January 26, 1981 - The Boss plays the ACC again


Bruce Springsteen TicketFor the third time, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band played at the Athletic Convocation Center on campus. Springsteen had previously played in 1976 as part of the Born to Run tours and again in 1978 as part of the Darkness Tour. Now the second US leg of the River Tour started in South Bend, IN.

For the first time on the tour, the band opened the set with Out in the Street. The setlist included many Springsteen classics such as Thunder road, Rosalita, and Born to Run. A rare occurrence in live performances, the band performed Double Shot of My Baby's Love (made famous by the Swinging Medallions). The resultant live album produced from the concert would be titled Double Shot in South Bend. The album appears to be available online and in bootleg form as well, a sample can be heard on this site.

The full setlist included:

  1. Out in the Street
  2. Two Hearts
  3. 10th Avenue Freeze-out
  4. Darkness on the Edge of Town
  5. Independence Day
  6. Who'll Stop the Rain?
  7. This Land is Your Land
  8. I Fought the Law
  9. Prove it All Night
  10. The Promised Land
  11. The River
  12. Badlands
  13. Thunder Road
  14. Cadillac Ranch
  15. Sherry Darling
  16. Hungry Heart
  17. Double Shot (of My Baby's Love)
  18. Louie Louie
  19. Fire
  20. You Can Look (but you better not touch)
  21. 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
  22. Growin' Up
  23. Wreck on the Highway
  24. Point Blank
  25. Candy's Room
  26. Ramrod
  27. Backstreets
  28. Rosalita (Come out tonight)
  29. I'm a Rocker
  30. Jungleland
  31. Born to Run
  32. Detroit Medley



Keywords: bruce springsteen, the boss, acc, athletic convocation center

Posted On: 2012-01-26 00:15:02 by IrishTrpt07

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