Bruce Springsteen NCAA March Madness Music Festival special

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – 2014-04-06

NCAA March Madness Music Festival

Old reunion Arena Site, Dallas, TX (Free concert)

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band kicks off their High Hopes US Tour at the Old Reunion Arena Site in Dallas, TX. This is the first US tour date since the 2012 Wrecking Ball tour. Best of all this concert gets an online stream. There’s no info will the US tour dates also get official live (audio) downloads.

“This free, three-day outdoor music festival at Reunion Park in downtown Dallas is filled with live music, food and fun.”

Poster source: consequenceofsound.net


You can watch the concert live on Youtube:

The Wind and The Wave (2:15-3 p.m. CT)
Pat Green (3:30-4:30 p.m. CT)
fun. (5:15-6:30 p.m. CT)
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (7:15-10:15 p.m. CT)

Brucetapes fan blog provides you all the concert details from this show. Concert details including setlist, videos, reviews, articles, photos and more! I will try and share everything I can find, but if I’m missing anything. Feel free to contact me.

Concert setlist doesn’t get updated in real-time. If you wish to follow setlist in “real-time”, see the discussion/fan forums list at the bottom of this blog post. You’ll get to chat with other fans too.


No info.


Full show:

1. JUMP (Van Halen cover) (Video #1 pro-shot) (Video #2 pro-shot) (Video #3 pro-shot) (Video #4 pro-shot)
2. Badlands (Video #1 nice)
3. Death to My Hometown (Video #1 short clip) (Video #2 pro-shot) (Video #3 pro-shot)
4. Cover Me (Video #1 pro-shot) (Video #2 pro-shot + No Surrender)
5. No Surrender (Video #1) (Video #2 pro-shot)
6. Hungry Heart (Video #1) (Video #2 clip) (Video #3 pro-shot)
7. High Hopes (Video #1 pro-shot) (Video #2 pro-shot)
8. Spirit in the Night (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 pro-shot)
9. Wrecking Ball (Video #1 pro-shot) (Video #2 nice) (Video #3 pro-shot)
10. The River (Video #1 pro-shot) (Video #2 pro-shot) (Video #3 pro-shot)
11. Atlantic City (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 pro-shot) (Video #3 pro-shot + Johnny 99) (Video #4 pro-shot)
12. Johnny 99 (Video #1 pro-shot)
13. Darlington County (Video #1 clip) (Video #2) (Video #3 pro-shot)
14. Working on the Highway (Video #1 pro-shot)
15. Shackled and Drawn (Video #1 pro-shot) (Video #2 pro-shot)
16. Waiting on a Sunny Day (Video #1) (Video #2 pro-shot)
17. The Ghost of Tom Joad (Video #1) (Video #2 pro-shot) (Video #3 pro-shot)
18. The Rising (Video #1) (Video #2 pro-shot)
19. Land of Hope and Dreams (Video #1) (Video #2 pro-shot)


20. Born To Run (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3 pro-shot)
21. Glory Days (Video #1) (Video #2 pro-shot)
22. Dancing in the Dark (Video #1 pro-shot)
23. Tenth Avenue Freeze Out (Video #1 pro-shot) (Video #2 pro-shot)
24. Shout (Video #1 clip) (Video #2 clip)

Encore #2:

25. Thunder Road (Acoustic duet with Patti) (Video #1) (Video #2 pro-shot)



– Free concert
– First US tour date since 2012 Wrecking Ball tour.
– Brucebase entry for this concert: 2014-04-06 – OLD REUNION ARENA SITE, DALLAS, TX

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 busy, while waiting the concert to begin (or the setlist threads on fan forums).

Final Four Dallas Concerts Feature Springsteen – abcnews.go.com

On the Scene: Former E Street Band drummer Vini Lopez – newjersey.news12.com

Bruce Springsteen, Trevor Phillips and when a cluster becomes a ghetto – theguardian.com

Bruce Springsteen’s tribute to KACF 2014 honoree Jon Kilik – youtube.com

Nils Lofgren Recalls Touring With Bruce, Writing With Lou Reed – rollingstone.com

Vini ‘Mad Dog’ Lopez ready to chill in Rock Hall – app.com

Radio.com Minimation: Bruce Springsteen on Meeting E Street’s Garry Tallent – radio.com

Jake Clemons on ‘Embracing Light,’ the Big Man and E Street influences – blogs.wickedlocal.com

Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS – latimes.com

The E Street Band gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday – northjersey.com

Will This Dallas Writer’s Springsteen Dreams Come True Onstage At NCAA Music Festival? – keranews.org

A Musical Mr. Fixit for the Soul – ‘Bruce Springsteen’s High Hopes,’ on HBO – nytimes.com

A Look At Bruce Springsteen Tickets For Several Stops On The High Hopes Tour – popdust.com

Review: Springsteen documentary ‘High Hopes’ premieres on HBO – digitaljournal.com

Ernest ‘Boom’ Carter is forever ‘Born to Run’ – app.com

Sam Moore Taught Bruce Springsteen One Invaluable Lesson About Performing Live – wcbsfm.cbslocal.com

Some other related blog posts you might find useful:

How to download YouTube videos – Easy tutorial how to download them youtube videos using free software.

How to upload videos to Youtube and name them properly (user-friendly way) – Please read while uploading videos to YouTube, thanks! Naming videos properly helps fans to find videos from the concerts they went more easily… Your videos more likely to get more vievers too. 🙂

Bruce Springsteen Books 2013-2014 – Latest and upcoming Bruce Springsteen books.

Reviews & Other:

Springsteen Rocks Rain-Soaked Crowd In Dallas – cbslocal.com

Blog: Fans flock to Dallas for free Springsteen concert – wfaa.com

Bruce Springsteen brings the spirit to Dallas; Barkley tells fans ‘Y’all are [expletive] awesome’ – dallasnews.com

Hoping for Best Springsteen Show Ever? You were in luck, Dallas – dallasnews.com

Bruce Springsteen Launches U.S. ‘High Hopes’ Tour With NCAA Blowout – rollingstone.com

To soggy fans, March Madness music fest was worth it — even a 1,700-mile drive
– dallasnews.com

The Boss Invades Dallas: Bruce Springsteen Sings His Hits — And Bodysurfs – keranews.org

Springsteen Triumphantly Closes March Madness Music Fest – frontrow.dmagazine.com

Rain can’t stop ‘The Boss’ at free Dallas concert – wfaa.com

The Final Four in Dallas: Come for the basketball, stay for the Boss – reviewjournal.com

Bruce Springsteen Put On a Killer Show Last Night – blogs.dallasobserver.com

Concert photos:

Bruce Springsteen brings the spirit to Dallas; Barkley tells fans ‘Y’all are [expletive] awesome’ – dallasnews.com

Download this concert:

No need for torrent links and bootlegs. You can buy live concerts from the Official Bruce Springsteen store. Recordings will be available for purchase 2-4 Days after the show.

PS. US Tour is not confirmed! We’ll have to wait and see.

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Bruce Springsteen discussion boards/forums for fans:

The Official Dallas April 6th FreeSetListVision thread – Greasylake

Back in the USA – 2014-04-06 – OLD REUNION ARENA SITE, DALLAS, TX Setlist Thread – SPL Messages

The OFFICIAL Dallas Setlist Thread – Backstreets (BTX)

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