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One Year Ago Def Leppard Postpone Orlando, Florida Concert

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Def Leppard were forced to postpone their show in Orlando, FL on this day in January 2016 due to Joe Elliott's vocal issues.

The show was first announced along with 12 others in October 2015 and had been due to take place at the Amway Center.

It followed the postponement of the Greensboro, NC show that was due to have taken place on 27th January.

Joe began to suffer vocal issues during the Hysteria On The High Seas cruise. This affected the Storytellers acoustic concert on the 22nd and also meant he had to sit out the electric concert on the 23rd.

The news was only announced a few hours before show time. Band members later revealing that Joe had to see a specialist before the soundcheck and was told to rest his voice for a month.

View some social posts below from the day and news quotes from the venue and from the Meet And Greet.

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

Amway Center - News Quotes

ATTENTION: The Def Leppard concert scheduled to take place tonight has been postponed due to illness. A new date will be announced soon.

Please continue to hold on to your tickets as tickets purchased for the January 30th concert will be honored on the new date – no exchange necessary.

Meet And Greet - Fan Quote

"an unspecified member was ill. He had seen the doctor within the hour. The unspecified member has been advised to have bed rest for a month. All shows for the next month will be cancelled we were told."

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