Bruce Springsteen To Visit Bay Area On A Book Tour

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) — Bruce Springsteen is heading out on tour in late September. But not a musical tour. On Monday, Springsteen announced a nine-stop book tour that will begin at a bookstore in his childhood hometown of Freehold, New Jersey on September 27th.

Springsteen’s memoir, “Born to Run,” will be released the same day. The book tour comes after Springsteen and the E Street Band wrap up a 75-show music tour on Wednesday in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

In the book, Springsteen remembers his childhood in New Jersey, his rise to superstardom and personal struggles that inspired songs such as “Born to Run” and “Thunder Road.”

Springsteen’s book tour will also stop in New York; Philadelphia; Seattle; Los Angeles; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Portland, Oregon and here in San Francisco.

Bruce Springsteen’s full book tour itinerary below:
September 27th — Freehold, NJ @ Barnes & Noble
September 28th — New York, NY @ Barnes & Noble Union Square
September 29th — Philadelphia, PA @ Free Library of Philadelphia
October 1st — Seattle, WA @ Elliott Bay Book Company
October 3rd — Los Angeles, CA @ Barnes & Noble at The Grove
October 4th — Portland, OR @ Powell’s City of Books
October 5th — San Francisco, CA @ City Arts & Lectures
October 7th — New York, NY @ The New Yorker Festival
October 10th — Cambridge, MA @ The Harvard Coop

Fans at the ticketed events will get a signed copy of the book.

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