Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band have announced two Irish dates for their European return to the road tour which kicks off on April 28, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. The Irish dates are May 5 and 7 at the RDS Arena in Dublin.
Tickets for the Dublin dates will go on sale Friday, May 27 at 8:00 a.m. through Ticketmaster.
The full list of tour locations is Barcelona, Dublin, Paris, Ferrara, Rome, Amsterdam, Landgraaf, Zurich, Dusseldorf, Gothenburg, Oslo, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Vienna, Munich and Monza.
Further cities and shows in the UK and Belgium will be announced at a later date and a second leg of the North American tour will begin in August.
The 2023 dates will mark the first live shows for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band since completing their 14-month world tour The River Tour in Australia in February 2017. The River Tour was named the best world tour of 2016 by Billboard and Pollstar.
“After six years, I can’t wait to see our big and loyal fans next year. And I can’t wait to share the stage with the legendary E Street Band again. See you there next year. – and beyond,” Springsteen said.
Springsteen and The E Street Band last performed together on the television show Saturday Night Live in December 2020, where they debuted live versions of two songs from their latest studio album Letter To You, which reached No. number one in eleven countries and marked the band’s debut album. live recording time together for decades.
Last year, Springsteen unveiled his unreleased Legendary 1979 film No Nukes Concerts and collaborated with former US President Barack Obama on the book Renegades: Born In The USA.
He also reprized his Springsteen On Broadway show to help reopen New York theaters last summer.