Bruce Springsteen and Eric Church take the stage together at Stand Up for Heroes 2018

Our nation's veterans deserve the best, and on Monday night, Bruce Springsteen and Eric Church certainly delivered.

The two artists took the stage together at Madison Square Garden's Hulu Theatre on Monday night for this year's Stand Up for Heroes, presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival.

Springsteen started his set with "This Hard Land" and "If I Should Fall Behind" before Church joined him onstage for "Working on the Highway." He closed the night with "Dancing in the Dark."

The Boss, in the spirit of the night, also delivered two raunchy jokes that he appeared to write himself -- but they were, in fact, pretty funny. (Both punchlines included the word "penis.")

“Thanks, I’m not a comedian  but when I come here I tell the jokes,” Springsteen said. “My jokes are not comedian jokes, so you got to cut them a little slack.”

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Eric Church and Bruce Springsteen peroforms on stage at The New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation present the 12th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Bob Woodruff Foundation)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Eric Church and Bruce Springsteen peroforms on stage at The New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation present the 12th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Bob Woodruff Foundation)
Bruce Springsteen performs at the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Eric Church performs on stage at The New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation present the 12th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Bob Woodruff Foundation)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Bruce Springsteen performs on stage at The New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation present the 12th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Bob Woodruff Foundation)
Patti Scialfa, left, and Bruce Springsteen perform at the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
Patti Scialfa, left, and Bruce Springsteen perform at the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
Bruce Springsteen performs at the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
Seth Meyers attends the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
Jon Stewart attends the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
Jim Gaffigan attends the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
Bob Woodruff attends the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit red carpet at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Patti Scialfa and Bruce Springsteen perform on stage at The New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation present the 12th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Bob Woodruff Foundation)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Bruce Springsteen performs on stage at The New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation present the 12th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Bob Woodruff Foundation)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 05: (Image was captured on the LG V40 ThinQ) Capt. Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger (R) and Lorrie Sullenberger arrive at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 05, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 05: Jimmy Carr and Kionte Storey arrives at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 05, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/FilmMagic)
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While New York may not be known for hosting a country fanbase, diehard Church fans peppered the theater, with a number of supporters vocalizing their affection throughout his performance.

The night also saw stand-up from Jon Stewart, Seth Meyers, Jim Gaffigan and Jimmy Carr, and ultimately raised over $5.4 million for Stand Up for Heroes.

Organizers Bob and Leigh Woodruff also announced a contest at omaze.com/Bruce to win tickets and a backstage meet-and-greet for "Springsteen on Broadway," which ends Dec. 15.

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(Left to Right) Evan Springsteen, US singer Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Sam Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 2018 Tony Awards - Red Carpet at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 10, 2018. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Sam Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen, Jessica Springsteen and Evan Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: (L-R) Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen, Jessica Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, 2018 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Evan Springsteen, Sam Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, 2018 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: (L-R) Evan Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Sam Springsteen, and Jessica Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions )
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Evan James Springsteen, Jessica Rae Springsteen and Sam Ryan Springsteen are seen in the audience during the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 22: Bruce Springsteen (L) and his daughter Jessica Springsteen (R) arrive at the Ed Sullivan Theater for a taping of 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' on September 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Debra L Rothenberg/GC Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 08: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) The Springsteen Family: Sam Ryan Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Evan James Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Rae Springsteen pose backstage at 'Spring Awakening' on Broadway at The Eugene O'Neill Theater on August 8, 2008 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Trudie Styler and Jessica Springsteen at the opening night arrivals for 'Springsteen on Broadway' at The Walter Kerr Theatre on October 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 20: Jessica Springsteen attends Global Champions Tour Horse Tournament on May 20, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Europa Press/Europa Press via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 31: Jessica Springsteen and Bruce Springsteen attend U2's 'iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE' tour at Madison Square Garden on July 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15: Jessica Springsteen and Bruce Springsteen backstage after a performance of 'The Last Ship' at the Neil Simon Theatre on October 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: (L to R) Bruce Springsteen, daughter Jessica Springsteen and wife Patti Scialfa attend the 2014 Longines Global Championships Tour party at Claridge's Hotel on August 13, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Maybourne Hotel Group)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 06: Bruce Springsteen (C) and his wife Patti Scialfa (L) pose with their daughter Jessica Springsteen (R) during the Paris Eiffel Jumping presented by Gucci at Champ-de-Mars on July 6, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Gucci)
PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 08: Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 'Gucci Paris Masters 2013' at Paris Nord Villepinte on December 8, 2013 in Paris, France. photo By Christian liewig (Photo by liewig christian/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Jessica Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, honoree Bruce Springsteen, Adele Springsteen and Pamela Springsteen attend MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Bruce Springsteen at Los Angeles Convention Center on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
Bruce Springsteen with wife Patti Scialfa (left) and his daughter Jessica at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 09: Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the Equestrian Aid Foundation Benefit held at Anthropoligie in Rockefeller Center on December 9, 2008. . (Photo by Alli Harvey/Getty Images)
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