Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Bruce Springsteen Tour Dates, E Street Lineup Announced

Posted By on Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 9:52 AM


Bruce Springsteen's long awaited 2012 US tour dates are out and, at lest in this first batch, the closest he'll come to St. Louis is an April 17 show in Cleveland and an April 12 show in Detroit. A stop here could be announced at a later date -- there is a tantalizing week between the Cleveland show and one in San Jose. Short of that, it would probably have to be an extra run of dates in the fall; he'll spend the summer touring Europe.

The Boss is touring in support of his seventeenth studio album, Wrecking Ball, out March 6 on Columbia Records. This will be Springsteen's first tour since 1973 without saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who died last year.

Related: Clarence Clemons' Five Best Saxophone Solos Review, Photos, Setlist: Bruce Springsteen at the Scottrade Center, 10/25/09

The E Street Band lineup for this tour is Roy Bittan on piano and synthesizer, Nils Lofgren, Stevie Van Zandt and Patti Scialfa on guitar and backing vocals, Garry Tallent on bass, and Max Weinberg on drums. Violinist Soozie Tyrell and organist Charlie Giordano will play as unofficial members.

2012 Bruce Springsteen US Tour Date

March 18 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena (on sale Feb 4)

March 19 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum (on sale Feb 3)

March 23 - Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum (on sale Jan 28)

March 26 - Boston, MA - TD Garden (on sale Jan 28)

March 28 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center (on sale Jan 28)

March 29 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center (on sale Jan 28)

April 1 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center (on sale Jan 28)

April 3 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center (on sale Jan 27)

April 4 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center (on sale Jan 27)

April 6 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden (on sale Jan 27)

April 9 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden (on sale Jan 27)

April 12 - Detroit, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills (on sale Jan 28)

April 13 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center (on sale Jan 28)

April 16 - Albany, NY - Times Union Center (on sale Jan 28)

April 17 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena (on sale Jan 28)

April 24 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion (on sale Feb 3)

April 26 - Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (on sale Feb 3)

April 29 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (on sale now)

May 2 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center (on sale Jan 27)

Wrecking Ball Tracklist

We Take Care of Our Own Easy Money Shackled and Drawn Jack of All Trades Death to My Hometown This Depression Wrecking Ball You've Got It Rocky Ground Land of Hope and Dreams We Are Alive

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