The Boss is unlikely to sing in Dunedin on his visit to New
Zealand in March next year.
Bruce Springsteen's March 1 Mt Smart Stadium concert sold out
in less than an hour yesterday and it was rumoured promoters
were looking for another stadium to host a second concert.
Forsyth Barr Stadium chief executive Darren Burden said he
had not been contacted by Springsteen's promoters and the
venue had not confirmed any concerts between now and March.
A Facebook page had been launched by Dunedin marketing
manager Chris Green, who wanted support to get The Boss
''It is a tough ask to get promoters to get the band down
The Facebook page had 2355 likes yesterday after being
created a week and a-half ago.
Mr Green said the idea was to get one of his favourite
singers to Dunedin, but also to help boost the city.
''Big events do well down here. I love Bruce Springsteen.
No-one does events like Dunedin does.
''I would like to see big events in the city. We've got a
Mr Burden had noted the support for the Facebook page and
said he would contact the promoters within the next week.
''Never say never. There is clearly an appetite in the South
for him to come and play.
''As ever, we are always in discussion about any
opportunities of upcoming tours.''
Springsteen and his band's tour schedule had no dates after
the Auckland event.