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New DEF LEPPARD Tour Date With THE WHO In Porto Alegre, Brazil

Def Leppard 2017. The Who/Def Leppard 2017

A new Def Leppard tour date has emerged online with The Who in Porto Alegre, Brazil for September.

The show has been listed for 26th September at the Anfiteatro Beira-Rio.

This would be the band's first visit to Porto Alegre.

The show is promoted by Mercury Concerts and listed on Facebook (by media company No Palco) and various other sites but not yet confirmed or announced by either band.

This was not part of the recent tour rumours which were mostly concentrated on Aerosmith.

Update - This show and others in the city were announced as being confirmed by Globo news yesterday - see translated news story and link below.

Joe did say on his 8th April radio show the band would play a show with The Who as well as up to four with Aerosmith.

Although listed as the Anfiteatro Beira Rio, the address given links to the 50,000 capacity football stadium called Estadio Beira-Rio on Google maps.

Joe performed with The Who on the song 'Love Reign O'er Me' in November 2014 at a Teenage Cancer Trust charity show in London, England. The show as filmed but has not yet been released.

He also covered the song for the Who Are You tribute album in 2012.

Two shows have already been confirmed in Brazil in Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.

The Who/Def Leppard - 2017 Tour Date - (TBC)

  • 26th September 2017 - Anfiteatro/Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • The Who (Headliner)
  • Def Leppard (Special Guest)

Would be the first time in this city and first time playing with The Who.

Def Leppard In Brazil - Confirmed 2017 Tour Dates

Globo News Quotes - (Translated)

"The 5 Seconds Of Summer, The Cult, Bon Jovi, The Kills, Pet Shop Boys, The Who and Def Leppard perform in the Gaucho capital. Information was confirmed by Hits on Thursday."

"Porto Alegre will be booked in September 2017 for at least seven international shows in five nights. Following the announcement of Bon Jovi's performance in the city on Thursday morning (27), six other attractions were confirmed for September. There will be five different dates, with two joint events. Check the list:"

  • September 12, Tuesday: 5 Seconds Of Summer, at Pepsi On Stage
  • September 17, Sunday: The Cult, in Opinion
  • September 19, Tuesday: Bon Jovi / The Kills, in Beira-Rio
  • September 23, Saturday: Pet Shop Boys at Pepsi On Stage
  • September 26, Tuesday: The Who / Def Leppard, at the Beira-Rio Amphitheater

"The announcement of the concerts was made on Thursday night (27) at the Iguatemi mall, in the North Zone of the city, during an event of the producer. There were also six other shows for the month of September in other cities across the country."

#TheWho + #DefLeppard dia 26 de setembro, no Anfiteatro Beira Rio!

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