The Wrecking Ball Tour is the 2012 concert tour by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. The tour goes hand in hand with Springsteen's most recent album, Wrecking Ball, which was released on May 6th, 2012. The whirlwind tour will begin in Atlanta on March 18th and after 20 shows in the U.S. and 33 in Europe, will end on July 31st in Helsinki, Finland.


  • Original E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons passed away in 2011, so Eddie Manion and Clemons' nephew Jake Clemons will play sax on the tour.
  • The E Street Band on the tour will consist of 15 members, the largest since 1987's Tunnel of Love Express Tour.

Tour PersonnelEdit

  • Bruce Springsteen: lead vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Roy Bittan: piano, synthesizer, accordion
  • Nils Lofgren: rhythm guitar, lead guitar, pedal steel guitar, acoustic guitar, accordion, background vocals
  • Patti Scialfa: background vocals, some duet vocals, acoustic guitar, occasional tambourine
  • Garry Tallent: bass guitar, rare background vocals, rare tuba
  • Steven Van Zandt: rhythm guitar, lead guitar, mandolin, acoustic guitar, background vocals, occasional featured lead vocal
  • Max Weinberg: drums, rare tambourine


  • Soozie Tyrell: violin, acoustic guitar, percussion, background vocals
  • Charles Giordano: organ, accordion, electronic glockenspiel, rare piano, occasional background vocals
  • Cindy Mizelle: background vocals
  • Curtis King: background vocals
  • Clark Gayton: trombone
  • Eddie Manion: saxophone
  • Curt Ramm: trumpet
  • Barry Danielian: trumpet
  • Jake Clemons: saxophone

Tour DatesEdit

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Date City Country Venue
North America
March 18, 2012 Atlanta United States Philips Arena
March 19, 2012 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum
March 23, 2012 Tampa Tampa Bay Times Forum
March 26, 2012 Boston TD Garden
March 28, 2012 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center
March 29, 2012
April 1, 2012 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
April 3, 2012 East Rutherford Izod Center
April 4, 2012
April 6, 2012 New York City Madison Square Garden
April 9, 2012
April 12, 2012 Detroit The Palace of Auburn Hills
April 13, 2012 Buffalo First Niagara Center
April 16, 2012 Albany Times Union Center
April 17, 2012 Cleveland Quicken Loans Arena
April 24, 2012 San Jose HP Pavilion at San Jose
April 26, 2012 Los Angeles Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
April 27, 2012
April 29, 2012 New Orleans New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
May 2, 2012 Newark Prudential Center
May 13, 2012 Seville Spain Estadio Olimpico de Seville
May 15, 2012 Las Palmas Estadio Gran Canaria
May 17, 2012 Barcelona Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
May 18, 2012
May 25, 2012 Frankfurt Germany Commerzbank Arena
May 27, 2012 Cologne RheinEnergieStadion
May 28, 2012[A] Landgraaf Netherlands Megaland Landgraaf
May 30, 2012 Berlin Germany Olympia Stadion
June 2, 2012 San Sebastian Spain Estadio Anoeta
June 3, 2012[B] Lisbon Portugal Bela Vista Park
June 7, 2012 Milan Italy San Siro
June 10, 2012 Florence Stadio Artemio Franchi
June 11, 2012 Trieste Stadio Nereo Rocco
June 17, 2012 Madrid Spain Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
June 19, 2012 Montpellier France Park & Suites Arena
June 21, 2012 Sunderland England Stadium of Light
June 22, 2012 Manchester Etihad Stadium
June 24, 2012[C] Isle of Wight Seaclose Park
July 4, 2012 Paris France Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
July 5, 2012
July 7, 2012[D] Roskilde Denmark Dyrskuepladsen
July 9, 2012 Zurich Switzerland Letzigrund
July 11, 2012 Prague Czech Republic Synot Tip Arena
July 12, 2012 Vienna Austria Ernst Happel Stadion
July 14, 2012[E] London England Hyde Park
July 17, 2012 Dublin Ireland RDS Arena
July 18, 2012
July 21, 2012 Oslo Norway Valle Hovin
July 23, 2012 Bergen Koengen
July 24, 2012
July 27, 2012 Gothenberg Sweden Ullevi
July 28, 2012
July 31, 2012 Helsinki Finland Helsinki Olympic Stadium

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