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Bruce Springsteen doesn’t think live shows will happen until 2022

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 06: Bruce Springsteen performs at the 7th annual “Stand Up For Heroes” event at Madison Square Garden on November 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

 

Bruce Springsteen was originally hoping to launch the E Street Band‘s next tour in the spring of 2021.  He now thinks it’s going to be much longer than that.  During a new chat with Rolling Stone, “The Boss” spoke about his upcoming album, Letter To You, which drops on October 23rd — but also touched upon what the road will look like post-Covid.

Springsteen explained, “My antenna tells me, at best, 2022. And I would consider the concert industry lucky if it happens then. . . I’m going to consider myself lucky if I lose just a year of touring life. Once you hit 70, there’s a finite amount of tours and a finite amount of years that you have. And so you lose one or two, that’s not so great. Particularly because I feel the band is capable of playing at the very, very, very top, or better than, of its game right now. And I feel as vital as I’ve ever felt in my life…  It’s not being able to do something that is a fundamental life force, something I’ve lived for since I was 16-years-old.”

But, concerts aren’t gone for good!  Our last socially distance concert, LIVE FROM THE LOT featuring Sixteen Candles was A BLAST.  Check out pics from the show and keep checking our website our next LIVE FROM THE LOT concert.

sixteencandlesband performing at the SOLD OUT Live from the Lot show at Boomers Stadium Thanks to everyone that came out!Duff Entertainment photos by ZSpang

Posted by 94.7 WLS-FM on Saturday, September 19, 2020

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