FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND PERFORM ON ‘TODAY’ IN A RARE LIVE TELEVISION APPEARANCE
Springsteen Makes History on Rockefeller Plaza, Friday, September 28
NEW YORK – Thursday, August 30, 2007 – – For the first time in history, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform live on NBC News’ «Today’s» famed Rockefeller Plaza, Friday, September 28, 2007. This marks Springsteen’
s second live performance on «Today.» In July 2002, Springsteen and the E Street Band made their first appearance on a major television network morning show, performing in Asbury Park, NJ.
In their live concert on the Plaza, Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform songs from their October 2 Columbia Records release ‘Magic’ as well as classic hits. The band also kicks off their first full scale tour of the US and Europe since 2002-03 on October 2 in Hartford, CT.
The E Street Band’s members are: Roy Bittan – keyboards; Clarence Clemons – saxophone, percussion; Danny Federici – keyboards; Nils Lofgren – guitars; Patti Scialfa – vocals, guitar; Garry Tallent – bass; Steven Van Zandt – guitars; Max Weinberg – drums.
Jim Bell is the executive producer of «Today» (Monday – Friday, 7-10 a.m.). Melissa Lonner is the senior producer responsible for «Today’s» summer concert series.
Fore more information about this one-time event, please check the «Today» show website at TODAYshow.com. For photography from the event, please visit nbcumv.com after the performance.