Still recovering from an ulcer which caused the September dates to be postponed, the American singer announces that he will not return to the stage until 2024.
Bruce Springsteen won’t return to the stage until next year. After postponing his September dates due to a stomach ulcer, the singer announced this Wednesday that all his concerts planned until the end of 2023 will be postponed to 2024 to promote his recovery.
“Due to an abundance of caution, all remaining Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band 2023 tour dates will be rescheduled until 2024,” read a statement posted on social media.
And added a reassuring note: “Bruce Springsteen has continued to recover from his peptic ulcer over the past few weeks, and he will continue his treatment on the advice of doctors.”
The statement also conveys a few words from the 74-year-old singer: “Thank you to all my friends and fans for their well wishes, encouragement and support. I am on the mend and can’t wait to see you all. ‘next year.”
The Springsteen and The E Street Band 2023 Tour is a world tour bringing together the singer and this rock group with whom he has collaborated since 1972. Started last February – and passed through France on May 13 and 15 –it was to continue in September, November and December across Canada and the United States.
The new dates of the postponed concerts, including those in September, will be announced “next week”, again according to the press release. They will take place in the stadiums initially planned. All tickets will remain valid, and their holders will be able to request a refund when the new dates are announced.
This is not the first time that Bruce Springsteen has postponed concerts for health reasons since the start of the tour. Among other things, the shows scheduled in Ohio, Connecticut and New York State for March 9, 12 and 14 have also been rescheduled.
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