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Sunday, 29th May 1983
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  • Location / Louisville, KY, USA
  • Venue / Louisville Gardens

The first show by the band in this city.

The first time at this venue.

The venue is located in the city center and just a few blocks south of the newer KFC Yum! Center arena.

It was opened in 1905 as Jefferson County Armory and later Louisville Convention Center.

It was renamed as Louisville Gardens in 1975 and is also called by its nickname 'The Gardens'.

The last show with Jon Butcher Axis as a support act.

In honour of this Joe Elliott sang guest vocals on Bad Company song 'Shooting Star' during their opening set.

Lead singer Jon Butcher then guested on Def Leppard's regular encore song 'Travellin' Band'.

View a photo from this song in the Photo Galleries section.

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - Warfare Sounds Intro
  • 00 - Pyromania Album Intro


songs by album

Jon Butcher Axis

  • 01 - Shooting Star - (By Bad Company w/ Joe Elliott)

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard Pyromania World Tour 1983/1984
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - Website
  • Venue Address - 525 West Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40202
  • US State - Kentucky
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - n/a
  • Capacity - 6,000
  • Attendance - n/a
  • Total Gross - n/a
  • Doors - n/a
  • Show Time - 7:30pm
  • Tickets - $9.00
  • Promoter - Sunshine Promotions.
  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Support Act - Krokus
  • Support Act - Jon Butcher Axis

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