Bruce Springsteen's longtime sideman is hoping to put together a "Policeman's Ball" in New York City to bring in funds for good causes including the Detectives' Endowment Association Widows' and Children's Fund and kids cancer charity With Arms Wide Open.

Editors of New York Post gossip column Page Six report the gig is slated to take place at a venue in Manhattan later this month (Dec15), but a representative for Steven insists the plans have yet to be finalised.