Springsteen Scheduled to Perform at 2009 Superbowl
By Jeffrey Jolson
The Boss is back, looking for yardage
HOLLYWOOD,Calif.(RUSHPRNEWS)9/29/08 – February 1, 2009 will be a day for music as well as football fans as Bruce Springsteen and the NFL have announced the Boss will rule the Superbowl XLIII halftime show.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band come on the heels of some celebrated – and notorious – Superbowl presenters from the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Prince and Prince and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, to various members of the Jackson family.
The most-watched TV event of the year, with about 150 million viewers in the U.S., the Superbowl will see Springsteen and his E-Street band perform for 230 countries, and is the biggest musical performance on the planet, outstripping Grammys, Oscars and other worldwide broadcasts – wardrobe malfunctions notwithstanding.
The Bridgestone Super Bowl XLIII Halftime Show is an NFL Network Production and will be executive produced by Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment and by Don Mischer Productions. Don Mischer also will serve as director.
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