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Saturday, 15th September 1979
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  • Location / Birmingham, England
  • Venue / Odeon Theatre

The first show by the band in this city.

The first time at this venue.

Another show on the On Through The Night UK and World tour with Magnum and local/young acts in support.

The venue is located in the city centre next to the main New Street train station.

It was opened in September 1937 under the name Paramount Theatre.

The venue hosted concerts from 1942 to 1991 at the Odeon Theatre.

It was renovated in 1965, 1988, 1991 and 1998.

Since the early 1990s it has been a cinema and part of the nationwide Odeon chain.

Show Story - 'Animal Instinct' Biography 1987

"(Frank) Stuart-Brown's major score at the time was the support slot on a four-date U.K. tour with American heavy metal shouter Sammy Hagar."

"The Leppards were paid a hundred and fifty pounds a night."

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - n/a


songs by album / single

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard Early Years Tour 1979
  • Sammy Hagar Tour Name - Street Machine UK Tour '79
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - Website
  • Venue Address - 139 New Street, Birmingham B2 4NU
  • English County - West Midlands
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - 30th June 1979
  • Capacity - 2,439
  • Attendance - n/a
  • Show Time - 8pm
  • Tickets - £3
  • Total Gross - n/a
  • Promoter - Straight Music
  • Headliner - Sammy Hagar
  • Support Act - Def Leppard

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