Springsteen memorabilia will be on display at the Grammy Museum in North Jersey
Some of Bruce Springsteen’s iconic artifacts will be on display in the traveling Grammy Museum, including his favorite Fender guitar, handwritten setlists, and plenty of denim stage outfits.
The Bruce Springsteen Live! The exhibit was curated by the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles and will debut October 1 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. On March 20, 2022, the exhibition will travel to Los Angeles where it will be presented in the fall of 2022.
Springsteen’s favorite Fender guitar, featured on several of his album covers such as “Born to Run”, will be on display, along with the late Clarence Clemons’ saxophone.
The exhibit will also feature stage costumes from Springsteen and the E Street Band, performance footage and interviews, the Associated Press reported.
“As we reopen the doors to our museum and many of us return to the workplace, it seemed only fitting that we turned to ‘The Boss’ to lead the way.” Mark Conklin, director of artist relations and programming at the Grammy Museum Experience Prudential Center, said in a statement. “No musical artist has captured the spirit and resilience of New Jerseyans in song better than Bruce Springsteen, so we couldn’t imagine a more fitting exhibit at this time.”
The museum will feature an interactive kiosk where fans can browse handwritten songlists and decide on their own callbacks for the show.
Other notable items include a ticket booth stage prop from the Tunnel of Love tour and a signed copy of Springsteen’s itinerary from his Human Rights Tour, a six-week fundraising tour in 1988.
The exhibition is the result of a partnership between the Grammy Museum, the Bruce Springsteen Archives and the Center for American Music at Monmouth University.
“Few artists embody the soul and excitement of live rock and roll like Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band,” said co-curator Robert Santelli, founding executive director of the Grammy Museum. “This exhibit is sure to get fans excited to see Springsteen in concert again, hopefully soon.”
Tickets for the museum can be purchased online and start at $ 7 per person.