Bruce Springsteen is currently touring Australia. In case you’ve missed his shows, you’ve probably heard plenty of folks at your local pub talking about the last time he was in town, or berating you for missing one of the best rock shows going around. Well, it turns out it’s not just Springsteen bringing the goods to rock fans.
As The Age reports, Aussie rock legends Hoodoo Gurus took to the stage of Melbourne Zoo for their Zoo Twilight series of gigs last night, only to be joined by Bruce Springsteen’s long-time E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt for an encore.
The famous guitarist was reportedly side of stage, watching Hoodoo Gurus perform, before the group realised he was there.
As Gurus’ frontman Dave Faulker puts it, “Not content to just let him watch, we pulled him up on stage for an unrehearsed finale, joining us for the Seeds’ psychedelic rocker ‘Pushin’ Too Hard’, which none of us had played before.”
It looks like Van Zandt is a big fan of the group though, having played their music a lot in the past on his weekly radio show Little Steven’s Underground Garage.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band have still got a couple of shows left in them on this tour, so if the group has another night off, you never know who might be in the audience with you.