Def Leppard is
Set to Hit the Road This Summer with Very Special Guests, Heart
Tickets set to go on-sale March 4th!
LOS ANGELES, CA (February 24, 2011) Def Leppard, Great Britain's premiere arena rock band, have announced that they will make their triumphant return to the US with a summer tour kicking off on June 15 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Joining Def Leppard for this highly anticipated tour are Seattle rock legends Heart. Leppard's influential career includes numerous hit singles and ground-breaking multi-platinum albums -- including two of the best-selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria. The anthemic rock megastars have earned their stripes as one of the most enduring and successful touring acts in history. Heart showed the world that women can rock when they stormed the charts with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," "Barracuda," “Alone” and many more, a stream of hits showcasing the sisters’ enormous talents as both musicians and singers, selling more than 30 million records. Tickets for the Live Nation produced tour will go on sale on beginning March 4th at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. Additional dates to be announced soon.
having had the last 18 months off, Leppard are ready to get back on the
road! Add Heart to the bill and it
truly makes for a special evening," says singer Joe Elliott.
" Nancy and I are really excited to be bringing Heart to the stage this summer with Def Leppard. It's going to be a powerful, monster show. The real thing. The summer of 2011 will be amazing," says singer Ann Wilson.
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The band has partnered with I Love All Access to provide a variety of VIP ticket packages for the show, including premium seats, pre-show parties and more. For more information please visit www.defleppard.com
Def Leppard's US tour dates with Heart are as follows:
June 15 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
June 17 Tampa, FL 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
June 22 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte
June 24 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut
June 26 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
June 29 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
July 2 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
July 3 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Stadium
July 12 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
July 13 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
July 15th Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
July 20 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 24 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
August 10 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
August 21 Buffalo, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
August 27 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
August 31st Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
September 14 Portland, OR Sleep Country Amphitheater
For complete ticket and tour information visit heart-music.com, TicketMaster.com and LiveNation.com.
With more than 65 million albums sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards to their credit, Def Leppard--Joe Elliott (vocals), Vivian Campbell (guitar), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick "Sav" Savage (bass) and Rick Allen (drums)-continues to be one of the most important forces in rock music. Over the course of their career, the band has produced a series of classic groundbreaking albums that set the bar for generations of music fans and artists alike. The group's spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, have become synonymous with their name. The band's colossal live performances have become must-see events and have made them an institution in the music and touring industry as they continue to sell out arenas worldwide.
Of course, these are not ALL dates that make up the tour! More dates will be announced along the way, so don't be upset if your area is not included -- it may very well be soon enough!
Here are more dates that have been confirmed today:
June 19 - Orange Beach, AL (Amphitheater at the Wharf)
July 17 - Cadott, WI (Rockfest)
Aug 13 - Des Moines,IA (Iowa State Fair)
Aug 26 - St Paul,MN (Minnesota State Fair)
Again: more dates WILL be announced once they are fully confirmed!