Bruce performed the song 6 times:
1991-01-16 - WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL, NEW YORK CITY, NY
Springsteen attends the sixth Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Awards, with The Impressions (Curtis Mayfield), Wilson Pickett, The Byrds and Ike & Tina Turner the evening’s key inductees. Bruce does not give any induction speech but takes the stage alongside Jackson Browne, Don Henley, and Chaka Khan to perform “People Get Ready” and then participates in the closing jam, trading lead vocals with John Fogerty on "In The Midnight Hour".
1991-08-04 - CHEERS, LONG BRANCH, NJ (The Outcry)
With The Outcry. a New Jersey band.
1994-03-01 - RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL, NEW YORK CITY, NY (Grammy Awards)
36th Grammy Awards. A Curtis Mayfield medley
with various artists and Bruce presenting Curtis with a special "Legend" Grammy award. With Steve Cropper, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Vernon Reid, Steve Winwood, Tony! Toni! Toné!, Narada Michael Walden, Don Was, and others. Bruce sings lead on "Gypsy Woman" and takes the first line of "People Get Ready". Mayfield and The Impressions (including Jerry Butler) are onstage for "Amen".
The medley included snippets of six songs written by Curtis Mayfield:
Bruce performed the song also together with the wallflowers
1999-03-15 - WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL, NEW YORK CITY, NY (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame)
Bruce is finally inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The E Street Band support. The song is performed in a closing Jam with Bono, Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Lauryn Hill, Nils Lofgren, et al.
2005-10-17 - WACHOVIA CENTER, PHILADELPHIA, PA (U2)
Bruce and Patti Scialfa join U2 during the first encore of their show in Philadelphia. Bono introduces Bruce by saying they need an extra guitar player, much like he did in the same city in 1987 when Springsteen joined for "Stand By Me
2008-10-16 - HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM, NEW YORK CITY, NY (Change Rocks Barack Obama Benefit)
"Change Rocks" benefit show for Barack Obama's presidential campaign. Bruce first backs John Legend for a song, and then does a pair of solo acoustic songs. John Legend and India Arie also guest on "Spirit In The Night", "The Rising", and "People Get Ready", plus Stevie Wonder's classic "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
" with Barack Obama.