Bruce Springsteen Surprised Crowd At Pal Steven Van Zandt's Concert

True friendship.

Written by Emilee Lindner • Photography by Getty Images • May 30, 2017

There's nothing like true friendship. Especially when the fruits of that friendship are a huge treat for New Jersey music-lovers.

On Monday, E Street Band's Steven Van Zandt played a full solo show in New Jersey's Count Basie Theatre as part of his Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul Tour that supports his recent SOULFIRE album. And after the two-hour set was over, Van Zandt came back with an important encore -- one where he invited "a friend who's out of work" onto the stage.

Bruce Springsteen strode to his side to many delighted screams from the surprised audience, according to The Associated Press. Together the pals played four songs: "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out," "I Don't Want To Go Home," "It's Been A Long Time" and a cover of Marvin Gaye's "Can I Get a Witness." And when they were done, they walked off stage, arm in arm.

Watch the clips below. They're a lot of fun: