The guitarist will take to the road in May and June for a series of dates with multi-instrumentalist Greg Varlotta.
Even though the core of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band is over 60, they are still able to play more than three hours every night with more energy than bands half - check that - one-third their age. Except, of course, when the ruffians get shut down by the police for being out too late. In a new interview, guitarist Nils Lofgren describes what it's like at the end of those marathons.
As Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band prepare to go back out on the road behind their new album, 'Wrecking Ball,' guitarist Nils Lofgren has been doing a lion's share of the press. In a recent interview with Washington D.C.'s WBIG radio, Lofgren spoke about how the concerts will be different following the death of saxophonist Clarence Clemons in June 2011.
While Bruce Springsteen's leftist political beliefs has long been reflected in his music, including his new release, 'Wrecking Ball,' the views of his bandmates are less well-known. However, in a recent interview, guitarist Nils Lofgren railed against what he considers to be a lack of seriousness on the part of the Republican presidential candidates towards the main issues facing America today.