After previously postponing all of their September shows due to their battle with peptic ulcer disease, Bruce Springsteen has now postponed all of its remaining shows to 2023, saying they will be pushed back until next year. The dates of the new programming will be announced next week, its representatives said.
Tickets for postponed performances will remain valid for the soon-to-be-announced dates, and refunds will be offered to anyone unable to attend the rescheduled concerts if they submit their requests within 30 days of the 2024 shows being announced.
“Thank you to all my friends and fans for your good wishes, encouragement and support”Springsteen said in a statement posted on social media. “I’m recovering and can’t wait to see everyone next year.”
Representatives said Springsteen is recovering with ongoing treatment, and that all tour dates, which were originally scheduled to end in mid-December, have been postponed “out of an abundance of caution.”
Bruce Springsteen’s health problems
Springsteen’s health problems first became apparent to fans when there was a last-minute postponement of shows in Philadelphia on August 16 and 18, without specifying the nature of his illness at the time. Those Philadelphia shows were immediately postponed to August 21 and 23, 2024, even as he quickly returned to the tour with his usual epic setlists, playing shows that lasted up to three hours at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium from August 30 to 3 of September. .
But that return to the stage did not last long, as on September 6 his organization announced that all of his remaining September concert dates would be delayed until next year, and peptic ulcer disease was revealed to be the source of his affliction. Springsteen already took a break from his and the E Street Band’s touring schedule after that, taking the month of October off., so for the moment it was assumed that he could return to the road in November to complete the last six weeks of the tour. Tour of the United States, as planned.
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