Bruce Springsteen To Rock Halftime At Super Bowl

The cavalcade of classic rock will continue at this year’s Super Bowl. Following in the footsteps of the Rolling Stones, U2, Paul McCartney, Prince and last year’s featured attraction, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will rush the field at halftime during the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida, on February 1, according to The Associated Press.

Interesting fact: while the Super Bowl halftime show was typically made up of local and college marching bands and drill teams, the NFL got wise in 1988 and began bringing the rock, with a center-field debut from … Chubby Checker, best known for his 1960 hit “The Twist.” (What, Rick Astley wasn’t available?) Michael Jackson upped the ante in 1993, and of course in 2004, his sister Janet … well, you know the story with that one …