‘Late Night’ Planning Week of Springsteen Starting Monday

by | February 24, 2012 at 11:38 PM | Celebrities, TV News

Bruce Springsteen (Photo: AP)

Jimmy Fallon is handing his show over to “The Boss” next week.

Bruce Springsteen is taking over “Late Night” beginning Monday (Feb. 27) for a week-long tribute to the performer. As part of the celebration, Monday’s show will feature Springsteen and his E Street Band performing two songs.

Tuesday’s show will feature Kenny Chesney performing the Springsteen classic “I’m On Fire.” Wednesday plans haven’t been announced yet, but Thursday will feature Elvis Costello singing “Brilliant Disguise” with the Roots.

Finally on Friday, Springsteen will be the only guest of the show that evening, where Fallon will interview him and The Boss will perform multiple songs.

Springsteen is set to kick off the Wrecking Ball world tour March 18 with a performance in Atlanta.

Of course, Fallon’s passion for all things Bruce has been well documented, and was even worked into the opening of the Fallon-hosted Emmys a couple of years ago. Here’s a refresher video …