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Bruce Springsteen to play Leeds Arena 'road test' gig 2013

Rock star Bruce Springsteen is to "road test" the new Leeds Arena in July ahead of its official opening in September, Leeds City Council has revealed.

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Bruce Springsteen performing at Roskilde Festival 2012. Photo credit: Bill Ebbesen.


Springsteen made a "special request" to try out the 13,500-seat arena in a one-off show as part of his Wrecking Ball world tour, the council said.

Source: BBC 19th February 2013