Watch Bruce Springsteen perform with Arcade Fire, Tom Morello at SXSX – video

The Boss gathers star-studded collaborators to pay tribute to Woody Guthrie

Bruce Springsteen‘s onstage collaboration with Arcade Fire and Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello at this year’s SXSW has been posted online – scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to watch.

Springsteen, who played an intimate, competition winners only show at the festival in Austin, Texas earlier this week (March 15), was also joined by The Low Anthem and Jimmy Cliff towards the end of his set, when they played a rendition of Woody Guthrie’s ‘I Ain’t Got No Home’ to mark the legendary folk singer’s 100th birthday.

The show at the Moody Theatre was Springsteen’s first since his new studio album ‘Wrecking Ball’ went to Number One in both the UK and US. He played a wealth of material from both the new LP and his hit filled back catalogue, and the gig also featured one of the first performances from the band’s late sax player Clarence Clemons’ nephew, Jake.


Speaking to the crowd about Austin and SXSW, Springsteen said: “It’s fucking crazy right now, its like some teenage music junkie’s wet dream.”

Early on in the show, he also asked the crowd: “Are we missing anyone tonight?” in reference to the late E Street Band members Clarence Clemons and Danny Federici, repeating, “If you’re here and we’re here, they’re here.”

‘I Ain’t Got No Home’
‘We Take Care Of Our Own’
‘Wrecking Ball’
‘Death To My Hometown’
‘My City Of Ruins’
‘E Street Shuffle’
‘Jack Of All Trades’
‘Shackled and Drawn’
‘Waiting On A Sunny Day’
‘The Promised Land’
‘The Ghost Of Tom Joad’
‘The Rising’
‘We Are Alive’
‘Thunder Road’
‘Rocky Ground’
‘Land of Hope and Dreams’
‘The Harder They Come’
‘Time Will Tell’
‘Many Rivers To Cross’
‘We’ve Gotta Get Out Of This Place’
’10th Avenue Freeze-Out’
‘This Land is Your Land’


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