Springsteen to play Kilkenny in July

Bruce Springsteen is to round off his latest European tour in Kilkenny, it has been confirmed.

The US singer, along with his E Street Band, will bring the Wrecking Ball tour to Nowlan Park on Saturday July 27 and Sunday July 28.

Doors open at 12.30pm each day. On Saturday, the full day's entertainment will include performances from Glen Hansard and Damien Dempsey.

Sunday will feature Imelda May and LAPD (featuring Liam O'Flynn, Andy Irvine, Paddy Glackin & Dónal Lunny).

It has been dubbed the 'Wrecking Ball Weekender', with special buses and a train being organised from Dublin for the occasion.

Tickets, costing €90 or €100 go on sale on Thursday, February 7, at 9am at Ticketmaster outlets and online.

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