The Boss & Co. will not be heading to the office tonight in Columbus, Ohio.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street BandThe Thursday, March 9 concert at the Nationwide Arena has been postponed “due to illness”.
The illness and which band member has it has not been disclosed.
“Due to illness, tonight’s concert by Bruce (Springsteen) and The E Street Band at Nationwide Arena has been postponed,” Nationwide Arena posted on social media Thursday. “We are working to reschedule the date, so please hold on to your tickets as they will be valid for the rescheduled show.”
Several group members have missed shows from the current tour due to COVID, including Steven Van Zandt, Nils Lofgren, Jake Clemons and Soozie Tyrell. The variant of COVID running through the cluster has so far not caused any long-term issues.
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Upcoming concert dates for Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
- March 12, Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut
- March 14, MVP Arena, Albany, New York
- March 16, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia
For more dates, see brucespringsteen.net.
A spokesperson for Springsteen, 73, had no further information.
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Fans planning to attend the concert, some from Canada and others from the UK, reacted to the news with relative understanding.
“I feel bad for the people who traveled and booked flights and rooms. I’m sure Bruce will MORE than make up for it,” one person posted on Twitter.
“I just hope it’s a quick recovery and those with tickets can watch it again when it’s rescheduled,” said another.
Contributor: Chris Jordan, Asbury Park (NJ) Press
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