The stream itself is raising money for the New Jersey Pandemic Relief fund, supporting healthcare workers and those who have lost loved ones to the pandemic.
Springsteen opened up the show along with his wife, musician Patti Scialfa. Together they performed a version of the song Land Of Hope And Dreams. Later in the show, the pair returned to play a cover of Tom Waits’ Jersey Girl. Take a look at both performances below.
Fountains Of Wayne’s performance paid tribute to their late singer Adam Schlesinger who died from coronavirus at the beginning of this month. The band performed Hackensack, with Sharon Van Etten taking up vocals. The gig was the band’s first in seven years. Singer Chris Collingwood introduced the performance by saying: “This for Adam, his parents, his children and New Jersey.”
Watch the clip below.
Jersey 4 Jersey is the latest in a large number of live streams and similar online initiatives aiming to raise money for frontline workers across the world as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
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