Springsteen Kicks Off Two Concerts in St. Paul

Created: 11/11/2012 11:19 PM KSTP.com By: Michelle Knoll

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band kicked off  the first of two concerts at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul Sunday.

Mayor Chris Coleman officially declared this weekend "Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Weekend" in St. Paul.

All together, Springsteen and the E Street Band have played seven performances at the Xcel Energy Center. With the shows Sunday and Monday, that's a total of 140,000 fans in downtown St. Paul.