Def Leppard announces Spring,Summer dates with Poison and Tesla

Fresh off winning their fan voted Classic Rock Magazine Album of the Year award, Def Leppard announce they will return to the road this spring for a three month run across North America. The Live Nation promoted outing will storm through cities across parts of the U.S. and Canada. This new leg of dates follows the groups massive 70+ city 2016 tour and is set to kick off on April 8th in Manchester, NH and wrap on June 25th in Indianapolis, IN. Joining Def Leppard on select dates are Poison and Tesla. Please see full tour routing below. Tickets will go on sale on January 20th and 21st at
The Def Leppard Rock Brigade Concert Club presales begin on January 17th also at
Front man Joe Elliott says, \”We\’re thrilled to be able to take this tour to cities we didn\’t play in 2016. The demand for us to return, or rather extend the tour was phenomenal! There\’s a great buzz around the band right now and we\’re loving the fact that we can do this with the latest album being so well received.\”
In conjunction with the announcement of their North American tour, Def Leppard also premieres the live video for \”Animal\” via Brave Words.  Click here to view, we encourage you to post and share! The live video clip is from the bands recently announced concert film, And There Will Be A Next Time – Live From Detroit which will be released on February 10th in partnership with Eagle Rock Entertainment. Click here to purchase.
Guitarist Phil Collen says, \”Our last full concert DVD, excluding Viva! Hysteria, was 1987\’s in the round in your face which was shot on video. We felt an updated version was way overdue so here it is, the brand new Def Leppard concert experience!\”
With two prestigious Diamond Awards to their credit, Def LeppardJoe ElliottPhil CollenVivian CampbellRick \”Sav\” Savage and Rick Allen-continues to stand tall in the music industry and deliver some of the most iconic rock melodies and memorable anthems of all time. Most recently, their 2015 self-titled album featured singles \”Dangerous\” and \”Let\’s Go\” which premiered via and hit #1 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart.
The tour also marks the first time in over 5 years that Poison will tour with all original members. Members including Bret MichaelsCC DeVilleBobby Dall and Rikki Rockett. Poison has sold over 40 million records and is is set to perform some of its greatest hits including Nothin\’ but a Good Time, Every Rose has its Thorn, Talk Dirty to Me, Unskinny Bop and Something to Believe In.
Front man Bret Michaels says, \”I could not be more excited. I know all of us will give one thousand percent on stage and we are looking forward to performing our hits together. I personally could not be more thankful for the three generations of fans and I love the music of Def Leppard and Tesla. This will be an amazing night of rock and roll. Don\’t wait because god only knows.\”
April 8, 2017                       Manchester, NH             SNHU Arena
April 10, 2017                     Montreal, QC                  Bell Centre *
April 12, 2017                     Uncasville, CT                Mohegan Sun Arena
April 14, 2017                     Baltimore, MD                Royal Farms Arena
April 15, 2017                     Uniondale, NY                Nassau Coliseum
April 17, 2017                     Grand Rapids, MI           Van Andel Arena
April 19, 2017                     Green Bay, WI                Resch Center^
April 21, 2017                     St Paul, MN                    Xcel Energy Center
April 22, 2017                     Sioux Falls, SD               Sanford Premier Center
April 24, 2017                     Des Moines, IA               Wells Fargo Arena
April 26, 2017                     Louisville, KY                  KFC Yum! Cneter **
April 27, 2017                     Nashville, TN                  Bridgestone Arena
April 29, 2017                     Ft Myers, FL                   Fort Rock ***
April 30, 2017                     Jacksonville, FL             Welcome to Rockville ***
May 2, 2017                       Tuscaloosa, AL              Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre
May 3, 2017                       Atlanta, GA                     Lakewood Amphitheatre
May 5, 2017                       Charlottesville, VA          John Paul Jones Arena
May 6, 2017                       Charlotte, NC                 Carolina Rebellion ***
May 24, 2017                     Lincoln, NE                    Pinnacle Bank Arena
May 26, 2017                     Pryor, OK                       Rocklahoma ***
May 27, 2017                     San Antonio, TX            River City Rockfest ***
May 29, 2017                     Colorado Springs, CO   Broadmoor World Arena
May 31, 2017                     Bozeman, MT                Brick Breeden Fieldhouse
June 2, 2017                      Edmonton, AB               Rogers Place *
June 3, 2017                      Calgary, AB                   Scotiabank Saddledome *
June 6, 2017                      Vancouver, BC              Rogers Arena *
June 7, 2017                      Spokane, WA                Spokane Arena
June 9, 2017                      Seattle, WA                   White River Amph
June 10, 2017                    Portland, OR                 Moda Center
June 12, 2017                    Fresno, CA                   Save Mart Center
June 14, 2017                    Ontario, CA                  Citizens Bank Arena
June 16, 2017                    San Diego, CA             Sleep Train Amphitheatre
June 17, 2017                    Las Vegas, NV             MGM Grand Garden Arena
June 19, 2017                    Salt Lake City, UT        USANA Amphitheatre
June 21, 2017                    Kansas City, MO          Sprint Center **
June 22, 2017                    St Louis, MO                Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
June 24, 2017                    Chicago, IL                   Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre^
June 25, 2017                    Indianapolis, IN            Klipsch Music Center