Bruce Springsteen – Video Recap Of 31-Date European Tour – Second Leg Of US Tour Starts This Week

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band’s triumphant return to Europe was met with over a million and a half tickets sold and widespread praise as the best shows of the band’s career. With a finale to more than 70,000 fans in Monza, Italy, the 14-country tour included multi-night stands in each of Barcelona, Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam, Gothenburg, Oslo, London and Copenhagen. In London’s Hyde Park, Springsteen and The E Street Band performed to over 130,000 across two nights — backed by The E Street Horns and The E Street Choir — with The Daily Telegraph declaring that “Springsteen is at the peak of his powers” in a five-star review and USA Today urging audiences to “run, don’t walk, to see Springsteen” when he returns to North America this week. That momentum will continue with 31 more tour dates before the end of the year, beginning with two nights at Chicago’s Wrigley Field on 9th and 11th August and finishing at San Francisco’s Chase Center on 10th and 12th December. Multiple-night runs are also scheduled for Philadelphia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pittsburgh, Toronto and Los Angeles.

“Here on the first night of his European tour after a six-year break, stadium-ready and knocking ‘em dead” ★★★★★ The Times

“One of the greatest shows ever… three hours of roaring, soulful, moving and inspirational rock and roll” ★★★★★ Daily Telegraph

“A performance of astonishing intensity, covering visceral rock ’n’ roll, horn-drenched soul and poignant acoustic intimacy” ★★★★★ The Sun

“No surrender! Bruce rocks the joint” ★★★★★ Daily Mail

“Many gigs have one magic moment… Springsteen hits that spot again and again” ★★★★★ Mail on Sunday

“An age-defying, generation-defining performance from The Boss” ★★★★★ The Independent

“The heartland hero remains firmly at his majestic peak” ★★★★★ NME

“An epic performance” ★★★★★ The Scotsman

“The man is unstoppable” ★★★★★ Daily Express

“A hits-packed set that proved Bruce Springsteen is still one of rock’s biggest draws” ★★★★★ Daily Mirror

“Springsteen still shreds his guitar like life depends on it and delivers an electrifying three-hour show” ★★★★★ Metro

“A master at work” ★★★★★ The i Paper

“Talk about showing the youngsters how it’s done” ★★★★★ The People

“Live music doesn’t get more transcendent than this” ★★★★★ Classic Rock

“A typically breathless three-hour set, the Boss and band deliver the goods with such joy and passion” ★★★★ The Observer

“Still having the time of his life… infectious” ★★★★ The Guardian

“An unrelenting rock spectacular” ★★★★ Evening Standard

“A triumphal procession” ★★★★ Financial Times

“Springsteen and E Street continue to deliver at such dizzying levels” MOJO

“Springsteen has delivered a mammoth high-energy set, somewhere between stadium rock show and soul revue…. as good as it gets” Uncut

“There are artists half his age who couldn’t pull off a show of this length and energy. We should savour every moment” BBC News

“A three-hour epic show that transcended any definition of rock music…. extraordinary” New Statesman

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND UPCOMING NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:

Weds, August 9 – Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field

Fri, August 11 – Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field

Weds, August 16 – Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park

Fri, August 18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park

Thurs, August 24 – Foxborough, MA @ Gillette Stadium

Sat, August 26 – Foxborough, MA @ Gillette Stadium

Weds, August 30 – East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium

Fri, September 1 – East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium

Sun, September 3 – East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium

Thurs, September 7 – Syracuse, NY @ JMA Wireless Dome

Sat, September 9 – Baltimore, MD @ Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Tues, September 12 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena

Thurs, September 14 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena

Sat, September 16 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena

Tues, September 19 – Albany, NY @ MVP Arena

Thurs, September 21 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena

Fri, September 29 – Washington, DC @ Nationals Park

Fri, November 3 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena

Mon, November 6 – Edmonton, AB @ Rogers Place

Weds, November 8 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome

Fri, November 10 – Winnipeg, MB @ Canada Life Centre

Tues, November 14 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena

Thurs, November 16 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena

Sat, November 18 – Ottawa, ON @ Canadian Tire Centre

Mon, November 20 – Montreal, QC @ Centre Bell

Thurs, November 30 – Phoenix, AZ @ Footprint Center

Sat, December 2 – San Diego, CA @ Pechanga Arena

Mon, December 4 – Los Angeles, CA @ Kia Forum

Weds, December 6 – Los Angeles, CA @ Kia Forum

Sun, December 10 – San Francisco, CA @ Chase Center

Tues, December 12 – San Francisco, CA @ Chase Center

www.brucespringsteen.net

Hyde Park, London Photo credit: Rob DeMartin

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