The Boss is still recovering from peptic ulcer disease
After previously pushing his remaining September tour dates, Bruce Springsteen has postponed the rest of his current tour to 2024. The Boss is still recovering from a medical issue, and has taken the advice of his doctors to rest until next year. Read the full statement from his management team below.
Bruce Springsteen has continued to recover steadily from peptic ulcer disease over the past few weeks and will continue treatment through the rest of the year on doctor’s advice. With this in mind, and out of an abundance of caution, all remaining 2023 tour dates for Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will be postponed until 2024. Rescheduled dates for each of the 2023 shows, including those postponed earlier this month, will be announced next week, all taking place at their originally scheduled venues. When the new 2024 dates are announced, those unable to attend on the new date who purchased their tickets through official ticketing companies have 30 days to request a refund. All tickets for postponed performances will remain valid for the newly announced dates.
“Thanks to all my friends and fans for your good wishes, encouragement, and support,” Springsteen said. “I’m on the mend and can’t wait to see you all next year.”
On September 7, Springsteen and The E Street Band postponed all remaining September tour dates, beginning with their show scheduled for the JMA Wireless Dome in Syracuse, New York. Springsteen had previously cancelled his Philadelphia performances on August 16 and 18. The legendary rocker has since confirmed his return to South Philly on Wednesday, August 21, 2024 and Friday, August 23, 2024. Tickets for the August 16 (2023) show will be valid for the August 21 (2024) show, and tickets for the August 18 (2023) show will be valid for the August 23 (2024) show. Tickets for both new shows can be purchased HERE.
Fans can request a refund within the next 30 days for the newly postponed shows. If fans bought tickets through a third party service (e.g. StubHub, Vivid Seats, etc.), they will have to contact that service for their refund policy.
Springsteen launched the second leg of his North American tour on August 9 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Boss will be performing in East Rutherford, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Vancouver, Toronto, Phoenix, and more. The run is slated to wrap up at the Chase Center in San Francisco on December 8.
Springsteen recently appeared on the new song from fellow New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem, “History Books.” It is the title track of the band’s forthcoming studio album. The music video for the song is out now.
“When Bruce Springsteen said I should write a duet for us, I think my head exploded,” says frontman The Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon. “It will never get old to me that one of the greatest songwriters in the world, and one of my hero’s voices, will forever be captured in a song I wrote at a small wooden desk, in October, in New Jersey.”
Springsteen and The E Street Band’s most recent studio album, 2020’s Letter To You (Columbia Records), marked their first time recording live together in decades and debuted at #1 in eleven countries.
Bruce’s latest studio album Only The Strong Survive arrived last November via Columbia Records. The covers outing is a collection of fifteen soul music classics. Featuring lead vocals by Springsteen, Only The Strong Survive celebrates soul music gems from the legendary catalogues of Motown, Gamble and Huff, Stax and many more. This 21st studio album from Bruce Springsteen will also feature guest vocals by Sam Moore, as well as contributions from The E Street Horns, full string arrangements by Rob Mathes, and backing vocals by Soozie Tyrell, Lisa Lowell, Michelle Moore, Curtis King Jr., Dennis Collins and Fonzi Thornton.
Only The Strong Survive was tracked at Thrill Hill Recording in New Jersey, produced by Ron Aniello, engineered by Rob Lebret and executive produced by Jon Landau.