Springsteen visits the legendary Upstage Club

Bruce Springsteen visited the Upstage Club in Asbury Park last Thursday, March 24th. According to Stan Goldstein’s article at NJ.com, Bruce contacted a friend of Richard Yorkowitz (current owner of the long-gone Upstage club building) and asked to visit the old club.

«He definitely remembered the place. He remembered everything right away,» said Yorkowitz. «Bruce said it had been 40 years since he had last been in there. «He remembered Tom Potter’s office on the second floor and sitting at the little tables at the Green Mermaid Cafe and eating there.» «Springsteen said the first time he was at the Upstage, he met Southside Johnny,  Danny Federici, Vini Lopez and other musicians».

Read the whole story at NJ.com

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