere




Brucebase entry: 2012-10-25 – XL CENTER, HARTFORD, CT



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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:

Collection of interesting (and recent) blog posts and articles. Not all are related to the upcoming concert. Keeping you entertained, while waiting the concert to begin (or the setlist threads on fan forums).

Bruce Springsteen Timeline – Rollingstone.com

Springsteen Keyboardist Roy Bittan Leaves Politics To The Boss – articles.courant.com

Fanning The Fame: Diehard Fans Never Tire Of The Boss – articles.courant.com

David Gahr’s Photographs Of Lennon, Springsteen And Other Music Icons At The Morrison Hotel Gallery – huffingtonpost.com

Welcome to The Concert Photo Of The Day for 10/25/12 – amsaddler.com


Reviews & Other:

Bruce Springsteen rocks XL Center in Hartford – masslive.com

It’s always special when Springsteen rocks Hartford – examiner.com

Springsteen in Hartford – scenicroot.blogspot.com

Concert: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band in Hartford, CT – soundspike.com

Bruce Springsteen Blazes A Trail Through Hartford’s XL Center – courantblogs.com



Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band rocks Hartford’s XL Center – photos.masslive.com

Bruce Springsteen Fan Discussion/Forums:

The Official Hartford Oct 25th SetListVision thread – Greasylake
25 Oct, 2012 Hartford, CT setlist thread (yes really) – SPL Messages
Official Hartford thread  – Backstreets (BTX)

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