Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band are heading back to the road. Springsteen and has band announced a string of U.S. and European shows. The tour with a string of to-be-announced US arena dates, followed by European stadium shows kicking off on April 28th in Barcelona and a second North American tour leg starting in August.
It’s the first time, Springsteen and the E Street band have done live tour shows since concluding their worldwide The River Tour in Australia back in 2017. That tour was named 2016’s top global tour by both Billboard and Pollstar.
Springsteen will be 73 years old when the Tour kicks off.
“After six years, I’m looking forward to seeing our great and loyal fans next year. And I’m looking forward to once again sharing the stage with the legendary E Street Band. See you out there, next year — and beyond,” commented Springsteen in a statement on his web-site.
The planned European stops are Barcelona, Dublin, Paris, Ferrara, Rome, Amsterdam, Landgraaf, Zurich, Düsseldorf, Gothenburg, Oslo, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Vienna, Munich and Monza. Additional cities and shows in the UK and Belgium will be announced at a later date. A schedule of the European tour dates was published.
The E Street Band’s members are: Roy Bittan – piano, synthesizer; Nils Lofgren – guitar, vocals; Patti Scialfa – guitar, vocals; Garry Tallent – bass guitar; Stevie Van Zandt – guitar, vocals; and Max Weinberg – drums; with Soozie Tyrell – violin, guitar, vocals; Jake Clemons – saxophone; and Charlie Giordano – keyboards.