E Street Band Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th April 2014

Quote: "We're here to make him look good, basically." Rocker Steven Van Zandt jokes about the role of the E Street Band as Bruce Springsteen's longtime sidekicks. The musicians were honoured in their own right by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame museum on Thursday (10Apr14), when they were inducted as part of the Class of 2014.

24th March 2009

Quote: "Its unbelievable. Ive been on tour with them since I was nine, but I never thought I could be put into this family any deeper. Its just a huge moment." Drummer MAX WEINBERG's son JAY after making his debut as Bruce Springsteen's stand-in drummer at a rehearsal show in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Monday night (23Mar09). The younger Weinberg will replace his dad in the E Street Band when Springsteen tours Europe this summer (09).

10th February 2009

Fact: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are to perform at the Hard Rock Calling event in London's Hyde Park on 28 June (09). The Boss will headline the second night of the two-day event, which will mark his first ever festival appearance outside the U.S.

5th February 2009

Quote: "We were a MASH (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) unit, with heating pads, ice packs, exercise equipment and masseuses - all we needed to physically do it." Rocker Nils Lofgren jokes about touring with Bruce Springsteen as part of the E Street Band in 2008. Lofgren is recovering from surgery to replace both his hips.

11th August 2008

Fact: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will reportedly play at next year's Super Bowl half-time show in Tampa, Florida on 1 February (09).

29th July 2008

Quote: "Every good writer or filmmaker has something eating at them that they can't quite get off their back. Your job is to make your audience care about your obsessions." American rocker Bruce Springsteen reveals his aims when he takes the stage, after more than three decades performing with the E Street Band.

24th July 2008

Fact: Rocker Nils Lofgren has recorded a tribute album to Neil Young. THE LONER: NILS SINGS NEIL is an album full of covers of the E Street Band star's favourite Young songs.

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