SOUTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen’s present Tuesday in Albany has change into the third live performance in every week postponed by the New Jersey rocker citing sickness causes, a month into his first main tour in six years.
“The Boss,” as he’s identified to his followers, additionally gave himself and his E Avenue Band sick days final Thursday once they have been to have carried out in Columbus, Ohio, and once more for a live performance deliberate Sunday at Mohegan Solar Area in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Particulars have been missing in Springsteen’s social media posts, together with a Twitter feed which blamed the most recent postponement on sickness with out specifying who was in poor health or what sort of sickness was contain.
It merely mentioned: “As a result of sickness, Bruce Springsteen and The E Avenue Band’s live performance at MVP Area in Albany on Tuesday, March 14 has been postponed. We’re engaged on rescheduling the date so please maintain on to your tickets as they are going to be legitimate for the rescheduled present.”
The postponement discover made no point out of the foremost winter storm set to hit Albany late Monday.
Springsteen, 73, started the tour on Feb. 1 in Tampa, Florida, earlier than 20,000 followers who principally stood by way of the 28-song area present that included staples like “Born to Run,” “Glory Days,” “Rosalita,” “Promised Land” and “Backstreets.”
In a narrative final month that started “COVID has come to E Avenue,” the Asbury Park Press reported that E Avenue Band members Little Steven Van Zandt and Soozie Tyrell missed a Feb. 10 present in Dallas.
The newspaper, quoting one of many present spectators, mentioned Springsteen from the stage blamed their absences on COVID-19.
In his Twitter feed on the time, Van Zandt answered a fan who requested why he missed the present with: “Sorry people. Covid.”
He added that he had “a really delicate case,” crediting his vaccines and including: “No actual hazard or harm.” He returned to the tour quickly afterward.
On Saturday, Van Zandt posted an encouraging message concerning the live performance postponements on Twitter, saying: “No should be anxious or afraid. Nothing severe. Only a short-term scenario. We are going to all be again in full pressure very quickly.”
The setbacks come a number of months after Springsteen launched his newest album, “Solely the Sturdy Survive,” in November.
The famed musician has offered about 140 million albums whereas successful 20 Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony award in a profession that has spanned all or elements of six a long time.
The primary leg of his U.S. tour was to finish with a homecoming April 14 in New Jersey earlier than he was to go overseas for dates beginning with an April 28 present in Barcelona, Spain. Then, he was to return for extra U.S. live performance dates this summer season, together with at Wrigley Subject in Chicago, and different dates into December.