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Win Tickets to Bruce Springsteen with Mr B's

Friday 13th May 2016

Kate Double

Win Tickets to Bruce Springsteen with Mr B's

IT'S BOSS TIME AT MR B'S
We have 2 Bruce Springsteen Tickets to Give Away!!

 

For Mr B’s – well, for Mr B himself at least – THE big release of 2016 is “Born to Run, the autobiography of Bruce Springsteen, which will be published on 27th September 2016.
 
Mr B is a life-long Springsteen nut and so, unsurprisingly, we’re going to celebrate this long-awaited memoir - from the one of the most private and considered of rock-and-roll superstars – in true style.
 
And it all starts here! In store and our website “Born to Run: The Autobiography of Bruce Springsteen” is available NOW for pre-purchase at the RRP of £20 (plus p&p if relevant), for delivery or collection on the publication date.

Here comes the exciting bit...

If you make your pre-purchase on or before 8pm on 31st May 2016 you will be entered into our prize draw to win a pair of tickets to Bruce and the E-Street Band’s show at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 5th  June 2016.

 

ABOUT THE SHOW
This concert is one of just 3 English shows in Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band’s “River Tour 2016” celebrating the 35th anniversary of Springsteen’s epic fifth album “The River”. After a 9 week spin through the U.S. the E-Street Band are touring Europe for the summer playing tracks from “The River” and hits and surprise from their vast back catalogue. If you’ve been to a Springsteen show before, you don’t need us to tell you that the lucky winner is in for a blistering 3 hour+ rock and roll extravaganza. If you haven’t then this is your chance to reset the bar for the best live concert you’ve ever seen. Here are two tasters from the current tour , first Bruce paying tribute to another live legend at a show in Brooklyn last month, with this unexpected rendition of “Purple Rain” and secondly, the E-Street Band in a party-mood on  “Sherry Darling from The River album.

ABOUT THE BOOK
And win or not you’re in for an incredible treat from the book itself whether you’re an avid, casual or new fan. Here’s what publishers Simon and Schuster are promising us:
 
“Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humour, and originality found in his songs.

He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fuelled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as “The Big Bang”: seeing Elvis Presley’s debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band. With disarming candour, he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work, and shows us why the song “Born to Run” reveals more than we previously realized.

Born to Run will be revelatory for anyone who has ever enjoyed Bruce Springsteen, but this book is much more than a legendary rock star’s memoir. This is a book for workers and dreamers, parents and children, lovers and loners, artists, freaks, or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll.”  


ABOUT OUR COMPETITION 

Here are some more details and terms and conditions about how this competition will work. It’s simple really:

The name of each purchaser of a copy of “Born to Run” from Mr B’s (whether in-store, by telephone on 01225 331155 or at www.mrbsemporium.com) up until 8pm on 31st May 2016 will be folded up and plonked into Mr B’s Bruce mug or some similarly appropriate container. On the morning of 1st June we’ll ask a customer to reach in and pick out the one lucky competition winner. We’ll then get straight on the phone to let the winner know they’ve won the tickets and arrange to get the tickets to them. The prize consists of the two tickets to the show only - the winner will be responsible for all other costs, including travel, accommodation etc. Because of the tight timing of this competition, if we don’t manage to get hold of the winner on 1st June then we reserve the right to redraw the following morning to find an alternate winner to make sure the tickets go to a good home and in good time. Don’t worry, Mr B is not permitted to enter this competition himself (and nor are his colleagues or family).

 

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