Story 2017-02-09 Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia
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Intro to “Spirit in the Night”
“Is there anybody in the house tonight? (crowd cheers) can you feel the spirit? (crowd cheers) can you feel the spirit now? (crowd cheers) can you feel the spirit? (crowd cheers) can you feel the spirit now? (crowd cheers) if you can feel the spirit, I want you to answer me with a mighty “Yeah, yeah”…can you feel the spirit? (band and crowd: “Yeah, yeah”) can you feel the spirit now? (band and crowd: “Yeah, yeah”) can you feel the spirit? (band and crowd: “Yeah, yeah”) can you feel the spirit now? (band and crowd: “Yeah, yeah”)…”

Intro to “Because the Night”
“(Intro music starts)…Take me now…take me now…take me now… take me now…”

Intro to “Born to Run”
“Thank you! (crowd cheers) thank you, Sydney, for coming out and seeing us these last few nights (crowd cheers) thank you so much… we love coming down here and we appreciate your support so far from home, uh, we’re here tonight with some friends of ours, folks from the Foodbank of New South Wales, Foodbank of New South Wales is the largest food relief organization in Australia, they rescue food from going to waste and they turn it into meals to feed struggling Australians in need, that’s the Foodbank of New South Wales, if you see them on the way out, give them a hand, they are good folks out on the frontlines doing God’s work…thank you for coming out and seeing us (crowd cheers)…”

Intro to “Shout”
“Is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive tonight? (crowd cheers) I wanna see you shake, I wanna see you shake, I wanna see you shake, I wanna see you shake…I wanna see you shake…your ass now, everybody…shake your ass now…get up and shake that ass now…”

Middle of “Shout”
“Sister Soozie Tyrell on the guitar, fiddle and vocals (crowd cheers) Brother Charlie Giordano on the organ and accordion (crowd cheers) Brother Nils Lofgren on the guitar and vocals (crowd cheers) Brother Jake Clemons on the saxophone (crowd cheers) the mightiest the mighty, the Mighty Max Weinberg on the drums (crowd cheers) on the piano, 88 keys just ain’t enough for Professor Roy “The Spider” Bittan (crowd cheers) on the bass guitar Brother Garry W. Tallent (crowd cheers) and last but not least, on the guitar and vocals, Little Steeeeeeven Van Zandt (crowd cheers)
(?)…alright…alright…alright…alright…alright…alright…alright…alright …Sydney! (crowd cheers) Sydney, are you calling my name? (crowd: “Bruuuce!”) are you calling my name? (crowd: “Bruuuce!”) are you calling my name? (crowd: “Bruuuce!”) I want you to leave the building, I want you to go home tonight, I want you to knock on the door of all your neighbors, I want you to get your neighbors out in their pyjammies, I want you to get right into their faces and I want you to tell them that you, you, my friend, have just witnessed the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, Earth-shocking, hard rocking, booty-shaking, earth-quaking, lovemaking, (crowd: “Viagra-taking”) Viagra-taking, history-making, legendary E (crowd: “Street Band!”)…
(…) Goodnight, everybody! (crowd cheers)(Steve: “That’s it (?)… the Boss has left the building…or not…bring him back, bring him back, bring him back, bring him back!”)(crowd cheers)…”

Towards the end of “Bobby Jean”
“Thank you, Sydney, the E Street Band loves you! (crowd cheers)…”

After “Bobby Jean”
“Thanks for a great couple of nights (crowd cheers)…”

Intro to “Thunder Road”
“One more for Sydney! (crowd cheers)…”

After “Thunder Road”
“Thank you, Sydney, we love you! (crowd cheers)…”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi.
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