Tuesday, 23rd August 2022
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Def Leppard played show number 28 of The Stadium Tour in Arlington, TX last night with 17 songs performed.

The show took place at the 40,300 capacity Globe Life Field.

The first visit to Arlington in the band's 42 years of touring the USA.

The first visit to the Dallas area since playing in Dallas in August 2018 on the Journey co-headline tour.

The 20th show by the band in the Dallas area and first time at this venue.

Arlington is 20 miles West of Dallas.

The first visit to Dallas was in June 1980 at the Reunion Arena on their first American tour.

Show #28 - Last Night In Texas

A brief 10 minute delay to the start of the show before Classless Act got things started as usual.

A massive crowd of over 40,000 fans were already in place as Poison played their set but not quite dark enough yet for another "lighters" moment during 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn'.

The first of two shows with Def Leppard closing during this last run of shows also ended their brief stay in Texas.

Arlington, Dallas and Fort Worth all being name checked by Joe.

Another 9:30pm start and they sounded in superb form again as 'Take What You Want' started another great night of "rock".

Yes there was rock, as Rick says, and they rocked Arlington down to the ground.

Full Show Broadcast

The entire show was filmed and streamed live on Facebook.

Probably the longest fan filmed live stream since the days of Periscope (remember that?).

The band sounded on top form throughout their 90 minute set with a very loud crowd singing along.

Joe once again noted the massive crowd with - "Is anybody out there?. Are you f**king kidding me!" before 'Foolin''.

Indoor Show

Another indoor show on this second leg with the massive retractable roof closed.

Storms in the local area earlier in the day and early evening had no chance of affecting Def Leppard's set.

Joe's voice perhaps started to sound a little bit strained during Photograph after two nights in a row.

But fortunately he now has two days rest before they resume in Arizona.

Even though some of the band have been feeling bad in the last few days you once again would not have realised if you were a casual fan unaware of this.

And of course at the next show there will be a reason for celebration for one band member who plays guitar.

The first Def Leppard birthday show for Vivian since 2018 and a big one as he is about to turn 60.

View many photos and fan video clips below.

Arlington, TX 2022 Photos

Screenshots by dltourhistory.

Watch some Fan Videos from the show here.

Def Leppard 2022 Fan Videos.

Joe Elliott - Let It Go Intro

"Good evening Arlington!."

Joe Elliott - End Of Show Speech

"Dallas, Forth Worth, Texas. Wherever you are from. Thanks for having us. Thanks for coming. Thanks for being here. And thanks for waiting. See you next time. Goodnight."

"Unbelievable. Thank you so much. It's been a real pleasure."

"Until next time. And there will be a next time!."

"Do us a big favour yeah. Don't forget us. And we won't forget you. Goodnight!."

The next Def Leppard show will take place in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ on 25th August.

Def Leppard Arlington, TX 22nd August 2022 Setlist

  • 01 - Take What You Want
  • 02 - Let It Go
  • 03 - Animal
  • 04 - Foolin'
  • 05 - Armageddon It
  • 06 - Kick
  • 07 - Love Bites
  • 08 - Promises
  • 09 - This Guitar - (Semi-Acoustic)
  • 10 - Two Steps Behind (Full Version/Full band) - (Acoustic)
  • 11 - Rocket (Single Version)
  • 12 - Bringin' On The Heartbreak
  • 13 - Switch 625 (instrumental)
  • 14 - Hysteria (Extended Outro)
  • 15 - Pour Some Sugar On Me
  • 16 - Rock of Ages
  • 17 - Photograph

Motley Crue Arlington, TX 22nd August 2022 Setlist

  • 01 - Wild Side
  • 02 - Shout At The Devil '97
  • 03 - Too Fast For Love
  • 04 - Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)
  • 05 - Saints Of Los Angeles
  • 06 - Live Wire
  • 07 - Looks That Kill
  • 08 - The Dirt (Est. 1981)
  • 09 - Medley
  • 10 - Home Sweet Home
  • 11 - Dr. Feelgood
  • 12 - Same Ol' Situation (S.O.S.)
  • 13 - Girls, Girls, Girls
  • 14 - Primal Scream
  • 15 - Kickstart My Heart

Various Photos/Videos

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