Bruce Springsteen has announced his 2009 world tour, which includes 19 European shows.

The Golden Globe-winning singer will kick off his US tour in San Jose, California in April, moving across the continental US towards a concluding May show in his home state of New Jersey.

His series of European concerts begins in Finland in June and takes in Sweden, Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain.

No UK dates have yet been announced but the Born to Run star - known as The Boss - will play Dublin's RDS on July 11th.

However, the legendary rocker has been heavily rumoured to headline the Pyramid Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

Springsteen's new album Working On A Dream was released on Monday January 26th.

Springsteen's European tour dates are:June

Tampere Ratinan Stadion (2)
Stockholm Stadium (4, 5, 7)
Bergen Koengen (9, 10)


Munich Olympiastadion (2)
Frankfurt Commerzbank Arena (3)
Vienna Ernst Happel Stadion (5)
Herning Herning MCH (8)
Dublin RDS (11)
Rome Stadio Olimpico (19)
Turino Olimpico di Torino (21)
Udine Stadio Friuli (23)
Bilbao San Mames Stadium (26)
Benidorm Estadio Municipal de Foietes (28)
Sevilla La Cartuja Olympic Stadium (30)


Valladolid Estadio Jose Zorrilla (1)
Santiago Monte Del Gozo (2)

28/01/2009 09:36:17