Fans of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band are finding that good things come to those who wait. Last week, the Boss announced...

Fans of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band are finding that good things come to those who wait. Last week, the Boss announced his first dates for his 2009 tour in Europe. This week, the iconic musician has followed suit with a new 26-date spring itinerary for the United States.

The coast-to-coast outing kicks off April 1 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA, and wraps with May 21 and 23 concerts at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ. Additional two-night stands are booked for April 21-22 at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, MA, and April 28-29 at the Wachovia Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA.

A single show in Canada is scheduled for May 7 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON. Public onsales for most dates on the spring trek begin February 2.

The U.S. dates open the 2009 touring season for Springsteen & The E-Street Band, who will then be heading overseas for a summer stint in Europe. With 10 dates originally confirmed, more than 20 shows are now on the books for mainland Europe and Ireland. The iconic group’s three performances in Stockholm, Sweden, and two-night stand in Bergen, Norway, have already sold out.

Springsteen is touring behind his newest album, “Working on a Dream,” which hit store shelves today (January 27). The Boss’s sixteenth studio record has already received glowing reviews, including a five-star rating from Rolling Stone.

Bruce Springsteen itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

April 1San Jose, CAHP Pavilion
April 3Glendale, Arena
April 5Austin, TXFrank Erwin Center
April 7Tulsa, OKBOK Center
April 8Houston, TXToyota Center
April 10Denver, COPepsi Center
April 15Los Angeles, CALos Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
April 21 – 22Boston, MATD Banknorth Garden
April 24Hartford, CTXL Center
April 26Atlanta, GAPhilips Arena
April 28 – 29Philadelphia, PAWachovia Spectrum
May 2Greensboro, NCGreensboro Coliseum
May 4Hempstead, NYNassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
May 5Charlottesville, VAJohn Paul Jones Arena
May 7Toronto, ONAir Canada Centre
May 8University Park, PABryce Jordan Center
May 11Saint Paul, MNXcel Energy Center
May 12Chicago, ILUnited Center
May 14Albany, NYTimes Union Center
May 15Hershey, PAHersheypark Stadium
May 18Washington, DCVerizon Center
May 19Pittsburgh, PAMellon Arena
May 21, 23East Rutherford, NJIzod Center
May 30Landgraaf, HOLPink Pop Festival
June 2Tampere, FINRatinan Stadion
June 4 – 5, 7Stockholm, SWEStockholm Stadium
June 9 – 10Bergen, NOR Koengen
July 2Munich, GEROlympiastadion
July 3Frankfurt, GERCommerzbank Arena
July 5Vienna, AUTErnst Happel Stadion
July 8Herning, DENHerning MCH
July 11Dublin, IRERDS
July 16Carhaix, FRAFestival des Vielles Charrues
July 19Rome, ITAStadio Olimpico
July 21Turino, ITAOlimpico di Torino
July 23Udine, ITAStadio Friuli
July 26Bilbao, SPASan Mames Stadium
July 28Benidorm, SPAEstadio Municipal de Foietes
July 30Sevilla, SPALa Cartuja Olympic Stadium
Aug 1Valladolid, SPAEstadio Jose Zorrilla
Aug 2Santiago, SPAMonte Del Gozo