New from the Springsteen archive: May 18th, 1997 – Nice, FR – Palais Des Congrès Acropolis

A year and a half later, the newest instalment in Springsteen's Live Archive Series follows on fittingly from it's two previous tour releases. In the first Springsteen concert release from 1997, the dust of celebratory atmosphere we can hear in the Freehold and Asbury Park homecomings has settled, and for Springsteen it's back to business … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: May 18th, 1997 – Nice, FR – Palais Des Congrès Acropolis

Previously from the Springsteen archive: March 19th, 1996 – Belfast, UK – King’s Hall

Looking back at the last fifteen years, the thought of Bruce Springsteen playing alone is nothing shocking. In fact, for many fans the idea of solo Springsteen brings about visions of recent creative diversions from the E Street norm, from the rarity filled Devils & Dust Tour and monumental boogaloo down Broadway, to the acclaimed … Continue reading Previously from the Springsteen archive: March 19th, 1996 – Belfast, UK – King’s Hall

New from the Springsteen archive: June 25th, 2005 – Stockholm, SE – Hovet

Delayed a week in respect of current events and demonstrations taking place across the world, the Archive Series / Live Downloads project has returned and Nugs have decided not to further alter their schedule (after last month's last gasp New Jersey '81 release), and another Reunion Tour show featuring the likes of "American Skin" and … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: June 25th, 2005 – Stockholm, SE – Hovet

Previously from the Springsteen archive: July 31st, 2005 – Columbus, OH – Schottenstein Center

As the Archive Series grows with each passing month, it's likely certain shows will be forgotten about, particularly those released in the early days of the project five to six years ago. Columbus '05, despite its reputation prior to being officially released as a fantastic audience recording during the Devils & Dust Tour, is surprisingly … Continue reading Previously from the Springsteen archive: July 31st, 2005 – Columbus, OH – Schottenstein Center

Previously from the Springsteen archive: November 16th & 17th, 1990 – Los Angeles, CA – The Christic Shows – Shrine Auditorium

One year on from firing The E Street Band, Bruce Springsteen returned to the stage for a concert benefitting the Christic Institute, and despite his unconfident demeanour and admittedly being a little rusty, he didn't half put on two shows for the ages. His MTV (Un)Plugged outing in 1992 may have been a missed opportunity … Continue reading Previously from the Springsteen archive: November 16th & 17th, 1990 – Los Angeles, CA – The Christic Shows – Shrine Auditorium

New from the Springsteen archive: November 24th, 1996 – Asbury Park, NJ – Paramount Theatre

It's an exciting time in the world of Springsteen. In the space of just three weeks fans have had the opportunity to download the October 23rd, 1999 Los Angeles show, watch Western Stars in cinemas across the world, and if just watching wasn't enough, they've been able to listen to the official soundtrack album to fill … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: November 24th, 1996 – Asbury Park, NJ – Paramount Theatre

New from the Springsteen archive: November 22nd, 2005 – Trenton, NJ – Sovereign Bank Arena

The final show from the Devils and Dust Tour gives fans a chance to experience Springsteen at his most random and spontaneous best. With a plethora of songs that could easily be a diehard fan's compilation of a dream setlist, there's a lot to like in this one, though there's also a few moments that be worth … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: November 22nd, 2005 – Trenton, NJ – Sovereign Bank Arena

New from the Springsteen archive: November 8th, 1996 – Freehold, NJ – St. Rose of Lima School

Somewhat fittingly, considering Bruce’s current endeavours on Broadway, the Springsteen archives has offered us another intimately themed show with their latest release, from November 8th 1996, a year where Bruce was on his Ghost of Tom Joad tour. Alongside the seven album tracks performed, this show adds an additional personal theme to the usual narrative in … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: November 8th, 1996 – Freehold, NJ – St. Rose of Lima School

New from the Springsteen archive: August 3rd, 2005 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena

The latest release from the Springsteen archive has taken just about every single fan by surprise. Another month where fans expected a release from The Rising Tour or a Springsteen tour yet to be represented, another month where they've been swerved with an unexpected gem. This month’s release is the perfect reminder that with Springsteen, … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: August 3rd, 2005 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena