Bruce Springsteen shows at Citizens Bank Park postponed due to illness

Tickets purchased will still be valid for the rescheduled dates.

Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt singing into a microphone on stage

Bruce Springsteen, left, and E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt perform on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP)

The two Bruce Springsteen shows scheduled for Wednesday and Friday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia have been postponed.

According to a statement on Springsteen’s social media accounts, “The Boss” has fallen ill, and work is underway to reschedule the concerts.

Tickets purchased for this week’s shows will remain valid for the new dates. Prices peaked at $300 for the concerts.

His tour with the E Street Band is scheduled to run through December, with the closest shows to Philly taking place at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey from August 30 to September 3.

Springsteen played at the Wells Fargo Center in March, and according to our news partner 6abc, the ticket demand was the “largest demand for tickets in Philadelphia music history,” with as many as 90,000 fans waiting in queue to purchase tickets.

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“The Boss” is one of the most successful recording artists in American history, with multiple gold and platinum records, 20 Grammy Awards, and a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Springsteen and the E Street Band have had multiple No. 1 albums on the Billboard charts, as well as multiple Top 10 hits, such as “Streets of Philadelphia,” which peaked at No. 9 on the Top 100.

This adds to a list of recently canceled shows in Philadelphia, as this year’s Made In America Festival was canceled last week, which was set to feature SZA and Lizzo as the headliners. According to MIA’s social media accounts, the cancelation was due to “severe circumstances outside of production control.”

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