Michelle Obama joins Springsteen and E Street Band onstage for ‘Glory Days’ (WATCH VIDEO)

by JAY LUSTIG
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From left, Michelle Obama, Patti Scialfa, Kate Capshaw and Roy Bittan onstage during “Glory Days” during the Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band concert in Barcelona, April 28.

Bruce Springsteen has welcomed a lot of guest stars onto the stage with him, over his more than 50-year career. But none, perhaps, more surprising than former first lady Michelle Obama, who sang and danced during “Glory Days” during Springsteen’s April 28 concert with the E Street Band at Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys in Barcelona. Springsteen’s wife Patti Scialfa — still officially an E Street Band member though she rarely performs with the band anymore — joined Obama, as did actress Kate Capshaw.

You can watch a video of the song below.

Springsteen, Barack Obama and Capshaw’s husband, Steven Spielberg, had dinner together in Barcelona on April 27, and Barack Obama and Spielberg attended the April 28 show.

There was one tour debut — “Human Touch” — in the show, which kicked off the second, European leg of Springsteen’s 2023 tour.

Here is the setlist, according to setlist.fm. And, under it, you can watch videos of “Glory Days” and “Human Touch.”

“No Surrender”
“Ghosts”
“Prove It All Night”
“Letter to You”
“The Promised Land”
“Out in the Street”
“Candy’s Room”
“Kitty’s Back”
“Nightshift”
“Human Touch”
“Mary’s Place”
“The E Street Shuffle”
“Pay Me My Money Down”
“Last Man Standing”
“Backstreets”
“Because the Night”
“She’s the One”
“Wrecking Ball”
“The Rising”
“Badlands”
“Thunder Road”

Encore:
“Born in the U.S.A.”
“Born to Run”
“Glory Days”
“Bobby Jean”
“Dancing in the Dark”
“Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out”
“I’ll See You in My Dreams”

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