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Poison/Tesla Confirm Albany, NY Show During Def Leppard Tour

Wednesday, 15th March 2017

Def Leppard 2017.
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Def Leppard's 2017 North American tour support bands Poison and Tesla have confirmed the venue for another solo show.

The bands play 38 dates with Def Leppard USA and Canada starting in Manchester, NH on 8th April and ending in Indianapolis, IN on 25th June.

A number of solo dates were recently announced which start in Raleigh, NC on 28th April.

There are now five confirmed arena shows where Poison will be supported by Tesla.

The 9th May date in Albany, NY has been confirmed to take place at Times Union Arena with tickets on sale on 18th March.

This is the first time in recent years that any support acts have played so many solo dates together whilst supporting Def Leppard. Many of them are scheduled during the 7th to 23rd May tour break.

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

Poison Headline Shows (Plus Tesla)

  • 28th April - Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek, Raleigh, NC, USA - (w/ Extreme/Jackyl)
  • 29th April - PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC, USA - (w/ Extreme/Jackyl)
  • 6th May - Harrah's Cherokee Resort Event Center, Cherokee, NC, USA
  • 7th May - Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington, WV, USA - (w/ Tesla)
  • 9th May - Times Union Arena, Albany, NY, USA - (w/ Tesla) - Venue Confirmed
  • 11th May - Casino Rama Entertainment Centre, Rama, ON, Canada
  • 26th May - Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, SD, USA - (w/ Tesla)
  • 27th May - Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND, USA - (w/ Tesla)
  • 13th June - Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA, USA - (w/ Tesla)

Tesla Headline Shows

  • 29th April - Hard Rock Live, Northfield, OH, USA
  • 30th April - Victory Theatre, Evansville, IN, USA

Bret Michaels Solo Headline Shows

  • 25th May - Heritage Park, Forest City, IA, USA
  • 8th June - Parker Days Festival, Parker, CO, USA
  • 23rd June - Lakes Jam, Brainerd, MN, USA

Bret Michaels - Quote

"I'm really looking forward to the Poison tour. Itís going to be incredible playing all the hits and putting on a hell of a high-energy rock show for the three generations of awesome fans."

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