50th Anniversary Of The Release Of The Wild, The Innocent, And The E Street Shuffle


Sat, October 28, 2023

9:00 am — EST




The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University will present a symposium on Saturday, October 28, 2023 that celebrates the release of Springsteen’s landmark second album a half century ago.   Titled The 50th Anniversary: The Wild, the Innocent, and the E Street Shufflethe day-long event will include panel discussions, interviews, a pop up exhibit, and musical performances of the songs on the album performed by regional musicians.

Among the guests participating in the symposium will be original E Street Band members, music industry legends, and special guests.

“This conference marks the second held in a series of 50th anniversary events that explore and celebrate Springsteen’s early albums and landmark events,” said Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music.” “Public programs such as this one and the symposium held earlier this year on Bruce’s debut album, Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. are part of our core mission.”

album cover of bruce springsteen's the wild innocent and the e street shuffle. bruce with hand on his mouth with a pensive look