TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will be hitting the road soon for the “Wrecking Ball” tour.

It will launch in Atlanta on March 18 and play two dates at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on March 28 and 29.

The group will perform for a Jersey hometown crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on April 3 and 4.

Springsteen will perform at Madison Square Garden on April 6 and 9.

There also is a concert scheduled for May 2 at Newark’s Prudential Center before the tour heads to Europe.

Springsteen has yet to announce a replacement for friend and saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who died in June at age 69 after a stroke.

Tickets go on sale on Saturday, January 28 at 9 a.m. through, the Wells Fargo Center box office or by phone at 800-298-4200. Tickets are $98 and $68.

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