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Bruce Springsteen Brings the Boogie to Asbury Park Venue’s Grand Reopening

Bruce Springsteen Brings the Boogie to Asbury Park Venue’s Grand Reopening

Self-described “old homeboy” Bruce Springsteen was on hand Monday night (June 18) to usher in a new era at the grand reopening of Asbury Lanes, the combination bowling alley, bar and live music venue, in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

“We didn’t know if we would ever see Asbury come back or not, in our lifetime, so it’s been a joy watching what’s been happening in town over the past 10, 15 or 20 years,” he told a crowd of less than 800 people. “I walk down the boardwalk now, I feel like the Ghost of Christmas Past,” he said, praising the art and Lgbtq communities for the rebirth of the seaside community that nurtured his own artistic growth. “But that’s okay. It’s fun to watch Asbury’s future unfold in front of me.”

With that, Springsteen introduced the evening’s entertainment, which included photographer Danny Clinch’s Tangiers Blues Band and Portland,

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