Bruce Springsteen 'Wrecking Ball' U.S. Tour Dates Announced

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will launch the first U.S. leg of the 2012 "Wrecking Ball" World Tour on March 18 in Atlanta, the singer announced today. Springsteen's 17th studio album, "Wrecking Ball," will be released on Columbia Records on March 6.

"We Take Care Of Our Own," the album's first single, can be streamed at the singer's official website; the album is also available for pre-order.

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The official press release lists the E Street Band's members as follows, notably excluding a horn player. Longtime saxophonist Clarence Clemons passed away last year. 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 and Charlie Giordano ( keyboards.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band 2012 Tour Dates:

U.S. Tour Dates

March 18: Atlanta, Ga. (Philips Arena)
March 19: Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)
March 23: Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Bay Times Forum)
March 26: Boston, Mass. (TD Garden)
March 28: Philadelphia, Pa. (Wells Fargo Center)
March 29: Philadelphia, Pa. (Wells Fargo Center)
April 1: Washington, D.C. (Verizon Center)
April 3: East Rutherford, N.J. (Izod Center)
April 4: East Rutherford, N.J. (Izod Center)
April 6: New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)
April 9: New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)
April 12: Detroit, Mich. (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
April 13: Buffalo, N.Y. (First Niagara Center)
April 16: Albany, N.Y. (Times Union Center)
April 17: Cleveland, Ohio (Quicken Loans Arena)
April 24: San Jose, Calif. (HP Pavilion)
April 26: Los Angeles, Calif. (Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena)
April 29: New Orleans, L.A. (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival)
May 2: Newark, N.J. (Prudential Center)

European Tour Dates

May 13: Seville, Spain (Estadio Olimpico)
May 17: Barcelona, Spain (Estadio Olimpico Lluis)
May 18: Barcelona, Spain (Estadio Olimpico Lluis)
May 25: Frankfurt, Germany (Commerzbank Arena)
May 27: Cologne, Germany (RheinEnergieStadion)
May 28: Landgraaf, Netherlands (Pinkpop)
May 30: Berlin, Germany (Olympia Stadion)
June 2: San Sebastian, Spain (Estadio Anoeta)
June 3: Lisbon, Portugal (Rock in Lisbon)
June 7: Milan, Italy (Stadio Meaza)
June 10: Florence, Italy (Stadio Francesco)
June 11: Trieste, Italy (Stadio Trieste)
June 17: Madrid, Spain (Estadio Santago Bernabu)
June 19: Montpellier, France (Park & Suites Arena)
June 21: Sunderland, U.K. (Stadium of Light)
June 22: Manchester, U.K. (Etihad Stadium)
June 24: Isle of Wight, U.K. (Isle of Wight Festival)
July 4: Paris, France (Bercy)
July 5: Paris, France (Bercy)
July 7: Roskilde, Denmark (Roskilde Festival)
July 9: Zurich, Switzerland (Stadium Letzigrund)
July 11: Prague, Czech Republic (Synot Tip Arena)
July 12: Vienna, Austria (Ernst Happel Stadium)
July 14: London, U.K. (Hard Rock Calling)
July 17: Dublin, Ireland (RDS)
July 18: Dublin, Ireland (RDS)
July 21: Oslo, Norway (Valle Hoven)
July 23: Bergen, Norway (Koengen)
July 24: Bergen, Norway (Koengen)
July 27: Gothenberg, Sweden (Ullevi)
July 28: Gothenberg, Sweden (Ullevi)
July 31: Helsinki, Finland (Olympic Stadium)

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