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Bruce Springsteen to play London as part of European tour

Bruce Springsteen

Story by Jack Foley

BRUCE Springsteen and The E Street Band have announced their first major tour of the US, UK and Europe in five years.

The autumn road trip is set to begin in Connecticut on October 2 before concluding in London in December.

En route, the band will visit several major US and Canadian cities, including Philadelphia, Toronto, New York and Los Angeles, before concluding the American leg in Boston.

They will then head to Europe, kicking off in Spain on November 25 before playing their final date at London’s O2 Arena on December 19.

The dates have been announced in support of Springsteen’s forthcoming album Magic, which is due for release on October 1.

The complete tour dates are:

October
2 – Hartford, CT Hartford Civic Center
5 – Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
9 & 10 – East Rutherford, NJ Continental Arena
14 – Ottawa, ONT Civic Centre
15 – Toronto, ONT Air Canada Centre
17 & 18 – New York, NY Madison Square Garden
21 – Chicago, IL United Center
26 – Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
28 – Los Angeles, CA TBA

November
2 – St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
4 – Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
5 – Auburn Hills, MI Palace Of Auburn Hills
11 – Washington, DC Verizon Arena
14 – Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena
15 – Albany, NY Times Union Center
18 – Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden

(European leg begins)
25 – Madrid, Spain Palacio De Deportes
26 – Bilbao, Spain Bilbao Ex. Centre
28 – Milan, Italy Datchforum
30 – Arnhem, Netherlands Geldredome

December
2 – Mannheim, Germany Sap Arena
4 – Oslo, Norway Oslo Spektrum
8 – Copenhagen, Denmark Forum Copenhagen
10 – Stockholm, Sweden Globe Arena
12 – Antwerp, Belgium Sports Paleis
13 – Cologne, Germany Koln Arena
15 – Belfast, Ireland Odyssey Arena
17 – Paris, France Palais Omnisports
19 – London O2 Arena