Def Leppard will make a triumphant return to Canada in 2019 with special guests Tesla. The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees will rock nearly a dozen cities across the Great White North in July.
The legendary British rockers dropped the news via a video announcement posted on Jan. 9 via Facebook. The summer romp marks the multi-platinum's first scheduled shows of 2019 and will follow the band's official induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which takes place on March 29 in Brooklyn, New York, at Barclays Center.
The fun begins on July 12 in Halifax, NS, at Scotiabank Centre. The “Pour Some Sugar on Me” hitmakers will make multiple stops in Quebec and Ontario before wrapping July 31 in Calgary, AB, at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Select presales and VIP packages for select dates will begin Friday, July 11 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Tickets will go on sale to the public starting Friday, Jan 18 at 10:00 a.m. local time. For more details, click here.
Def Leppard recently released a new hits compilation “The Story So Far,” which dropped on Nov. 30 via Universal. Featuring two brand new singles “We All Need Christmas” and “Personal Jesus,” the set is available here in CD, digital, vinyl and streaming formats.
Def Leppard wrapped up their hugely successful 2018 touring year on Dec. 17 in London. The busy rockers are currently taking an extended break until their Rock Hall induction in the spring, but fans can catch their regular tour buddies Tesla, during its upcoming spring U.S. tour, which launches Feb. 1 in Prior Lake, MN, at Mystic Lake Casino and includes a big stop April 1 in Denver at Paramount Theatre in support of the upcoming studio album Shock, which drops Feb. 1 via Frontier. Grab your tickets now at AXS.
Def Leppard 2019 tour schedule:
July 12 - Halifax Scotiabank Centre - Halifax, NS
July 13 - Avenir Centre - Moncton, NB
July 15 - Centre Vidéotron - Quebec City, QC
July 17 - Bell Centre - Montreal, QC
July 19 - Canadian Tire Centre - Ottawa, ON
July 20 - FirstOntario Centre - Hamilton, ON
July 22 - Budweiser Gardens - London, ON
July 25 - Bell MTS Place - Winnipeg, MB
July 27 - SaskTel Centre - Saskatoon, SK
July 29 - Rogers Place - Edmonton, AB
July 31 - Scotiabank Saddledome - Calgary, AB