Taking to the stage shortly after 7pm, The Boss and his E Street Band started with a number of songs from 1982 album 'Nebraska' before stopping to announce they would be performing 1984 album 'Born In The USA' in its entirety. This followed similar performances at Wembley Stadium and Coventry's Ricoh Arena, where the New Jersey artist performed 'Darkness On The Edge Of Town' and 'Born To Run' respectively. The latter was dedicated to the memory of actor James Gandolfini, who passed away a day previously.NME
"That was 'Born In The USA'" said Springsteen as the band finished album closer 'My Hometown' before launching into 'Waitin' On A Sunny Day' from 'The Rising'. As is customary during the song, he pulled a young crowd member from the front row to sing onstage. After a couple of unaccompanied runs through the chorus, the girl, no older than 10, shouted "Come on E Street Band", and they started playing again.
Another Springsteen tradition is to take requests from the crowd and there were a number of large cardboard banners at the front. One was for 'Johnny 99', while another was for 'Jungleland' from 1975's 'Born To Run'.