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

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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