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Sorry, Conventioneers: No Bruce For You

By J. Freedom du Lac
There's been plenty of speculation (wishful thinking?) in recent days that Barack Obama supporter Bruce Springsteen is going to perform either just before or after Obama's speech in Denver on Thursday.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Sunday that it was a done deal: "Bruce Springsteen will follow Obama with a solo acoustic performance on Thursday after Obama's acceptance speech at Invesco Field." The Telegraph reported same yesterday, as did the Rocky Mountain News, which said that Jon Bon Jovi will open for Obama with Springsteen closing out the night.

But a source in Springsteen's camp tells The Washington Post that The Boss won't be anywhere near Invesco Field on Thursday.

"He's definitely not performing nor attending and has never planned to do so," says the source, who is privy to Springsteen's schedule.

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Posted at 10:22 AM ET on Aug 26, 2008  | Category:  Cast of Characters
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Johnny warmonger made 32 propaganda video's for the Viet Cong

Posted by: fact check | August 28, 2008 9:57 PM

Obama 2008

Posted by: John Mc Cain | August 28, 2008 9:56 PM

Last gasp for Mc Cain

Posted by: soothsayer | August 28, 2008 9:55 PM

Mile high is packed

Posted by: ass auger | August 28, 2008 9:54 PM

The vitriol spewed here is astonishing. Arrogant and pompous? By what basis? Jumping ship? Hardly. You sound like republican trolls with so little left to champion all that remains is tearing down others. I hope you see the light (and I do mean the democratic party lights)

Posted by: Eleanor | August 28, 2008 12:41 AM

Oh, darn, Bruce and Bon Jovi did so much for Gore and Kerry!

Posted by: Rhonda | August 26, 2008 4:12 PM


These "Stars" are going to be jumping off like rats from a sinking ship.

Posted by: OldSteen | August 26, 2008 3:52 PM

Maybe Brain-dead Bruce has realized that his partisan non-sense is bad for business... Ahhh, probably not---he's far too arrogant and pompous....

Posted by: Delaware Vol | August 26, 2008 3:27 PM

Maybe Brain-dead Bruce has realized that his partisan non-sense is bad for business... Ahhh, probably not---he's far too arrogant and pompous....

Posted by: Delaware Vol | August 26, 2008 3:26 PM

Hmmm. I wonder if the Boss is starting to have second thoughts about Obama.

Posted by: Eric | August 26, 2008 12:29 PM

no concert, less attendence.

obama will be crushed

Posted by: Anonymous | August 26, 2008 11:35 AM

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