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Tuesday, 15th April 1980
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  • Location / Birmingham, England
  • Venue / Odeon Theatre

The first show by the band in this city since February 1980 on the club tour.

The second time at this venue.

Another show on the On Through The Night UK and World tour with Magnum and local/young acts in support.

The venue is located in the city centre next to the main New Street train station.

It was opened in September 1937 under the name Paramount Theatre.

The venue hosted concerts from 1942 to 1991 at the Odeon Theatre.

It was renovated in 1965, 1988, 1991 and 1998.

Since the early 1990s it has been a cinema and part of the nationwide Odeon chain.

The opener for this show was Jameson Raid a New Wave Of British Heavy Metal band from Birmingham who also opened the show in Wolverhamptom.

They were active from 1975 to 1983 and have reformed as of 2018. Vocalist Terry Dark still fronts the band who in 1980 also featured - Ian Smith (guitar), John Ace (bass) and Phil Kimberley (drums). They had released two EPs - 'Seven days Of Splendour' (1979) and 'End Of Part One' (1980).

Read more about this tour in the Lep History section.

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - When The Walls Came Tumblin' Down Album Intro

setlist - (Unconfirmed)

songs by album / single

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard On Through The Night UK Tour 1980
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - Website
  • Venue Address - 139 New Street, Birmingham B2 4NU
  • English County - West Midlands
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - 10th February 1980
  • Capacity - 2,439
  • Attendance - n/a
  • Total Gross - n/a
  • Show Time - n/a
  • Tickets - £2.50/£3
  • Promoter - M.C.P./Midland Concert Promotions
  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Support Act - Magnum
  • Support Act - Jameson Raid

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