17 dates including four in the UK, the first in over a decade...

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band have announced a European tour which includes four UK dates. There will also be an album released – ’18 Tracks’ on April 12 which is a compilation of highlights from last year’s ‘Tracks’ – and tickets go on sale next week.

The dates, which start and end in Spain are

Spain Barcelona Palau Sant Jordi (April 9) Germany Munich Olympiahalle (13) Cologne Kolnarena (15) Italy Bolgna Polosport (17) Milan Forum (19) Austria Vienna Stadthalle (24) Switzerland Zurich Hallenstadion (26) France Lyon Halle Tony Garnier (28)


Manchester Evening News Arena (May 1) Birmingham NEC (16) London Earl’s Court (18 & 19)

Ireland Dublin RDS (25) Germany Berlin Wuhlheide (29) France Paris Bercy Centre (June 2) Spain Zaragosa Romareda Stadium (5) Madrid Estadio De La Comunidad (7)

This is the first E Street Band tour since 1988’s Amnesty International Dates – Springsteen visited the UK in 1995 to do acoustic shows around the release of ‘The Ghost Of Tom Joad’.

Tickets for the UK SHOWS ONLY are available FROM MARCH 12 from‘s 24-hour ticketline on 0870 121 0125 or click here to go to our online gig guide and ticket service.