History of the Upstage Club

Resources on the History of the Upstage Club.

The all night jams at the Upstage Club left a lasting mark on the history of music and Asbury Park. Here are some resources that tell the story.

Watch the 2019 documentary film, “Asbury Park: Riots, Redemption and Rock N’ Roll” available on demand.

Read Chapter 16 of Bruce Springsteen’s book  “Born to Run” with his story of the Upstage Club.

Visit these websites:
Upstage Club on Wikipedia
Springsteen Interview (April 2019 Variety magazine)
Springsteen on Broadway (Netflix film)
For Music’s Sake: Asbury Park’s Upstage Club and Mermaid Cafe Untold Stories by Carrie Potter-Devening
Springsteen’s RnR Hall of Fame Induction Speech (Backstreets.com)
Bruce Base Wiki
Castiles.net History of Bruce Springsteen
Asbury Park Historical Society