Bruce Springsteen offers free download of Chicago concert

A gifts for fans after New York concert was postponed

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Bruce Springsteen has released the E Street Band’s January 19 show in Chicago as a free download.

The move came after Winter Storm Jonas forced the postponement of the band’s Sunday night concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Springsteen broke the news on social media, announcing that the Chicago show, the previous date on the current River tour, would be made available as a free MP3 download.


You can download the show by clicking here.

The show is available for free until 8pm EST on Tuesday (January 26); after that, CDs and higher fidelity formats will be available to purchase.


In addition to the complete performance of their 1980 album The River, The Chicago gig also features Springsteen’s cover of the Eagles’ “Take It Easy” in memory of Glenn Frey.

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