Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band Add 25 New US Dates for 2009

Bruce Springsteen & The Legendary E Street Band have added 25 new US concert dates to their 2009 ‘Workin’ On a Dream’ tour. Springsteen has now sold over

1.5 million concert tickets in 2009 alone, with the new dates expected to push that number over the two million mark.

Springsteen’s European tour has sparked raves; here’s what we’ve read from the European press:

“Monumental.”

– Daily Star, UK

“Springsteen proves he’s still got what it takes with a monster set that brings Glastonbury’s thousands to their feet.”

– The Independent, UK

“Springsteen had us from the start…he went as he came: doing exactly the right thing.”

– Evening Standard, UK

“The world¹s best.”

– VG, Norway

“Springsteen is a volcano. He bursts with an untamable force, three hours of songs that glow like lava.”

– Bild Germany

“Springsteen and the E-Street Band staged a musical earthquake tonight.”

– Süddeutsche Zeitung Germany

“No one can do what Bruce does – he raises the atmosphere to a brand new level.”

– Ilta-Sanomat, Finland

“Thirty songs in and Springsteen, The E Street Band and the audience are all utterly and completely satisfied.”

– Salon Seudun Sanomat, Finland

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE LEGENDARY E STREET BAND 2009 US TOUR DATES

August 22 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center (On sale now)

August 23 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center (On sale now)

August 25 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center (On sale now)

September 10 Nashville, TN Sommett Center (On sale July 25)

September 12 Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre (On sale July 24)

September 13 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Bank Atlantic Center (On sale July 24)

September 16 Greenville, SC Bi-Lo Center (On sale July 31)

September 20 Chicago, IL United Center (On sale August 1)

September 30 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium (Sold out)

October 2 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium (Sold out)

October 3 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium (Sold out)

October 8 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium (On sale now)

October 9 East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium (Sold out)

October 13 Philadelphia, PA Spectrum (On sale July 27)

October 14 Philadelphia, PA Spectrum (On sale July 27)

October 25 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center (On sale August 8)

October 26 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center (On sale August 8)

November 2 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center (On sale TBA)

November 3 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena (On sale August 28)

November 7 New York, NY Madison Square Garden (On sale TBA)

November 8 New York, NY Madison Square Garden (On sale TBA)

November 10 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena (On sale August 22)

November 13 Auburn Hills, MI Palace At Auburn Hills (On sale August 22)

November 15 Milwaukee, WI Bradley Center (On sale August 1)

On June 27, Springsteen played to 135,000 fans ­ his largest audience in over 20 years ­ as the Glastonbury Festival’s headliner. Footage of live songs is posted at http://brucespringsteen.net, including a performance of “The River” taken from Glastonbury. Also, check out video of “London Calling,” opening the set at London’s Hard Rock Calling Festival June 28: 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.

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