Bruce performed the song 25 times in full at 2 times as a snippet:
1979-06-03 Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood
Wedding of Marc Brickman to June Rudley, Bruce's lighting director and travel agent respectively. Springsteen and members of the band join Rickie Lee Jones and Boz Scaggs for a three hour celebration at West Hollywood's Whisky a Go Go on Sunset Blvd. They play for three hours, a mixture of classic covers and Springsteen originals.
In an interview with Dave Marsh a couple of weeks later, Steve recalled that Bruce “turned around and called ‘Midnight Hour’ and we all just about fainted. Funky didn’t even believe we were doing it until about the second chorus.”
1980-10-23 Old Timers' Café, Seattle
In town a day early, Bruce bumps into Phil Hamilton, singer for the Montana-based Lost Highway Band. Due to perform that night at Seattle's Old Timer's Cafe, Hamilton invites Bruce along. That night Springsteen ventures out of the Olympic Hotel alone in the evening, walks a couple of blocks and pays the $1 cover charge to get in and listen to the band. Sat at the end of the bar, Bruce listens to the set before borrowing a guitar and joining the band .
1980-11-14 Summit (The), Houston
1980-12-31 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale
1982-01-05 Stone Pony (The), Asbury Park
1984-05-19 Stone Pony (The), Asbury Park
1984-09-26 Community Theatre (The), Morristown
1988-11-26 Stone (The), San Francisco
1989-06-09 Stone Pony (The), Asbury Park
1990-02-12 China Club, Hollywood
Springsteen attends the sixth Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Awards, with The Impressions (Curtis Mayfield), Wilson Pickett,
The Byrds and Ike & Tina Turner the evening’s key inductees. Bruce does not give any induction speech but takes the stage alongside Jackson Browne, Don Henley, and Chaka Khan to perform “People Get Ready
” and then participates in the closing jam, trading lead vocals with John Fogerty on "In The Midnight Hour". Other artists participating in the include The Byrds, LaVern Baker, John Lee Hooker, Bonnie Raitt, Patty Smyth, Bobby Brown, Robert Cray, Phoebe Snow, and The World's Most Dangerous Band.
1992-12-14 Boston Garden, Boston
1994-08-26 Classics Cafe, Westwood, NJ
1994-09-20 House Of Blues, West Hollywood
1995-05-00 Fogerty Residence, Beverly Hills, CA
Bruce performs in John Fogerty's living room during Fogerty's 50th birthday party. Location and date are uncertain, but an extensive setlist is known from video circulated by participant John Stamos
Link to John Stamos' fb page
( starts at 1:40 )
Bruce is finally inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The E Street Band support. "In The Midnight Hour" is a duet with Wilson Pickett, including Billy Joel on keyboard. Later Bruce joined in an all star jam session with, amongst others, Bono, Joel, Paul McCartney, Robbie Robertson, Dion, Roy Bittan, Nils Lofgren, Eric Clapton, Lauryn Hill, Bonnie Raitt, Melissa Etheridge, Pickett, Chris Isaak, The Staple Singers, Max Weinberg, D'Angelo, Peter Wolf, and Paul Shaffer and the horn section from his CBS Orchestra - Tom "Bones" Malone, Bruce Kapler, and Al Chez - who also join Bruce and the band on "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out" and "In The Midnight Hour", conducted by Shaffer. "Long Tall Sally" has also been reported as played during the closing jam, but this is unconfirmed.
2006-02-08 Staples Center, Los Angeles
The 48th Annual Grammy Awards. For the finale, Bruce along with Sam Moore performs "In The Midnight Hour" in tribute to Wilson Pickett who passed away in January this year. Other artists on stage for the finale include Elvis Costello, The Edge, Bonnie Raitt, Dr. John, and Irma Thomas.
2010-09-11 Stone Pony (The), Asbury Park
2011-01-29 Stone Pony (The), Asbury Park
2011-10-22 Stone Pony (The), Asbury Park
2017-04-22 Firehouse, Marlboro, NJ
Bruce took his mother to restaurant Firehouse for a party celebrating the retirement of a member of the Marlboro Volunteer Fire Company. The Eddie Testa Band, taking care of the music, managed to persuade Bruce to sing on their cover of Wilson Pickett's "In The Midnight Hour" and Sam & Dave's "Soul Man
2020-01-17 - DEERIDGE FARM, WELLINGTON, FL
Bruce played the song during the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation's Take Me To Tokyo gala. The gala raises funds to support the U.S. Equestrian teams headed to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games. Bruce auctions off a signed Harley Davidson motorcycle ($180,000) and a signed Fender guitar ($170,000), plus front-row seats to a future concert and dinner with Bruce and Patti. Later that evening Bruce and Patti join the house band for a short performance. Bruce played 2 songs: MUSTANG SALLY / IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR
1984-09-22 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
during MARY'S PLACE
2003-03-10 Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, RI