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Def Leppard 2018. Screenshot

Def Leppard played another show with Journey on the 2018 North American tour last night in Little Rock, AR with 16 songs performed.

The show took place at the 15,000 capacity Verizon Arena.

The band last played Little Rock on 11th May 2016 on the Summer Tour 2016.

The 7th show the band have played in this city .

The first visit was in May 1983 at the Barton Coliseum during the Pyromania tour.

A show slightly marred by the fact that one of Sav's black Fender basses was stolen from backstage.

The band returned to the same venue twice more in February 1988 and December 1992 for In The Round show during the Hysteria and Adrenalize tours.

They would return in July 1996 for an outdoor show at the Riverfront Park Amphitheatre on the Slang tour.

The same venue would then be played again in August 2000 on the Euphoria tour.

The next visit saw the first show at the Altel Arena in October 2006 on the YEAH! tour with Journey.

This venue would be played for a second time in May 2016 before being renamed as Verizon Arena.

Another near sell out crowd with Joe telling them about England's victory in the World Cup match against Sweden earlier in the day.


'When Love & Hate Collide' and 'Man Enough' were played for the first time in Little Rock.

Watch some Fan Videos from the show here.

Def Leppard 2018 Fan Videos.

Joe Elliott - Foolin' Intro

"Thank you and good evening Little Rock!. How ya doin'?. How ya doin'?!!!. Good to be here on a Saturday night. We're in for a good one. England won this morning in the World Cup so we're in a really good mood. You in a good mood?. Alright let's get it going all the way back to '83 Pyromania."

Joe Elliott - Pre-Rock Of Ages Speech

"Little Rock, Arkansas. Did you have a good time tonight?. Look at it. Look at this place. F**king amazing. We love this thank you. What a noise. What a f**king noise you have made tonight. We thank you for that but can you, can you make just a little bit more maybe?. Little bit more noise. For the boy at the back. Stand up Rick Allen!. He....he always introduces this next one for ya."

Joe Elliott - End Of Show Speech

"Little Rock, Arkansas!. Thank you. 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 9th July in Tulsa, OK.

Def Leppard 2018 - Little Rock, AR Setlist

  • 00 - Are You Excitable? Video (Intro)
  • 01 - Rocket (Single Version)
  • 02 - Animal
  • 03 - Foolin'
  • 04 - When Love & Hate Collide

Played for the first time in Little Rock.

  • 05 - Let's Get Rocked
  • 06 - Armageddon It
  • 07 - Rick Savage Bass Solo/Rock On
  • 08 - Two Steps Behind (acoustic)
  • 09 - Man Enough

Played for the first time in Little Rock.

  • 10 - Love Bites
  • 11 - Bringin' On The Heartbreak (electric)
  • 12 - Switch 625 (Instrumental)
  • 13 - Hysteria/Heroes (David Bowie) tag
  • 14 - Pour Some Sugar On Me

  • 15 - Rock Of Ages
  • 16 - Photograph

Watch footage from the show on - Periscope

Journey - Little Rock, AR Setlist

  • 01 - Intro/Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
  • 02 - Only the Young
  • 03 - Be Good To Yourself
  • 00 - Neal Schon Guitar Solo #1
  • 04 - Stone In Love
  • 05 - Wildest Dream
  • 06 - Lights
  • 07 - Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'
  • 00 - Jonathan Cain Piano Solo
  • 08 - Open Arms
  • 09 - Escape
  • 10 - La Do Da/Steve Smith Drum Solo
  • 00 - Liberty
  • 11 - Wheel In The Sky
  • 12 - Faithfully
  • 13 - Don't Stop Believin'

  • 14 - Any Way You Want It

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