On the morning of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s first Madison Square Garden of 2016, it was announced that the second one will take place March 28. The March 28 show was rescheduled from Jan. 24, when weather conditions forced a postponement. All tickets for the original show will be honored.
Springsteen has also added a number of other shows from March to May, including two at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, April 23 and 25. Tickets go on sale for those two shows, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m.
All shows will feature the double album, The River, in its entirety, as well as other songs.
On Jan. 31, the band will perform at the Prudential Center in Newark.
Here is the complete text of the press release:
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have rescheduled their Madison Square Garden concert, postponed Sunday due to a blizzard in New York. The River Tour (#TheRiverTour) also will extend its U.S. run with 14 new shows, and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play May 19 in Portugal to headline the first night of Rock in Rio Lisboa.
The rescheduled Madison Square Garden concert will take place March 28. Tickets for the original date will be honored on the new night.
The new U.S. dates will begin with a third and final show at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on March 19. The extended tour will take Springsteen to several West and Midwest markets, including Denver, Dallas and Detroit, wrapping with two shows at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, April 23 and 25.
During each stop on the North American leg of The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band give an in-sequence performance of the 20 songs from 1980’s The River. He previously had performed the album only once in its entirety, during a 2009 concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The current tour’s three-hour-plus sets also include such classics as “Rosalita,” “Dancing in the Dark,” “Thunder Road” and “Born to Run.”
The River Tour, Springsteen’s first in two years, follows the December release of The Ties That Bind: The River Collection, a boxed set that contains the original The River album, along with outtakes, unreleased songs and a two-hour concert film from 1980. The Ties That Bind: The River Collection is available at Amazon (4CD/3DVD or 4CD/2Blu-ray) and iTunes.
“This was the record where I was trying to find out where I fit in,” Springsteen said of The River during the tour’s opening night, Jan. 16 in Pittsburgh. “I wanted to make a record that was big enough that it felt like life — or like an E Street Band show.”
New 2016 The River Tour Dates:
March 19 — Los Angeles, CA — Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (On Sale Jan. 29, 10 a.m.)
TBD — Portland, OR — Mode Center (On Sale TBD)
TBD — Seattle, WA — KeyArena at Seattle Center (On Sale TBD)
March 28 — New York, NY — Madison Square Garden Arena (Jan. 24 Rescheduled)
March 31 — Denver, CO — Pepsi Center (On Sale Feb. 5, 10 a.m.)
April 3 — Oklahoma City, OK — Chesapeake Energy Arena (On Sale Jan. 30, 10 a.m.)
April 5 — Dallas, TX — American Airlines Center (On Sale Jan. 30, 10 a.m.)
April 7 — Kansas City, MO — Sprint Center (On Sale Feb. 5, 10 a.m.)
April 10 — Greensboro, NC — Greensboro Coliseum (On Sale Feb. 5, 10 a.m.)
TBD — Columbus, OH — Schottenstein Center (On Sale TBD)
April 14 — Auburn Hills, MI — The Palace of Auburn Hills (On Sale Feb. 5, 10 a.m.)
April 18 — University Park, PA — Bryce Jordan Arena (On Sale Feb. 6, 10 a.m.)
April 20 — Baltimore, MD — Royal Farms Arena (On Sale Feb. 5, 10 a.m.)
April 23 & 25 — Brooklyn, NY — Barclays Center (On Sale Jan. 29, 11 a.m.)
May 19 — Lisbon, Portugal — Rock in Rio Lisboa
Previously Announced 2016 The River Tour Dates:
January 27 — New York, NY — Madison Square Garden Arena
January 29 — Washington, DC — Verizon Center
January 31 — Newark, NJ — Prudential Center
February 2 — Toronto, ON — Air Canada Centre
February 4 — Boston, MA — TD Garden
February 8 — Albany, NY — Times Union Center
February 10 — Hartford, CT — XL Center
February 12 — Philadelphia, PA — Wells Fargo Center
February 16 — Sunrise, FL — BB&T Center
February 18 — Atlanta, GA — Philips Arena
February 21 — Louisville, KY — KFC Yum! Center
February 23 — Cleveland, OH — Quicken Loans Arena
February 25 — Buffalo, NY — First Niagara Center
February 27 — Rochester, NY — Blue Cross Arena
February 29 — Saint Paul, MN — Xcel Energy Center
March 3 — Milwaukee, WI — BMO Harris Bradley Center
March 6 — St Louis, MO — Chaifetz Arena
March 10 — Phoenix, AZ — Talking Stick Resort Arena
March 13 — Oakland, CA — Oracle Arena
March 15 & 17 — Los Angeles, CA — Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena