Illness Sidelines Springsteen Tour, Raising Sales Questions
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band appear to be on something of a tour pause, having just announced the postponement of Tuesday’s show at Albany’s MVP Arena after previously pushing back the March 9 Columbus Ohio gig and Sunday’s show at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. The reason given,... Read more
Bruce Springsteen Adds Second North American Leg of 2023 Tour
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band celebrated Valentines Day with the announcement of a second leg of North American tour dates in 2023. The performances will take the legendary performers through late summer and well into fall, extending their tour to a full 10 months this year, having... Read more
“Backstreets” Fanzine Shuts Down in Protest of Springsteen Ticket Prices
Backstreets, published continuously since 1980, announced in an Op-Ed by Publisher and Editor in Chief Christopher Phillips that it is shutting down after 43 years. The reason for the Bruce Springsteen fanzine calling it quits is surging “dynamic” ticket pricing – and the choice by “The Boss” to embrace... Read more
Bruce Springsteen Shrugs Off Criticism of Dynamic Ticket Pricing
Bruce Springsteen shrugged off criticism of his allowing for “dynamic” surge ticket pricing when his 2023 E Street Band tour dates went on sale earlier this year, which drew widespread fan condemnation and anger. The singer defended the prices – which some fans complained were surged into multiple thousands... Read more
Disabled Fans Had an Even Worse Time than Most in Springsteen Ticket Debacle
Price for tickets to Bruce Springsteen’s 2023 tour left many fans furious, shocked and disappointed in summer when tickets went on sale. But they were not alone suffering from the surged numbers. A fan with a disability found himself in a situation being left without an option but to... Read more
NJ Speaker Calls for Hearing Over Springsteen Ticket Prices
The uproar surrounding the ticket prices for the 2023 U.S. dates on Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tour continues, with politicians in the singer’s home state of New Jersey weighing in on the outrageous “dynamic” and “platinum” schemes used to inflate prices from the box office. “I... Read more
Springsteen Manager Fires Back Against Ticket Price Complaints
Fan outrage over the Springsteen ticket price strategy for next year’s tour has been widespread over the last week, but the singer’s management has had enough. Jon Landau, Springsteen’s longtime manager, expressed the frustration he felt at being called out for allowing Ticketmaster to use its “dynamic” and “platinum”... Read more
Pascrell Slams “Greedy” Ticketmaster Over Springsteen Fiasco
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. has long been a foe of Live Nation Entertainment and Ticketmaster, and spared no fury at the latest controversy the entertainment and ticketing giant has generated – massive outrage over sky-high ticket prices for beloved New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen’s 2023 tour dates. The... Read more
Bruce Springsteen Fans Furious Over Outrageous Ticket Prices
Fans of Bruce Springsteen had a rude awakening this week, faced with the new normal in ticket prices as shows for the U.S. dates on his 2023 tour went on sale Wednesday. Surged prices, weaponized by the “dynamic” and “platinum” ticket pricing systems put in place by Ticketmaster and... Read more
Bruce Springsteen Adds Four UK Shows to Growing 2023 Plans
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band added another stretch of concerts to their 2023 plans, announcing four concerts for the UK in late spring. The band has now unveiled all but one leg of their touring plans for next year, having first dropped dates for a run in... Read more