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Bruce Springsteen Will Return to the Bryce Jordan Center April 18

Bruce Springsteen and his legendary E Street Band will return to State College on April 18, kicking off the second half of his “The River” tour in the Bryce Jordan Center. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feburary 6 at 10 a.m. at the BJC, Ticketmaster.com, and by phone at 800-745-3000.

This will be the Boss’ first trip back to Happy Valley since 2012, when he came to the BJC on his “Wrecking Ball” tour. Springsteen seems to be a fan of State College, as this will mark his third show in the past seven years here, and his sixth overall at Penn State, dating back to his first show here on his 1975 tour of “The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle,” at the then-named Eisenhower Hall (now the Eisenhower Auditorium).

Springsteen’s coming tour, “The River,” comes with the release of “The Ties That Bind: The River Collection,” a set of CDs and DVDs that mark the anniversary of his 1980 album, also titled “The River.” This is the second time Bruce and the E Street Band will go on a tour called “The River,” the first coming in 1980 after the release of — you guessed it — “The River.”

The tour began earlier this month in Pittsburgh, and will make stops in other major cities like Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and Washington D.C. before coming up to Centre County. According to Setlist.fm, a crowd-sourced website that tracks the setlists from various shows, Springsteen stays true to his tour name, deviating from most of his recent tours where he plays mostly new music, and playing all 83:47 of his 1981 hit album, plus a few bonus tracks that won’t leave any questions as to whether or not the Boss is still a crowd-pleasing, marathon performer.

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Mike Reisman

is a senior Supply Chain Management major with an Economics minor (Read: Business Douche) from South Jersey. He has an intense fear of graduating so please don't bring it up. He writes about stupid things nobody cares about, and student life if the site is low on content that is clearly supposed be funny but is really very unfunny. He is lovingly (?) known around the staff as Baby Mike which may or may not be because he has a child (hint: it’s not). He’s also a second generation Penn Stater who has been wearing Penn State sweatshirts since before he was two, a habit he hasn’t grown out of. If you really hate yourself, you can follow him on twitter at @mike_reisman or email him at [email protected]

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