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Thursday, 17th April 1980
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  • Location / Blackburn, England
  • Venue / Concert Hall @ King Georges Hall

The first show by the band in this city.

The first 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.

It was opened in October 1921.

The venue contains a main concert hall plus the 750 capacity Windsor Suite and 500 capacity Blakey's Cafe Bar.

The opener for this show was Thunderbird Sabden, a hard rock band from Manchester.

They featured drummer Bill Atkinson and bassist John Medley having played together in another band called Glass Menagerie. Bill passed away in 1992.

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 - Northgate, Ewood, Blackburn BB2 1AA
  • English County - West Midlands
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - n/a
  • Capacity - 1,800
  • 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 - Thunderbird Sabden

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A view inside the venue.

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