It ends up Bruce is a big National fan, and they were nice enough to pose for a few photos with him backstage @ The Winter Garden...

The National & Bruce Sprinsteen

Earlier in the evening they were playing one of his songs. Later they joined him on stage to cover Woodie Guthrie. The National's next show is The Plug Awards. Clogs' (members of the National) next show is at Bowery Ballroom with Bell Orchestre on January 22. 2006.

The National & Bruce Sprinsteen

The National & Bruce Sprinsteen

The National & Bruce Sprinsteen

The National & Bruce Sprinsteen

Bruce got to pose with Laura Cantrell too....

Laura Cantrelll & Bruce Sprinsteen

The Laura photo is courtesy of WFMU, who has a review of the entire show.

Previously
Bruce Springsteen & Friends @ The Nebraska Project, NYC | pics
The National (as Springsteen) @ Winter Garden, NYC | pics