Two Springsteen tour debuts, 8/26: ‘Seven Nights to Rock’ and ‘Lonesome Day’ (WATCH VIDEOS)

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Bruce Springsteen performed at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, Aug. 26 and 26.

Aug. 26 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, in their last show before the three coming up this week at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band played two songs for the first time on their current tour. “Lonesome Day” was the show-opener, and their cover of the 1956 Moon Mullican hit “Seven Nights to Rock” (with a rare drum solo by Max Weinberg) was one of the encores.

You can watch videos of the two performances, below.

The show also included the tour’s second performance of “Atlantic City.” I have included a video of that below.

The MetLife Stadium shows will take place on Aug. 30 and Sept. 1 and 3. Springsteen has been criticized by some fans for not varying his setlists enough on this tour, so the fact that the second Gillette stadium has some major differences from the first one (Aug. 24) was a good sign that there will be a significant amount of variety in the Meadowlands show.

Here is the setlist, according to Songs in bold were not played at the Aug. 24 show (which also featured “Trapped,” “The E Street Shuffle” and “Darlington County,” but had only 26 songs as opposed to the 28 of Aug. 26).

“Lonesome Day”
“No Surrender”
“Prove It All Night”
“Letter to You”
“The Promised Land”
“Out in the Street”
“Candy’s Room”
“Kitty’s Back”
“Atlantic City”
“Johnny 99”
“Mary’s Place”
“Last Man Standing”
“Because the Night”
“She’s the One”
“Wrecking Ball”
“The Rising”
“Thunder Road”

“Born to Run”
“Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)”
“Seven Nights to Rock”
“Glory Days”
“Dancing in the Dark”
“Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out”
“I’ll See You in My Dreams”

Here are the videos:


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