Bruce Springsteen Gives City Of London Second Chance - Noise11.com
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photos

Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman

Bruce Springsteen Gives City Of London Second Chance

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on March 6, 2013

in News

Either Bruce Springsteen wants to give the City of London a second chance or he’s promised to stay on time, but the singer and his E-Street Band have signed to appear for the second year in a row at London’s Hard Rock Calling festival.

Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman noise11.com photos

Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman

Last year, Springsteen and band were on-stage singing with guest Paul McCartney when they ran past the city’s noise curfew and had the plug pulled on the stage’s sound system. The event led to some harsh words from guitarist Steven Van Zandt who said that Britain had become a “police state.” London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, was critical of the action, saying it was an “excessively efficacious decision.”

Hard Rock Calling moves this year to Olympic Park in London and will be held June 29 and 30. Kasabian headlines Saturday while Springsteen has Sunday with the Black Crowes in support. Also appearing a the likes of Paul Weller, the Cribs and Klaxons.

Stay updated with your free Noise11 daily music newsletter. Subscribe to Noise11 Music News here

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Chris Robinson To Release Record Store Day Rarity

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood have announced summer tour plans.

April 17, 2018
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Chris Robinson Files Custody Papers Against Kate Hudson

Actress Kate Hudson is facing a court interview after her ex-husband, Chris Robinson, filed papers to re-evaluate the parenting terms for their 13-year-old son.

March 2, 2017
Eddie Harsch
R.I.P. Black Crowes Eddie Harsch 1957-2016

Former Black Crowes keyboard player Eddie Harsch has died at the age of 59. A cause of death has not been revealed.

November 5, 2016
Rich Robinson, music news, noise11.com
Rich Robinson Joins Bad Company

Original Bad Company guitarist Mick Ralphs will not be part of Bad Company's upcoming tour with Joe Walsh but fans will still get rock royalty as Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes steps in.

March 20, 2016
Rich Robinson, music news, noise11.com
Black Crowes’ Rich Robinson Goes Ed Sheeran-like Solo

Rich Robinson, the former guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of The Black Crowes is going Ed Sheeran-like solo. It will be just Rich and guitars on stage.

July 17, 2015
Brian Ray Bayonets
McCartney Guitarist’s Bayonets Release Collaboration With Steven Tyler

Paul McCartney's guitarist, Brian Ray, releases a new single with his side project, The Bayonets next Thursday (4th July).

June 25, 2013
The Trews
Trews Cover Paul Kelly And Sing With Shannon Noll

Canadian band Trews have a real Australian flavour on their new record ‘Thank You And I’m Sorry’. They have covered Paul Kelly’s ‘Leaps and Bounds’ and sing with Shannon Noll.

October 29, 2012