Bruce played the song 6 times as Regular opening song for Steel Mill.
1970-07-17 - SUNSHINE IN, ASBURY PARK, NJ
One show, double bill, with Steel Mill headlining and Lotus opening. Following a nice show-opening "Dancing In The Street" Springsteen jokingly comments "It's all happening out there in the street, so what are we doing in here?"
1970-08-14 - 7TH AND MARSHALL STREET PARKING DECK, RICHMOND, VA
one show, triple bill, with blues band Marlo Mays & The Stingers opening, Mercy Flight performing second and Steel Mill headlining and closing. This is one the most famous of all Steel Mill’s gigs
1970-10-17 - MC GYM, MONMOUTH COLLEGE, WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ
One show, double bill, with Steel Mill headlining and Sunny Jim opening. On the soundboard tape, drummer and background vocalist Vini Lopez's voice microphone is abnormally dominant in the mix, sounding like he was a co-lead singer.1970-11-27 - SUNSHINE IN, ASBURY PARK, NJ
Two shows, triple bill, with the bottom-billed Steel Mill opening for the second-billed Cactus and headliner Black Sabbath (fronted by a spooked Ozzy Osbourne, who received death threats before the show). About eight minutes into "Dancing In The Street" the generator power fails for 12 seconds, much to the frustration of Bruce who comments "we must be the guinea pigs here tonight.
1971-01-22 - THE UPSTAGE, ASBURY PARK, NJ
One show, double bill, with Steel Mill headlining and National Debt opening. The song is played in a medley Dancing in the street - Honky Tonk woman
- Proud Mary
1999-09-09 - THE PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS, AUBURN HILLS, MI
a snippet of the song was played as introduction to Don't look back
a snippet of the song was played as part of Mary's place
Bruce performs "Heat Wave" with Martha Reeves and "Mary's Place" includes in the intro "Dancing In The Street