Def Leppard Announces Summer 2007 Tour

2006 was a watershed year for Def Leppard with the group’s summer concert tour becoming a must-see phenomenon. It was extended three times due to overwhelming demand for tickets from concert-goers and quickly became one of the year’s most successful live music events. 2006 also included a gold record for Rock Of Ages: The Definitive Collections, marking the group’s 10th album certification, as well as two critically acclaimed album releases; an exclusive limited edition version of the group’s classic Hysteria album and Yeah!, a tribute to the band’s musical heroes, that received raves from Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone and USA Today and featured the group’s now definitive cover of Rock On.

With more than 65 million albums sold worldwide, not to mention two prestigious Diamond Awards to their credit, Def Leppard — Joe Elliott (vocals), Vivian Campbell (guitar), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick “Sav” Savage (bass) and Rick Allen (drums) — continues to be one of the most important forces in rock music. The group’s spectacular live shows are filled with hit after hit from their groundbreaking discography that set the sound for generations of music fans and artists. Def Leppard’s powerful rock anthems have become synonymous with their name and it’s easy to see why rock fans keep gravitating toward their electrifying live performances. On their 2007 tour, the band is promising a highly-charged, no-nonsense set of rocking performances, packed with hits spanning its entire career.

  Dates are as follows:
  Date          City                  Venue

  Wed, Jun 27   Cincinnati, OH        Riverbend Music Center
  Fri, Jun 29   Milwaukee, WI         Summerfest
  Sat, Jun 30   Chicago, IL           First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
  Tue, Jul 03   Bonner Springs, KS    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Kansas
  Wed, Jul 04   Maryland Heights, MO  Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
                                       St. Louis
  Fri, Jul 06   Noblesville, IN       Verizon Wireless Music Center
  Sat, Jul 07   Burgettstown, PA      Post-Gazette Pavilion
  Sun, Jul 08   Columbus, OH          Germain Amphitheater
  Wed, Jul 11   Walker, MN            Moondance Jam
  Fri, Jul 13   Cuyahoga Falls, OH    Blossom Music Center
  Sat, Jul 14   Camden, NJ            Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
  Mon, Jul 16   Toronto, ON           Molson Amphitheatre
  Tue, Jul 17   Montreal, QC          Bell Centre
  Thu, Jul 19   Uncasville, CT        Mohegan Sun Arena
  Sat, Jul 21   Sarnia, ON            Sarnia Bayfest
  Sun, Jul 22   Farwell, MI           Mountain Rock Festival
  Tue, Jul 24   Clarkston, MI         DTE Energy Music Theatre
  Thu, Jul 26   Minot, ND             North Dakota State Fair
  Sat, Jul 28   Cheyenne, WY          Frontier Days
  Sat, Aug 11   Mansfield, MA         Tweeter Center for the Performing
  Sun, Aug 12   Hershey, PA           Hershey Park Pavilion
  Tue, Aug 14   Wantagh, NY           Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
  Wed, Aug 15   Holmdel, NJ           PNC Bank Arts Center
  Fri, Aug 17   Bristow, VA           Nissan Pavilion
  Sat, Aug 18   Virginia Beach, VA    Verizon Wireless VA. Beach
  Tue, Aug 21   Raleigh, NC           Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
  Wed, Aug 22   Charlotte, NC         Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  Fri, Aug 24   Tampa, FL             Ford Amphitheatre
  Sat, Aug 25   Atlanta, GA           HiFi Buys Amphitheatre
  Sun, Aug 26   Louisville, KY        Kentucky State Fair
  Wed, Aug 29   Selma, TX             Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
  Fri, Aug 31   Woodlands, TX         Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
  Sat, Sep 01   Dallas, TX            Smirnoff Music Centre
  Mon, Sep 03   St. Paul, MN          Minnesota State Fair
  Wed, Sep 05   Oklahoma City, OK     Zoo Amphitheatre
  Fri, Sep 07   West Valley City, UT  USANA Amphitheatre
  Sat, Sep 08   Grand Junction, CO    Rock Jam
  Sun, Sep 09   Englewood, CO         Coors Amphitheatre
  Wed, Sep 12   Ridgefield, WA        Amphitheater at Clark County
  Fri, Sep 14   Marysville, CA        Sleep Train Amphitheatre
  Sat, Sep 15   Kelseyville, CA       Konocti Harbor
  Sun, Sep 16   Reno, NV              Reno Events Center
  Tue, Sep 18   Concord, CA           Sleep Train Pavilion
  Thu, Sep 20   Phoenix, AZ           Cricket Pavilion
  Sat, Sep 22   Las Vegas, NV         Mandalay Bay Events Center
  Sun, Sep 23   Irvine, CA            Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
  Wed, Sep 26   Auburn, WA            White River Amphitheatre
  Thu, Sep 27   Vancouver, BC         General Motors Place
  Sat, Sep 29   Calgary, AB           Pengrowth Saddledome
  Sun, Sep 30   Edmonton, AB          Rexall Place

For more information on Def Leppard and updated tour news, please visit the band’s Web site at

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