Springsteen Announces US and European Tour
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have announced their first full scale tour of the US and Europe since 2002/2003.
The 31 confirmed dates will include two nights at New York's Madison Square Gardens, as well as taking in Spain, Germany, Italy and France, Springsteen and co. will only play one UK date - at the end of the tour.
As reported two weeks ago, the new Springsteen studio album ‘Magic’ featuring the E Street band is due for release this October.
Springsteen last worked with long-time collaborators The E Street Band on 2002’s “The Rising”, but has released two albums since then, 2005's "Devils & Dust" and last year's "We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions".
The shows take in a full tour of the US, from October 2 winding up at the O2 Arena in London on December 19.
Tickets for the O2 go onsale this Thursday, August 30 at 9am, priced £47.50 & £57.50 (subject to booking fee).
Springsteen with The E Street Band will play the following venues later this year:
Hartford, CT, Hartford Civic Center (October 2)
Philadelphia, PA, Wachovia Center (5)
East Rutherford, NJ, Continental Arena (9/10)
Ottawa, ONT, Civic Centre (14)
Toronto, ONT, Air Canada Centre (15)
New York, NY, Madison Square Garden (17/18)
Chicago, IL, United Center (21)
Oakland, CA, Oracle Arena (26)
Los Angeles, CA, Venue TBA (28)
St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center (November 2)
Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena (4)
Auburn Hills, MI, Palace Of Auburn Hills (5)
Washington, D.C., Verizon Arena (11)
Pittsburgh, PA, Mellon Arena (14)
Albany, NY, Times Union Center (15)
Boston, MA, TD Banknorth Garden (18)
Madrid, Spain, Palacio De Deportes (25)
Bilbao, Spain, Bilbao Ex. Centre (26)
Milan, Italy, Datchforum (28)
Arnhem, Netherlands, Geldredome (30)
Mannheim, Germany, Sap Arena (December 2)
Oslo, Norway, Oslo Spektrum (4)
Copenhagen, Denmark, Forum Copenhagen (8)
Stockholm, Sweden, Globe Arena (10)
Antwerp, Belgium, Sports Paleis (12)
Cologne, Germany, Koln Arena (13)
Belfast, Ireland, Odyssey Arena (15)
Paris, France, Palais Omnisports (17)
London, UK, O2 Arena (19)