Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are going back to Australia in February. For the first time ever they will be performing in Perth and Adelaide.
Springsteen’s returned to Australia earlier this year after an absence of ten years. His Wrecking Ball tour won a Helpmann Award for Best International Contemporary Concert.
Jon Landau, Springsteen’s manager, says the rockers were planning to return to Australia from the moment they wrapped up their last show at Hanging Rock.
He said in a statement,”This will be our most far reaching tour of Australasia ever and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are planning to make it their finest.”
The rock group Hunters & Collectors will get back together, and will make a guest appearance at the Melbourne show, together with the soulful Dan Sultan. He will also be with the band when they play in the NSW Hunter Valley.
Bruce Springsteen’s career has been phenomenal. His 17 albums have sold 120 million copies and he has won 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes, an Academy Award and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame.
The Documentary film Springsteen & I will have repeat screenings in selected cinemas between August 19 and 21.
Radio station Triple M broke an agreement about when information about the tour was to be published; it was scheduled for Friday but they released it before. The Music Network also broke the news early and published an article on Thursday with screen shots of the radio station’s breach,
But this knowledge will only make his fans more eager. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are sure to receive a great reception wherever they appear.