Springsteen, E Street band back in Jersey

Bruce Springsteen sings as he sits on stage at Fairleigh Dickinson University Thursday, May 6, 2010, in Madison, N.J. Less than a week after his induction into New Jersey's Hall of Fame, rocker Springsteen performed and talked about song writing to students at Fairleigh Dickinson University. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, pool)

September 20, 2012 9:41:55 AM PDT
Bruce and the boys are back in Jersey.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed their first concert at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford Wednesday night.

The Boss told 60,000 fans that they were glad to be home and the stadium was "pretty nice."

The performance was the first of three "Wrecking Ball" shows at the stadium.

Springsteen and the band will play on Friday and Saturday.

Springsteen turns 63 on Sunday.