RELEASE: Bruce In The USA and the Omaha Symphony bring a symphonic Springsteen tribute to the Holland Center Outdoors

Ernest Richardson leads the Omaha Symphony in hits like Born to Run and Jungleland

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 31, 2021 — Billed as the number one tribute to American legend Bruce Springsteen, the Bruce In The USA band and the Omaha Symphony join forces under the baton of Maestro Ernest Richardson to bring classic rock fans an evening of symphonic Springsteen that will keep them on their feet all night. With symphonic arrangements of hits like Born in the USA, Jungleland, Thunder Road and more, Bruce In The USA brings the energy of Springsteen’s iconic marathon shows and Jersey rocker grit. This Omaha Symphony Rocks Series kick-off will be presented outdoors for one night only, and tickets are on sale now.

Program Info:

7:30 p.m. Friday, September 17
Holland Center Outdoors

Ernest Richardson, conductor

Matt Ryan, guitar and vocals
Matthew Sully, guitar
Darryl Jones, saxophone
Joey Lunsford, piano
Atticus Finch, organ and keys
Patrick Thornton, bass
Tommy Anderson, drums

Setlist will be announced from the stage.

About Bruce In The USA

The Bruce In The USA band consists of seasoned world class professional musicians. The show has hosted musicians from such acts/bands as Queen/Paul Rogers, Meatloaf, Blue Oyster Cult, Hall and Oats, Joe Cocker, The Ojays, Aretha Franklin, David Cassidy, The Temptations, Slash and more. This high-end powerhouse band has taken this genre of performance art to a whole new level, making it the world’s number one tribute to the E Street Band’s musical legacy.

To millions of diehard fans around the world, it’s Springsteen’s marathon party-like performances that have elevated him to hero status. Bruce’s legendary concerts sell-out within hours of their announced sale. For those even lucky enough to get a ticket, there was nothing that could fill the aching void in between Bruce’s long-awaited tours – until now.

The “Bruce In The USA” show was born on the Las Vegas Strip in the winter of 2004, with its debut at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, in the majestic V Theatre. The show assaulted the senses in a fun-filled and exciting party atmosphere on the Vegas Strip, while suspending disbelief for even the toughest skeptics. They’ve been met with critical acclaim, from the Stone Pony, large theaters, and Performance Art Centers across the country, as well as corporate events spanning across the globe for over a decade. Sell-out crowds are on their feet from the first song to the last.

Ticketing Information

Tickets for Tribute to Bruce Springsteen start at $20. Tickets can be purchased by visiting, through the Ticket Omaha app, or by calling Ticket Omaha at 402.345.0606. Performance dates are subject to change. In the event of performance changes or cancellations, the Omaha Symphony will email ticket holders to inform them of new dates and ticketing options. Patrons with questions may email The Omaha Symphony also regularly posts performance updates at, along with the Omaha Symphony’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages. Patrons can sign up for the latest updates at

Public Health Information

All patrons will be required to complete a health screening questionnaire prior to accessing their mobile tickets via the Ticket Omaha app. Masks are strongly recommended at the Holland Center Outdoors. The following safety measures and venue rules will be enforced:

  • Masks are strongly recommended
  • · Seating is provided; blankets and chairs will not be permitted
  • · No outside food or drink

Find the most up to date public health information at

This performance is sponsored by First National Bank of Omaha.

The Omaha Symphony is a non-profit organization that presents more than 100 live orchestral performances from September through June. In addition to Masterworks, Symphony Pops, Symphony Rocks, Movies, Symphony Joslyn, and Family series concerts, the Omaha Symphony’s nationally recognized education and community engagement programs touch the lives of more than 40,000 people each year. For tickets or information regarding the Omaha Symphony, call 402-345-0606 or visit Programs, artists, dates, times, prices, and availability are subject to change.