Def Leppard Heads For Canada

Joe Elliott of Def Leppard
James P. Hendershot
– Joe Elliott of Def Leppard
Joe Elliot of Def Leppard gives a solid performance at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore April 14.

Hello Canada! Def Leppard has booked a run in the Great White North throughout July, on the heels of the group’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Tesla is coming along as the opener.

The tour jumps off at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 12 and the run continues until the July 31 closer at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. Other cities on the routing include Moncton, New Brunswick; Quebec City, Quebec; Montreal; Edmonton; and Winnipeg.

Presales begin Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. local time. VIP Packages will be available at the same time.

Prior to Canada, Def Leppard is scheduled to play a series of European festivals and headline gigs throughout June. Some of the festivals include Rockfest in Finland; Download Festival in the United Kingdom; Rock The Ring in Switzerland; Hellfest in France; and Tons Of Rock in Norway.

Def Leppard is also one of the bands to be inducted into theRock & Roll Hall Of Fame in March, alongside The Cure, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music and The Zombies.

Band members include Joe Elliott, Phil Collen, Rick Savage, Vivian Campbell and Rick Allen.

Def Leppard most recent splashes on Pollstar’s charts have come from its co-headline stadium tour with Journey, which reported a gross of $97.8 million for 2018. That was good enough to get to No. 12 on the 2018 Top 100 Tours chart.

July 12              Halifax Scotiabank Centre          Halifax
July 13              Avenir Centre                           Moncton
July 15              Centre Vidéotron                      Quebec City
July 17              Bell Centre                                Montreal
July 19              Canadian Tire Centre                 Ottawa
July 20              FirstOntario Centre                   Hamilton
July 22              Budweiser Gardens                   London
July 25              Bell MTS Place                          Winnipeg
July 27              SaskTel Centre                          Saskatoon
July 29              Rogers Place                             Edmonton
July 31              Scotiabank Saddledome            Calgary