Tickets go on sale Friday and Saturday for a Bruce Springsteen solo acoustic tour in support of his Columbia album "Devils & Dust," which drops April 26.

Tickets go on sale Friday and Saturday for a Bruce Springsteen solo acoustic tour in support of his Columbia album "Devils & Dust," which drops April 26.

The tour of 2,500- to 5,000-seat theaters and theater configurations in arenas begins April 25 in Detroit. Springsteen will play about 14 shows in North America through May 20, before beginning a European run May 24 in Dublin. The European dates, which wrap June 26, will likely be followed by more U.S. shows.

"Our hope is that sometime by the fall we will come back to the U.S. and make some additional appearances in our biggest Bruce markets," longtime Springsteen manager Jon Landau tells Billboard.biz.

The plan is to quickly showcase "Devils & Dust," he says. "Bruce has a beautiful new CD that weÕre very excited about, and we want to get out and show the colors right off, touching base with as many cities as we can conveniently do."

The tour was booked by veteran Springsteen agent Barry Bell in conjunction with Creative Artists Agency, working with various promoters. "We continue to primarily work with people who have been with us through the decades, as long as they continue to do right by us, and they do," Landau says.

Ticket prices are still being finalized, but Landau says they will be about $85 for premium seats.

Springsteen last toured solo in support of 1995's "Ghost of Tom Joad." Then, he played only acoustic guitar; this time around, he will also play piano.

"Bruce is rehearsing the show right now, creating a very specific perspective for it," Landau says. "As is always the case with Bruce, the set will evolve right up until the last show."

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