The Boss, The River and The E Street Band

Bruce Springsteen has announced an intriguing new tour kicking off this Winter in Pittsburgh. Two things that make this one special are the fact that this will be a full E Street Band affair, and that the tour is titled The River Tour.

Unfortunately, it’s not yet clear whether that means Springsteen will be playing the double album in its entirety. We can only hope so, as that album is his best and one of the Top 25 ever, according to our own Cretin (read the article here). My guess is that we hear a lot of the music plus a copious amount of outtakes as Springsteen supports The Ties That Bind: The River Collection, which is a 50 song reissue of the 1980 masterpiece.

Click More to see the full Tour Dates listing.

As a nice bonus, Springsteen will be releasing every concert from the tour on high quality downloads, or CD, through Live.BruceSpringsteen.net within days of each performance. And, to kick things off, Springsteen will serve perform on the December 19th episode of Saturday Night Live.

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band “The River Tour” 2016
January 16— Pittsburgh, PA —Consol Energy Center
January 19—Chicago, IL—United Center
January 24 & 27—New York, NY—Madison Square Garden
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—St 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

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