Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band postponed their second concert in a week. Earlier today (March 11) Springsteen Announced that his March 12 show at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, would be postponed “due to illness.” His March 9 performance at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, was postponed earlier this week. The band has not revealed who was ill. Their next scheduled tour date is March 14 at MVP Arena in Albany, New York. Pitchfork has reached out to Springsteen’s representatives for comment.
“Due to illness, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s concert at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday March 12 has been postponed,” Springsteen wrote in Twitter. “We are working to reschedule the date, so please hold on to your tickets as they will be valid for the rescheduled show.” Stevie Van Zandt, guitarist for the E Street Band saying “There is no need to be anxious or scared. Nothing serious. Just a temporary situation. We will all be back in full force very soon.”
Guitarists Van Zandt and Nils Lofgren, saxophonist Jake Clemons and violinist Soozie Tyrell missed all shows on the band’s 2023 tour after contracting COVID-19, though none were postponed. The band has 15 dates left on the US leg of their tour before heading to Europe at the end of April. Additional US dates are scheduled for this summer and fall.