E Street Band announces first 2023 US tour dates
Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will kick off their 2023 international tour with 31 performances across the U.S.; spanning from Feb. 1 in Tampa through an April 14 homecoming in Newark, New Jersey, before heading to Europe. The shows will mark Springsteen and The E Street Band's first tour dates since February 2017, and their first in North America since September 2016.
The tour stops in Buffalo at KeyBank Center on March 23.
European dates for the 2023 international tour were announced in May, and over 1.2 million tickets have already been purchased across the continent, with many cities adding second or third stadium shows due to popular demand. At the conclusion of their European run, which is scheduled for April through July 2023, Springsteen and The E Street Band will begin a second to-be-announced North American tour leg in August. Tour dates in the U.K. will also take place next year, with cities and shows to be announced very soon.
Tickets for the 2023 U.S. arena shows will go on sale over the course of the next two weeks, with the first on-sale beginning Wednesday, July 20, at 10 a.m. local time.
The tour will be using Ticketmaster's Verified Fan platform for tickets sold via Ticketmaster. Fans can register for Ticketmaster Verified Fan starting now through Sunday, July 17, for the chance to buy tickets. All registrants who are verified will be equally eligible to receive a unique access code for the Verified Fan on-sale. Registering does not guarantee one will receive a code or have the ability to purchase tickets.
Verified Fan on-sale for Buffalo will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 27.
For shows utilizing Verified Fan, the on-sale will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. local time. If tickets remain, a general on-sale for all fans begins the same day at 3 p.m. local time, with no code required.
To register for the Ticketmaster Verified Fan on-sale, visit https://verifiedfan.ticketmaster.com/springsteen.
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. It debuted at No. 1 in 11 countries. Their most recent trek, “The River Tour” in 2016-2017, was named 2016’s top global tour by both Billboard and Pollstar.
The E Street Band's members are: Roy Bittan – piano, synthesizer; Nils Lofgren – guitar, vocals; Patti Scialfa – guitar, vocals; Garry Tallent – bass guitar; Stevie Van Zandt – guitar, vocals; and Max Weinberg – drums; with Soozie Tyrell – violin, guitar, vocals; Jake Clemons – saxophone; and Charlie Giordano – keyboards.
For more information, visit brucespringsteen.net.