Springsteen to Tour U.S. in Spring

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band ready to return to the road
Posted Jan 25, 2000 at 12:00am
If you somehow missed Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's highly trumpeted, eighty-seven-night 1999 world tour and are still kicking yourself, stop. The Boss' camp has just announced the first twenty-eight days of a spring North American tour set to kick off Feb. 28 at the Bryce Jordan Center at State College, Penn., and wrap up with a five-night stand at New York's Madison Square Garden in mid-June.

The MSG dates will be Springsteen's first in more than a decade -- the last time he played the Garden was on the 1988 "Tunnel of Love Express" tour.

The announced dates for Bruce Springsteen's spring tour are:

2/28: State College, Penn., Bryce Jordan Center
3/4: Orlando, Fla., Orlando Arena
3/9: Tampa, Fla., Ice Palace
3/13: Dallas, Reunion Arena
3/14: Little Rock, Ark., Altel Arena
3/18: Memphis, Tenn., Pyramid Arena
3/19: New Orleans, New Orleans Arena
3/30: Denver, Pepsi Arena
4/3: Portland, Ore., Rose Garden Arena
4/4: Tacoma, Wash., Tacoma Dome
4/8: St. Louis, Kiel Arena
4/9: Kansas City, Mo., Kemper Arena
4/12: Nashville, Nashville Arena
4/14: Louisville, Ken., Freedom Hall
4/17: Austin, Frank Erwin Center
4/18: Houston, Compaq Arena
4/21: Charlotte, N.C., Charlotte Coliseum
4/22: Raleigh, N.C., Raleigh Entertainment Center
4/25: Pittsburgh, Civic Center
4/30: Cincinnati, Firstar Center
5/3: Toronto, Air Canada Arena
5/7: Hartford, Civic Center
6/12, 15, 17, 20, 22: New York, Madison Square Garden

A handful of additional U.S. and Canada shows are expected to be added at a later date. Tickets for the Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, Dallas, New Orleans, Denver, Portland, Tacoma and Kansas City shows go on sale this Saturday (Jan. 29). The other announced shows go on sale Feb. 5 (State College, St. Louis, Austin, Houston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Cincinnati), Feb. 12 (Little Rock, Memphis, Nashville, Toronto), Feb. 19 (Hartford and New York), Feb. 26 (Pittsburgh) and 3/3 (Louisville).

Written by RICHARD SKANSE for RollingStone.com News

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