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If anyone asks me why I love Bruce this is all I got. 

WE’RE CLOSING OUT 2015 WITH THREE BACK TO BACK SHOWS

  • December 5 – Ryan Gosling makes his hosting debut with first-time musical guest Leon Bridges
  • December 12 – Chris Hemsworth hosts for the second time with music from Chance The Rapper

  • December 19 – Tina and Amy return to Studio 8H to co-host with three-time musical guest Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band ‎

And of course, Matthew McConaughey hosts this weekend with musical guest Adele! We can’t wait for our final four shows of 2015!!

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“But that is not the power of Bruce Springsteen. It is that whenever I see Bruce Springsteen do anything, he empties the tank – every time. And the beautiful thing about this man is he empties that tank for his family, he empties that tank for his art, he empties that tank for his audience, and he empties it for his country. And we, on the receiving end of that beautiful gift, are ourselves rejuvenated, if not redeemed and I thank you.”
Jon Stewart - Kennedy Center Honors Bruce Springsteen

As you, my fans, know I’m scheduled to play in Greensboro, North Carolina this Sunday. As we also know, North Carolina has just passed HB2, which the media are referring to as the ‘bathroom’ law. HB2 — known officially as the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act — dictates which bathrooms transgender people are permitted to use. Just as important, the law also attacks the rights of LGBT citizens to sue when their human rights are violated in the workplace.

No other group of North Carolinians faces such a burden. To my mind, it’s an attempt by people who cannot stand the progress our country has made in recognizing the human rights of all of our citizens to overturn that progress. Right now, there are many groups, businesses, and individuals in North Carolina working to oppose and overcome these negative developments.

Taking all of this into account, I feel that this is a time for me and the band to show solidarity for those freedom fighters. As a result, and with deepest apologies to our dedicated fans in Greensboro, we have canceled our show scheduled for Sunday, April 10th. Some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry — which is happening as I write — is one of them. It is the strongest means I have for raising my voice in opposition to those who continue to push us backwards instead of forwards.