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DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY 2018 North American Tour Tickets Now On Sale

Def Leppard 2018.

Tickets for Def Leppard's 2018 North American tour with Journey are now on general sale.

58 dates were announced on 19th January across the USA and Canada starting in Hartford, CT on 21st May and ending in Los Angeles, CA on 6th October.

The tour will include ten outdoor stadiums shows and has Journey as the co-headline act with headlining duty shared by each band as on the 2005 Rock Of Ages tour with Bryan Adams. There will be no support act for the arena/amphitheatre shows.

Def Leppard will close at five of the stadium shows and 25 of the arena/amphitheatre shows.

Support acts for eight of the ten stadium shows have been announced with the Chicago and St. Louis openers still to be confirmed.

Joe said in a recent interview that the tour could expand depending on how well tickets sell from today.

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.

Tickets for most of the North American tour dates go on general sale from 10am local time today.

Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.

Def Leppard 2018.

Def Leppard 2018 North American Tour Dates


May 21st @ Hartford, CT (XL Center)
May 23rd @ Albany, NY (Times Union Center)
May 25th @ Hershey, PA (HersheyPark Stadium)
May 26th @ Buffalo, NY (KeyBank Center)
May 28th @ Cleveland, OH (Quicken Loans Arena)
May 30th @ Cincinnati, OH (U.S. Bank Arena)


Jun 1st @ Toronto, ON (Rogers Centre) - Stadium + Peter Frampton
Jun 2nd @ Pittsburgh, PA (PPG Paints Arena)
Jun 5th @ Raleigh, NC (PNC Arena)
Jun 6th @ Knoxville, TN (Thompson-Boling Arena)
Jun 8th @ Bristow, VA (Jiffy Lube Live)
Jun 9th @ Charlotte, NC (Spectrum Center)
Jun 11th @ Philadelphia, PA (Wells Fargo Center)
Jun 13th @ New York, NY (Madison Square Garden)
Jun 15th @ Newark, NJ (Prudential Center)
Jun 16th @ Baltimore, MD (Royal Farms Arena)


Jul 1st @ Atlanta, GA (SunTrust Park) - Outdoor Stadium + The Pretenders
Jul 3rd @ Indianapolis, IN (Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center)
Jul 4th @ Milwaukee, WI (Summerfest)
Jul 6th @ Memphis, TN (FedEx Forum)
Jul 7th @ Little Rock, AR (Verizon Arena)
Jul 9th @ Tulsa, OK (BOK Center)
Jul 11th @ Louisville, KY (KFC Yum! Center)
Jul 13th @ Detroit, MI (Comerica Park) - Outdoor Stadium + The Pretenders
Jul 14th @ Chicago, IL (Wrigley Field) - Outdoor Stadium + tba
Jul 16th @ Wichita, KS (InTrust Bank Arena)
Jul 18th @ Sioux Falls, SD (Denny Sanford Premier Center)
Jul 19th @ Lincoln, NE (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
Jul 21st @ Denver, CO (Coors Field) - Outdoor Stadium + The Pretenders
Jul 23rd @ Des Moines, IA (Wells Fargo Arena)
Jul 25th @ Kansas City, MO (Sprint Center)
Jul 27th @ Minneapolis, MN (Target Field) - Outdoor Stadium + Cheap Trick
Jul 28th @ Fargo, ND (FargoDome)


Aug 11th @ Boston, MA (Fenway Park) - Outdoor Stadium + Cheap Trick
Aug 13th @ Virginia Beach, VA (Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater)
Aug 15th @ Columbia, SC (Colonial Life Arena)
Aug 17th @ Sunrise, FL (BB&T Center)
Aug 18th @ Tampa, FL (Amalie Arena)
Aug 20th @ Birmingham, AL (Legacy Arena at BJCC)
Aug 22nd @ Columbus, OH (Value City Arena at Schottenstein Center)
Aug 24th @ St. Louis, MO (Busch Stadium) - Outdoor Stadium + tba
Aug 25th @ Nashville, TN (Bridgestone Arena)
Aug 27th @ New Orleans, LA (Smoothie King Center)
Aug 29th @ Dallas, TX (American Airlines Center)
Aug 31st @ San Antonio, TX (AT&T Center)


Sep 1st @ Houston, TX (Toyota Center)
Sep 5th @ Albuquerque, NM (Isleta Amphitheater)
Sep 7th @ Phoenix, AZ (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
Sep 8th @ Las Vegas, NV (T-Mobile Arena)
Sep 21st @ San Francisco, CA (AT&T Park) - Outdoor Stadium + Foreigner
Sep 23rd @ San Diego, CA (Petco Field) - Outdoor Stadium + Cheap Trick
Sep 25th @ Salt Lake City, UT (Vivint Smart Home Arena)
Sep 26th @ Boise, ID (Ford Idaho Center)
Sep 28th @ Portland, OR (Moda Center)
Sep 29th @ George, WA (Gorge Amphitheatre)


Oct 1st @ Vancouver, BC (Rogers Arena)
Oct 4th @ Sacramento, CA (Golden 1 Center)
Oct 6th @ Los Angeles, CA (The Forum)

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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