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Def Leppard Rehearse In Penticton, BC Ahead Of 2015 Tour Opener

Wednesday, 15th April 2015

Def Leppard 2015.
World Tour 2015

Def Leppard will play the opening show of their 2015 world tour tonight in Penticton, BC, Canada and they have been rehearsing at the venue.

According to the South Okanagan Events Centre the band have been at the arena for the last two days preparing for the tour's opening night.

The venue posted a photo of the band's equipment trucks parked outside the venue. This is the first time the band have played in this city.

View a list below of all the previous tour starts dating back to 1980 with links to the show pages.

Check back later tonight for Live Blog Setlist/Photo Updates from Show #1.

The 2015 live action began on 12th April when the band performed two songs on the La Voix TV show with the season three finalists.

This will be the first full show by the band since the 2nd November 2014 in Temecula, CA during their run of casino shows without Vivian.

Vivian last played a full show with the band on 6th September 2014 in Monterrey, Mexico at the end of the Summer Tour 2014.

Def Leppard - World Tour Starts

Def Leppard - Tour Start Statistics By Country

  • USA - 7
  • Ireland - 3
  • Northern Ireland - 2
  • Italy - 1
  • Japan - 1
  • Thailand - 1
  • Sweden - 1
  • Scotland - 1
  • Canada - 1 - (After Tonight)

As you can see apart from a warm-up show in 1983 (Phil's debut) the band have never started a main world tour in the home country of England.

They have ended tours here though and will again in 2015 in their home city of Sheffield this December.

The Penticton show will be the first time they have opened a tour in Canada.