Thursday June 4, 2020

Nadine O'Regan: Standing out from the pop pack

It's brilliant to see the likes of Springsteen and Adams lead the way

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
17th April, 2016
Bruce Springsteen refused to play a gig in Greensboro, North Carolina, in protest at a law allowing businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples Picture: Getty

Bruce Springsteen isn’t called The Boss for nothing. The E Street band leader might be eligible these days for a bus pass as well as a backstage pass, but he proved his rock ‘n’ roll credentials all over again recently when he did something brave and unexpected in support of a minority group. Springsteen was scheduled to play a gig in Greensboro, North Carolina, to thousands of fans, when he announced last Friday week that...

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