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Springsteen tour ticket sales top one million

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band have already sold more than one million tickets for their recently announced 2023 European tour dates, it has been revealed.

The European leg kicks off at the 60,000-cap Estadi Olímpic in Barcelona on 28 April and winds up on 25 July in Italy at Prato della Gerascia, Autodromo di Monza.

Spanish promoter Neo Sala at Doctor Music reveals that demand for the shows helped set a new sales record in the country. “We went on sale on Wednesday (8 June) with one Estadi Olímpic, but it sold so fast that in less than an hour we had to add a second show which continued selling equally well,” says Sala, explaining that Doctor Music exclusively used the entradas.com-Eventim ticketing system for the onsale. “By 12 noon on Wednesday we had sold more than 100,000 tickets which is an absolute record in Spain. No other act in the history of Spanish concerts has sold so many tickets that fast.”

The concerts mark the band’s first run since 2016/17’s The River Tour

Due to demand, extra shows have now also been added in Dublin, Oslo, Gothenburg, Paris, Amsterdam and Hockenheim. The tour currently comprises 26 dates, with additional cities and shows in the UK and Belgium set to be announced at a later date.

The tour kicks off in February 2023 with a series of still-to-be-announced US arena dates, with a second North American tour leg scheduled for August.

The concerts mark the band’s first run since 2016/17’s The River Tour, which was the highest grossing worldwide tour of 2016, earning $268.3m over 76 shows.

Springsteen, who is represented by CAA, reprised his 2017/18 Springsteen On Broadway residency last summer to help reopen New York City theatres. Broadway World reports the acclaimed residency generated $113,058,952 from 236 shows at the Walter Kerr Theatre) and 31 at St James Theatre.

 


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Bruce Springsteen unveils 2023 tour dates

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band have announced they will be returning to the road in 2023.

The group will kick off their tour in February with a series of still-to-be-announced US arena dates, followed by European stadium dates starting at Estadi Olímpic in Barcelona on 28 April. A second North American tour leg will then begin in August.

The scheduled European shows are in Barcelona, Dublin, Paris, Ferrara, Rome, Amsterdam, Landgraaf, Zurich, Düsseldorf, Gothenburg, Oslo, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Vienna, Munich and Monza, with additional cities and shows in the UK and Belgium to be announced at a later date.

The concerts mark the band’s first run since 2016/17’s The River Tour, which was the highest grossing worldwide tour of 2016, earning $268.3m over 76 shows.

“After six years, I’m looking forward to seeing our great and loyal fans next year”

“After six years, I’m looking forward to seeing our great and loyal fans next year,” says Springsteen. “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.”

The frontman reprised his 2017/18 Springsteen On Broadway residency last summer to help reopen New York City theatres.

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band’s confirmed 2023 dates are as follows:

28 April: Barcelona, Spain­ Estadi Olímpic
5&7 May: Dublin, Ireland RDS Arena
13 May: Paris, France La Défense Arena
18 May: Ferrara, Italy Parco Urbano G. Bassani
21 May: Rome, Italy Circo Massimo
25 May: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Johan Cruijff ArenA
11 June: Landgraaf, The Netherlands Megaland
13 June: Zurich, Switzerland Stadion Letzigrund
21 June: Düsseldorf, Germany Merkur Spiel Arena
24&26 June: Gothenburg, Sweden Ullevi
30 June: Oslo, Norway Voldsløkka
11&13 July: Copenhagen, Denmark Parken
15 July: Hamburg, Germany Volksparkstadion
18 July: Vienna, Austria Ernst Happel Stadion
23 July: Munich, Germany Olympiastadion
25 July: Monza, Italy Prato della Gerascia, Autodromo di Monza

 


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