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Sunday, 15th June 1980
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  • Location / Chicago/Rosemont, IL, USA
  • Venue / Rosemont Horizon

The first show by the band in this city.

The first time at this venue.

The venue is located in Rosemont which is 19 miles to the North West of Chicago city centre.

It was opened in May 1980 as Rosemont Horizon.

In June 1999 the name was changed to Allstate Arena.

Def Leppard would return here under that new name in December 1999 for their last show of the 20th century and play here many more times in between.

This show was around the 7th concert at the venue after it had opened on 11th May 1980.

Fleetwood Mac played the first two shows here on 14th/15th May 1980 and were followed by Kenny Rogers, Bob Seger, Journey, and Genesis.

The first of three shows in the city on the 1980 tour.

Te band attended a record signing at Dog Ear Records store in the Glenview area of the city on the day of this show.

The Scorpions would go on to film the promo video for their hit single 'Big City Nights' at this venue in 1984 during their 'Love At First Sting' world tour.

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - n/a

setlist - (Unconfirmed)

songs by album / single

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard On Through The Night US Tour 1980
  • Ted Nugent Tour Name - Scream Dream/Wango Tango Tour
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - Website
  • Venue Address - 6920 Mannheim Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
  • US State - Illinois
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - n/a
  • Capacity - 18,500
  • Attendance - n/a
  • Total Gross - n/a
  • Show Time - 8pm
  • Tickets - $10.50
  • Promoter - Jam Productions.
  • Headliner - Ted Nugent
  • Support Act - Scorpions
  • Support Act - Def Leppard

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A vie winside the arena.

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