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Def Leppard Announces Summer 2007 Tour

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Great Britain’s Premiere Arena Rock Band Takes to the Road for a 50-City Summer Tour Kicking Off June 27th

NEW YORK, April 16, 2007 — Following on the heels of their massively successful 2006

concert tour, Def Leppard, one of rock’s most exciting bands, have announced a mega summer concert tour that is set to hit all corners of the United States, as well as Canada. This year’s outing will include 50 dates, kicking off on June 27th in Cincinnati and culminating on September 30th in Edmonton. Styx and Foreigner are scheduled to appear on select dates with tickets for the Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Detroit and Boston dates going on sale Saturday, April 21st. Tickets are available at www.livenation.com. The tour is being produced by Live Nation.

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:



DateCityVenue
Wed, Jun 27Cincinnati, OHRiverbend Music Center
Fri, Jun 29Milwaukee, WISummerfest
Sat, Jun 30Chicago, ILFirst Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Tue, Jul 03Bonner Springs, KSVerizon Wireless Amphitheater Kansas City
Wed, Jul 04Maryland Heights, MOVerizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis
Fri, Jul 06Noblesville, INVerizon Wireless Music Center
Sat, Jul 07Burgettstown, PAPost-Gazette Pavilion
Sun, Jul 08Columbus, OHGermain Amphitheater
Wed, Jul 11Walker, MNMoondance Jam
Fri, Jul 13Cuyahoga Falls, OHBlossom Music Center
Sat, Jul 14Camden, NJTweeter Center at the Waterfront
Mon, Jul 16Toronto, ONMolson Amphitheatre
Tue, Jul 17Montreal, QCBell Centre
Thu, Jul 19Uncasville, CTMohegan Sun Arena
Sat, Jul 21Sarnia, ONSarnia Bayfest
Sun, Jul 22Farwell, MIMountain Rock Festival
Tue, Jul 24Clarkston, MIDTE Energy Music Theatre
Thu, Jul 26Minot, NDNorth Dakota State Fair
Sat, Jul 28Cheyenne, WYFrontier Days
Sat, Aug 11Mansfield, MATweeter Center for the Performing Arts
Sun, Aug 12Hershey, PAHershey Park Pavilion
Tue, Aug 14Wantagh, NYNikon at Jones Beach Theater
Wed, Aug 15Holmdel, NJPNC Bank Arts Center
Fri, Aug 17Bristow, VANissan Pavilion
Sat, Aug 18Virginia Beach, VAVerizon Wireless VA. Beach Amphitheater
Tue, Aug 21Raleigh, NCWalnut Creek Amphitheatre
Wed, Aug 22Charlotte, NCVerizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte
Fri, Aug 24Tampa, FLFord Amphitheatre
Sat, Aug 25Atlanta, GAHiFi Buys Amphitheatre
Sun, Aug 26Louisville, KYKentucky State Fair
Wed, Aug 29Selma, TXVerizon Wireless Amphitheater
Fri, Aug 31Woodlands, TXCynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sat, Sep 01Dallas, TXSmirnoff Music Centre
Mon, Sep 03St. Paul, MNMinnesota State Fair
Wed, Sep 05Oklahoma City, OKZoo Amphitheatre
Fri, Sep 07West Valley City, UTUSANA Amphitheatre
Sat, Sep 08Grand Junction, CORock Jam
Sun, Sep 09Englewood, COCoors Amphitheatre
Wed, Sep 12Ridgefield, WAAmphitheater at Clark County
Fri, Sep 14Marysville, CASleep Train Amphitheatre
Sat, Sep 15Kelseyville, CAKonocti Harbor
Sun, Sep 16Reno, NVReno Events Center
Tue, Sep 18Concord, CASleep Train Pavilion
Thu, Sep 20Phoenix, AZCricket Pavilion
Sat, Sep 22Las Vegas, NVMandalay Bay Events Center
Sun, Sep 23Irvine, CAVerizon Wireless Amphitheater
Wed, Sep 26Auburn, WAWhite River Amphitheatre
Thu, Sep 27Vancouver, BCGeneral Motors Place
Sat, Sep 29Calgary, ABPengrowth Saddledome
Sun, Sep 30Edmonton, ABRexall Place
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