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Several dates on Bruce Springsteen tour are postponed due to illness


Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have postponed their third concert date in a week, citing illness as the reason. Details remained vague in the tweets which announced the news, and did not specify who was ill or what kind of illness was involved. Over the weekend, E Street Band member Little Steven Van Zandt posted a message about the concert postponements on Twitter: “No need to be anxious or afraid. Nothing serious. Just a temporary situation. We will all be back in full force very soon.”

“The Boss” was forced to postpone his planned performance Tuesday in Albany, NY. He also postponed
a date last Thursday in Columbus, Ohio, and a scheduled concert Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The postponements come a month into Springsteen’s first tour in six years. The latest tweet read: “Due to illness, Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band’s concert at MVP Arena in Albany on Tuesday, March 14 has been postponed. We are working on rescheduling the date so please hold on to your tickets as they will be valid for the rescheduled show.”

The 73-year-old Springsteen kicked off his tour on Feb. 1 in Tampa, Florida before 20,000 fans.  The Asbury Park Press reported last month that E Street Band members Van Zandt and Soozie Tyrell missed a Feb. 10 show in Dallas due to COVID-19.  Van Zandt tweeted at the time he had “a very mild case .. with no real danger or damage” and returned to the tour soon after.

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