Bruce Springsteen playing remotely near Providence


Fresh off an intercontinental megatour, The Boss is back in the USA, and he’s coming kind of/sort of/a little bit close to PVD! A newly released set of dates for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band concludes with a two-night stint at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT on May 18. Mohegan Sun is about an hour away from Brown, and exams end on May 16. From our calculations, it seems like a trip for the night is totally doable.

Springsteen just came out with a new album of “covers, outtakes and radically reimagined versions of fan-favorite songs” entitled High Hopes. Some of its highlights include the newly salient “American Skin (41 Shots)” — originally written as a response to the death of Amadou Diallo and resurrected after the death of Trayvon Martin — and the title track, which came from the 1996 EP Blood Brothers.

This is the greatest live act in the world, and he’s coming somewhere within 100 miles of us. Tickets might be riotously expensive (though not as pricey as they would be in the Meadowlands), but it will be worth every penny. If you know a better way to spend a night of Senior Week, let me know.

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