Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band has announced 25 new U.S. concert dates to the 2009 “Working on a Dream” tour – which has seen the rock icon sell more than 1.5 million concert tickets so far.
Springsteen’s European tour was a big success and was given great reviews from music critics. Springsteen and the rest of the E Street Band played to 135,000 fans (his largest audience in over 20 years) at the Glastonbury Festival where he was the headliner. Footage of live songs has been posted at http://brucespringsteen.net, and includes a performance of “The River” taken from Glastonbury.
Fans can also check out a video of “London Calling” – opening the set at London’s Hard Rock Calling Festival June 28th: http://www.brucespringsteen.net/news/index.html
A special European edition of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s ‘Greatest Hits’ (Columbia Records) has been a smash, rocketing to #3 on the pan-European chart as well as #1 in Sweden, #2 in Ireland, #3 in Denmark, #3 in Norway, #3 in the UK, #4 in Holland, #5 in Finland, and #6 in Spain.
In a recent cover story, Q Magazine called a Springsteen concert “the greatest show on earth.” ‘Working on a Dream’ (Columbia Records) debuted at #1 in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and New Zealand and received exemplary reviews in Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, People, and elsewhere.
Tour dates include:
August 19 Hartford, CT Comcast Theater
August 22 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
August 23 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
August 25 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
September 10 Nashville, TN Sommett Center
September 12 Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre
September 13 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Bank Atlantic Center
September 16 Greenville, SC Bi-Lo Center
September 20 Chicago, IL United Center
September 30 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium
October 2 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium
October 3 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium
October 8 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium
October 9 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium
October 13 Philadelphia, PA Spectrum
October 14 Philadelphia, PA Spectrum
October 25 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
October 26 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
November 2 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
November 3 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
November 7 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
November 8 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
November 10 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
November 13 Auburn Hills, MI Palace At Auburn Hills
November 15 Milwaukee, WI Bradley Center