Def Leppard and Heart announce Summer Tour

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 and  Additional dates to be announced soon.


"After 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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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


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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!