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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tapped for SNL’s Christmas episode

on November 17, 2015, 1:36pm

For its annual Christmas episode, Saturday Night Live will be gifting the music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. The Boss will make just his third appearance on the sketch comedy show when he and his legendary band serve as musical guests for the December 19th episode. The amazing tag-team of Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will host that night.

One week prior, on December 12th, Chance the Rapper will make his SNL debut on an episode hosted by Chris Hemsworth.

This weekend’s episode, as previously reported, will feature Adele with Matthew McConaughey as guest host.

Below, revisit Springsteen’s performance of “Lonesome Day” during his last appearance on SNL in 2002.