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Bruce Springsteen Shares Free Live Album, in Response to Canceled NYC Show

Cover via Springsteen’s official website
Cover art for Bruce Springsteen’s new live album.

Cover via Springsteen’s official website

As most New Yorkers were hunkered down with their hot toddies and blizzard binge-watching this weekend, a select few (20,000, give or take) were still hoping that they would get to see Bruce Springsteen play Madison Square Garden on Sunday night. Sadly, Winter Storm Jonas spoiled their fun, forcing a tri-state travel ban and a postponement for Springsteen and his E Street Band.

Fortunately, for both those concertgoers and Springsteen fans at large, the Boss responded to the postponement by generously offering up a free MP3 download of the band’s Jan. 19 show at Chicago’s United Center—the same one that included Springsteen’s tribute to the late Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey, with an acoustic performance of “Take It Easy.” Head to Springsteen’s official website to grab it, but don’t take it too easy—the download will be available for only two days, and the clock started Sunday night.