Bruce Springsteen Performing Free Pro-Obama Concert in Virginia
Bruce Springsteen will perform a free concert in Charlottesville, Virginia, in support of President Obama and Joe Biden.
The Boss will take the stage along with local politicians and volunteers at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion.
Tickets were available -- first-come, first-serve -- starting Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Obama campaign's Charlottesville headquarters, according to a report from the city's NBC News affiliate station.
Springsteen appeared at Obama rallies in Parma, Ohio, with Bill Clinton and in Ames, Iowa, last week, performing hit such as "Promised Land" as well as a new campaign song called "Forward, and Away We Go."
Springsteen, whose music has long explored the travails of blue-collar America, campaigned extensively for Obama in 2008 but these were his first appearances for the president on the 2012 campaign trail.
In 2009, he opened the Obama inaugural concert in Washington with his song "The Rising" and performed Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" with Pete Seeger.