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Def Leppard 2017 Tour Des Moines, IA (Show Report)

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Def Leppard played another show on the 2017 North American Tour last night in Des Moines, IA with 17 songs performed.

The show took place at the 16,000+ capacity Wells Fargo Arena.

The band's first time in Des Moines since 15th August 2015 on the 2015 world Tour.

The tenth known show the band have played in Des Moines and third time at this venue which was opened in June 2005.

The first visit to Des Moines was in June 1980 at Veterans Memorial Auditorium on their debut American tour supporting Ted Nugent.

They returned after 12 years to the same venue in December 1992 for an In The Round show on the Adrenalize tour.

A seven year gap followed before the next show took place in August 1996 on the Euphoria tour. The first of four appearances at the Iowa State Fair.

Four years later in June 2003 they returned to the Veterans Memorial Auditorium on the X/Ten tour.

The second and third Iowa State Fair shows took place in August 2008 and August 2011.

Wells Fargo Arena was played for the first time in August 2012 on the Rock Of Ages tour with Poison and Lita Ford.

The next show here took place in August 2014 with KISS on the Summer Tour 2014.

Iowa State Fair was played again in August 2015 with Styx and Tesla.

17 songs were played at last night's show with all 3 new songs remaining in the set. All played in Des Moines for the first time.

Watch some Fan Videos from the show here.

Def Leppard 2017 Des Moines, IA Fan Videos.

Joe Elliott - End Of Show Speech

"Des Moines, Iowa. Thanks for having us. Thanks for coming. Thanks for being here. We'll see you next time. Goodnight."

View the current Setlist Statistics in the next news update.

The next show takes place on 26th April in Louisville, KY.

Def Leppard North American Tour 2017 - Show #10 Des Moines, IA Setlist

  • 00 - Let's Go Intro (PA)
  • 01 - Let's Go

Played for the first time in Des Moines.

  • 02 - Animal
  • 03 - Let It Go
  • 04 - Dangerous

Played for the first time in Des Moines.

  • 05 - Foolin'
  • 06 - Love Bites
  • 07 - Armageddon It
  • 08 - Rick Savage Bass Solo/Rock On
  • 09 - Man Enough

Played for the first time in Des Moines.

  • 10 - Rocket (Single Version)
  • 11 - Bringin' On The Heartbreak (electric)
  • 12 - Switch 625 (Instrumental)
  • 13 - Hysteria/Heroes (David Bowie) tag
  • 14 - Let's Get Rocked
  • 15 - Pour Some Sugar On Me

  • 16 - Rock Of Ages
  • 17 - Photograph

Poison - Des Moines, IA Setlist

    Tesla - Des Moines, IA Setlist

    • 01 - Into The Now
    • 02 - Edison's Medicine (Man Out Of Time)
    • 03 - The Way It Is
    • 04 - Signs
    • 05 - Love Song
    • 06 - Little Suzi
    • 07 - Modern Day Cowboy

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