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A 7-year-old reviews Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The River Tour’ concert

Carly Lefelar Barr, 7, lives in Fort Lauderdale and is a second grader at Bethany Christian School. Carly loves music and wrote her own theme song for her American Girl Doll YouTube Channel.

She may be young but she’s already a seasoned concert goer. Tuesday night’s The River Tour was her second Bruce Springsteen concert and she has also seen Barry Manilow — twice — and Taylor Swift’s 1989 Tour.

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While Carly knows Mom and Dad are The Boss, she nevertheless has her own take on another Boss. Here’s Carly’s review of Springsteen’s The River Tour Tuesday night at BB&T Center:

Did you have a good time at the Bruce Springsteen concert?

“Yes I did.”

What were your thoughts about the concert?

“The music was great. His voice has gotten a lot better than last time.”

What was your favorite song that he played and why?

“Oh, there are so many. Maybe it would be Hungry Heart because he did that singalong.”

What did you think of the E Street Band?

“It was very good.”

What could Bruce have done better to make the concert even more fun?

“Play Working On A Dream!”

How old do you think Bruce Springsteen is?

“That’s easy! He’s 65. I mean 66.”

Do you think there were there too many slow songs?


Do you think there were too many fast songs?


Which did you like better — the slow songs or the fast songs? And why?

“I don’t know. I guess the slow songs because I could hear him more.”

Would you go see Bruce Springsteen again in concert and why?

“Yes, because he’s good.”

Would you tell your friends to go to a Bruce Springsteen concert?

“No. Because it’s too long.”

Is there anything else that you want to tell people about the Bruce Springsteen concert last night?

“Yes! It was awesome!”