LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – BST Hyde Park announced today (July 14) that the first headliner to be revealed for 2023 is none other than Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. With the announcement, Springsteen and Co. have also revealed four additions of UK dates to their 2023 international tour – which kicks off in February 2023 in the US.
They will grace the iconic stage at BST Hyde Park in London for the festival’s 10th anniversary for two shows on Thursday (July 6, 2023) and Saturday (July 8, 2023). These London shows are part of their international tour, already selling over 1.2 million tickets.
For these shows, The Boss will be joined by members of the E Street Band: Roy Bittan (piano, synthesizer); Nils Lofgren (guitar, vocals); Patti Scialfa (guitar, vocals); Garry Talent (bass guitar); Stevie Van Zandt (guitar, vocals); and Max Weinberg (drums); with Soozie Tyrell (violin, guitar, vocals); Jake Clemons (saxophone); and Charlie Giordano (keyboards).
Springsteen has released 20 studio albums in his career spanning over six decades with the most recent studio album, 2020 letter to you being the first time the group has recorded live together in over 10 years and debuted at No. 1 in 11 countries.
Springsteen has received 20 Grammys, two Golden Globes, an Academy Award, a Special Tony Award, and has been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In May 2021, he became the eighth recipient of the Woody Guthrie Award, an award that honors an artist who speaks out for social justice and carries on the spirit of the folksinger.
Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band 2023 UK Dates
Tuesday 30 May BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
Friday 16 June Villa Park, Birmingham
Thursday July 6 American Express presents BST Hyde Park, London
Saturday July 8 American Express presents BST Hyde Park, London