Bruce Springsteen is known for his energetic and passionate performances, but sometimes even the Boss can have a bad day. On Saturday, May 27, 2023, Springsteen was performing with the E Street Band at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, as part of his world tour. During the song “Ghosts”, he walked up the steps to the stage but missed his footing and fell on his back. The band members rushed to help him up, and the crowd cheered him on.
Bruce Springsteen took a nasty fall during a concert in Amsterdam on Saturday but was able to finish the rest of the concert. pic.twitter.com/bFXxwzGl9M
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Springsteen was not injured by the fall, and he quickly got back on his feet and continued the show. He even joked about the incident, saying “Goodnight, everybody!” after he got up. He later thanked the fans for their support and said he was having a great time in Amsterdam.
Springsteen and the E Street Band are currently on tour across Europe, with stops in Switzerland, France, Germany, and more. The tour will return to the U.S. in August, rolling through New York, Illinois, New Jersey, Arizona, and California. The tour is promoting Springsteen’s latest album “Letter to You”, which was released in October 2022.
Springsteen is no stranger to falls on stage. In 2009, he slid into a camera during a Super Bowl halftime show and hit his crotch on it. He also fell off a piano during a concert in Oslo in 2016. However, he always manages to recover and deliver an amazing performance.
Springsteen is one of the most successful and influential musicians of all time, with a career spanning over five decades. He has sold over 150 million records worldwide and won 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes, an Academy Award, and a Tony Award. He was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama in 2016.
Springsteen is not only a rock legend, but also a resilient and inspiring person who can overcome any challenge. His fall on stage in Amsterdam was just a minor setback that did not stop him from rocking the night away.