American performer Bruce Springsteen, left, plays with band member Steven Van Zandt, right, during his live performance in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Springsteen, Van Zandt and the rest of the E Street band have just announced an upcoming concert date in Tampa (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
The Boss is back. A little more than two years since Bruce Springsteen's winning "Wrecking Ball" tour hit the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the age-defying rocker returns to the area, again with his famed E Street Band, to headline a special Big Guava Kick-Off Concert Thursday, May 1, at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. Springsteen is touring in support of his new album "High Hopes."
Single Day Big Guava general admission tickets start at $65 and on sale 11 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 15). Tickets can be purchased at livenation.com The Springsteen show launches the three-day Big Guava festival making its debut here this year. Already scheduled to perform at Big Guava are: Outkast, their reunion tour with Andre 3000 and Big Boi; Vampire Weekend, Foster The People and numerous other high-profile acts representing various genres. For more information on Big Guava see our previous post.
Wade Tatangelo has been an entertainment reporter, columnist and reviewer for more than a decade at publications nationwide. He is a Hershey, Pa., native who grew up in Tampa and graduated from the University of South Florida. Wade joined the Herald-Tribune in 2013. He can be reached by email or call (941) 361-4955. Follow @wtatangelo
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