Bruce performs at the 27th Rainforest Fund Concert. Springsteen's set is comprised of three songs backed by the house band that includes a large symphony, opening with "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
" while walking in from the back of the theatre. Bruce performs "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out" as a duet with house band (and Rolling Stones) backing singer Lisa Fischer, and remains on stage for the closing numbers, but doesn't provide lead vocals. Other artists at Sting's biennial fundraiser include Darlene Love, Ronnie Spector, James Taylor, Idina Menzel, Vittorio Grigolo, Jennifer Nettles, and Sting himself.