Friends, I feel that I have failed you. I didn't find out until tonight that this year's big Stand Up for Heroes benefit was going to be streamed live. For that, I apologize profusely. Had I known ahead of time (and it's my own fault for being too preoccupied with other matters), I would have immediately told you all where to go to watch.
Why? Because the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters were on stage as part of the Bob Woodruff Foundation's annual benefit. And it was a grand event, to be sure. Now, for the time being, you can watch the entire show, so no excuses!
Mayer's performance was pretty solid (he sang a Beatles tune), but wow, Roger Waters is something else. Waters' set with a group of military veterans is astounding to see. FYI: Waters' set begins about one hour into the show. Don't miss it. The man is incredible and the performance is so, so memorable.
Now, as in years past, Bruce Springsteen was on hand to wrap the evening up with an acoustic set. Bruce has performed at this benefit each year, and this year's set was as great as ever. If you're looking for just Bruce's four-song set, it starts at about the two hour mark.
Once again, I'm so sorry I didn't post that this year's Stand Up for Heroes show would be live streamed. I won't drop the ball on it next year. At least for now, we can all watch the show though.
For more information on The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the wonderful work the ABC reporter and his wife are doing, you can visit the organization's official website here.