Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band to rock Bryce Jordan Center April 18

January 27, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will launch the second leg of the River Tour at Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 18. The tour coincides with the release of "The Ties That Bind: The River Collection," a comprehensive look at the era of the 1980 "The River" album that Rolling Stone calls "Springsteen's best archival release yet."

The River Tour is the first for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band since the 2014 High Hopes Tour.

Each night of the tour will be mixed for release on as high quality downloads and CDs. Recordings will be available within days of each performance.

The original the River Tour began Oct. 3, 1980, two weeks before the release of Springsteen's fifth album, and continued through Sept. 4, 1981. With sets that regularly approached the four-hour range, the 140-date international tour firmly established a reputation for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band as marathon performers.

"The Ties That Bind: The River Collection" includes 52 tracks on four CDs with a wealth of unreleased material and four hours of never-before-seen video on three DVDs.

Tickets to the River Tour range in price from $68 to $153 and go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Bryce Jordan Center,, or by calling 800-745-3000. Students can purchase discounted tickets while supplies last.

Last Updated January 27, 2016