Bruce Springsteen has postponed all of his September performances as he is being treated for a stomach ulcer.
The news broke in a statement on the singer’s social media on Wednesday, which said his medical advisors had advised him to take the rest of the month off to focus on his health.
“Here on E Street, it breaks our hearts to have to postpone these shows,” Springsteen said in a statement. “First I want to apologize to our amazing Philly fans who we missed a few weeks ago. We’ll be back to pick up these shows and more. Thank you for your understanding and support. We had a lot of fun at our shows in the US and look forward to more great times. We’ll be back soon.”
The announcement also comes weeks after the “Thunder Road” singer canceled two concerts in Philadelphia due to an undisclosed illness. “Because Bruce Springsteen was ill, his concerts with the E Street Band at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on August 16 and 18 were postponed,” he said divided on X (formerly known as Twitter) at the time.
Affected shows include Syracuse, New York (September 7); Baltimore, Maryland, (September 9); Pittsburgh, Pa. (September 12 and 14); Uncasville, Connecticut, (September 16); Albany, New York, (September 19); Columbus, Ohio, (September 21); and Washington, DC (September 29).
Be website noted that “ticket holders will receive information regarding rescheduled dates for the rescheduled shows.” At this time, his tour is scheduled to resume in Vancouver on November 3.
Springsteen and the E Street Band kicked off their 2023 tour on February 1 in Tampa, Florida. Since then, they’ve made stops throughout North America and Europe.