It sure is an impressive package. Combining one of England’s most famous loud-n-nasty bands with America’s decades-long love affair with Seattle’s Wilson Sisters means each night is going to be jam-packed with songs that have pretty much embedded themselves into our collective rock psyche. After all, who hasn’t cruised down the highway while blasting “Photograph,” “Magic Man,” “Pour Some Sugar On Me,” “Barracuda” and “Bringin’ On The Heartbreak” through the speakers?
The first stop on the Live Nation-produced tour shows the tour playing West Palm Beach at the Cruzan Amphitheatre June 15; Tampa’s 1-800 Ask Gary Amphitheatre June 17 and Charlotte, N.C., at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre June 22. Other destinations include “Philadelphia (June 26), Uncasville, Conn. (July 2), Chicago (July 15), Dallas (July 20), St. Louis (Aug. 10), Kansas City (Aug. 27), Salt Lake City (Aug. 31) and Portland, Ore. (Sept. 14).
There will be a Citi cardmember presale for selected markets. Def Leppard has also partnered with I Love All Access to provide a wide range of VIP packages, including premium seats and pre-show parties. The general onsale begins March 4. Visit the Def Leppard website for more information.