It's official! Bruce Springteen will be back on our shores for his Australian and New Zealand tour next year.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band were currently on tour in Europe and the U.S. and have now announced that they will be heading down under in January and Feburary of 2017 for nine huge shows.
Springsteen and his legendary band will be visiting Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Hanging Rock, Hunter Valley, Brisbane, Auckland and Christchurch.
Special guest performances include, Aussie rock band Jet who will be reforming to hit the road for the Melbourne, Hanging Rock, Hunter Valley, Christchurch and Auckland shows. Guitar legend Diesel will special guest at Hanging Rock and Hunter Valley, and Kiwi favourites Marlon Williams & the Yarra Benders will be performing at Christchurch and Auckland.
Jan 25, 2017 Perth Arena, Perth
Jan 30, 2017 Adelaide Entertainment Centre Arena, Adelaide
Feb 02, 2017 AAMI Park, Melbourne
Feb 07, 2017 Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney
Feb 11, 2017 Hanging Rock, Macedon
Feb 14, 2017 Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane
Feb 18, 2017 Hope Estate, Hunter Valley
Feb 21, 2017 AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Feb 25, 2017 Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland
The last time Springsteen toured Australia was in 2014 with a run of sold out shows, and his anticipated return is sure to be a fantastic rock 'n' roll performance. With a career spanning more than forty years, Bruce Springsteen, 66, has twenty Grammy Awards, has released eighteen studio albums, has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and even won an Oscar for Best Original Song for Streets Of Philadelphia from Philadelphia at the 66th Annual Academy Awards® in 1994. This living legend just keeps delivering gold!
Watch Bono induct Bruce Springsteen into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Springteen's latest music and autobiography
Chapter and Verse is Springsteen's new album with five never released tracks including Ballad of Jesse James (1972) and You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover (1967), along with classics such as Born to Run (1975) and Born in the U.S.A (1984) fans will love.
The songs featured on the album are an audio companion to Bruce Springsteen's extraordinary forthcoming autobiography, which will be released four days before his autobiography on 23rd September 2016. Read the full review here.
(Featured image: Bruce Springsteen/Facebook)
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