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DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY 2018 Tour Countdown (3 Days To Go)

Def Leppard 2018. 2018 Tour

Def Leppard's 2018 North American tour with Journey starts in 3 days time in Hartford, CT.

The initial 58 dates were announced on 19th January across the USA and Canada running from 21st May to 6th October. Two more shows were then added in Houston and Los Angeles.

The tour will include ten outdoor stadiums shows and has Journey as the co-headline act with headlining duty shared by each band. There will be no support act for the arena/amphitheatre shows.

Def Leppard will close at five of the ten stadium shows and half of the arena/amphitheatre shows.

These updates looks at some of the cities being played on the tour.

The 7th show takes place in Toronto, ON. Shown below is a listing of all known appearances in this city.

Def Leppard and Journey previously toured together in 2006 on the YEAH! tour in the USA. 74 shows were played with 848,342 tickets sold and a total gross of $38.7 million. The tour won 'Most Creative Tour Package' at the annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards in 2007 and was Number 14 on the Pollstar Top 100 North American tours list for 2006.

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Def Leppard 2018.

Def Leppard In Toronto - Upcoming/Past Show History

The 14th time the band will have played in this city. A venue which holds 55,000. Def Leppard will close this show which is also the first stadium date of the tour. Their first stadium show in Canada.

The 1992 show was played In the Round on the Adrenalize tour. The 1988 show had been played outdoors. Nine consecutive shows were played at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre between 1996 and 2016.

Def Leppard 2018.

Def Leppard Tour 2018 - US/Canadian Tour Press Release

Promising to be the Tour of the Year, two of the world's greatest rock bands - DEF LEPPARD and JOURNEY - are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour composed of both stadium and arena concerts, half the shows being closed by Journey and half by Def Leppard. The tour, promoted by Live Nation, kicks off May 21st in Hartford, Connecticut, at the XL Center and will feature complete sets and all-new production from both bands, and an arsenal of their hits such as "Pour Some Sugar on Me," "Lights," "Photograph," "Don't Stop Believin'," "Rock of Ages" and "Faithfully." Tickets go on sale beginning Saturday, February 3, at Stay tuned for presale and VIP ticketing information.

The 58-city tour will hit ten stadiums - Toronto's Rogers Centre; Atlanta's Sun Trust Park; Detroit's Comerica Park; Chicago's Wrigley Field; Denver's Coors Field; Minneapolis' Target Field; Boston's Fenway Park; St. Louis' Busch Stadium; San Francisco's AT&T Park; and San Diego's Petco Park - as well as world-famous arenas, such as Madison Square Garden in New York and the 'Fabulous' Forum in Inglewood, California. A full list of tour dates can be found below.

Neal Schon said, "These co-headlining Journey/Def Leppard dates will be epic classic rock shows. So many hits. It will be great to see you all, friends!"

Said Joe Elliott, "This tour is going to be a blast! We've toured together before and it was massive. This time it's going to be even bigger and better!"

Jonathan Cain added, "We are all anxious to share our sound with the world again and, along with Def Leppard, we are part of a world-class package to the rock stage that spans decades and represents a multi-platinum legacy."

Added Rick Savage of Def Leppard, "12 years ago we embarked on a US tour with Journey and it was an absolute blast. Looking forward to hooking up again. Believe me, this will be even more spectacular."

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