DEF LEPPARD x JOURNEY Show In ALBUQUERQUE, NM Gets Postponed
Def Leppard and Journey were due to play a show in Albuquerque, NM last night but strong winds forced its postponement.
The show at Isleta Amphitheater had started as planned with Journey beginning their opening set.
DL had last played the venue in September 2016.
Following a en early evening sunset the winds picked up and got stronger as the band played and after just five songs the show was halted.
Apparently due to fears of damaged to the lighting rig. After a short period of time the show was them called off altogether for safety reasons.
Not the first time a DL show has been hit by bad weather at an outdoor amphitheater.
Live Nation Albuquerque have said more information about the show and possible a new rescheduled date is due soon.
A new date seems likely to be added on to the upcoming fourth leg of the tour which starts on 21st September in San Francisco - not so far from New Mexico.
Def Leppard had been due to close the show and probably still will when the rescheduled date is announced.
Journey performed only songs before the show was halted and then ultimately called off.
View many of the social posts by fans from the show leading up to when it was stopped.
The next show takes place on 7th September in Phoenix, AZ.
Journey - Albuquerque, NM Setlist
- 01 - Intro/Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
- 02 - Stone In Love
- 03 - Lights
- 04 - Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin'
- 00 - Jonathan Cain Piano Solo
- 05 - Who's Crying Now
Show ended at this point after a delay due to the bad weather.
ATTENTION DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY FANS: Unfortunately the weather has prevented us from continuing tonight show for safety reasons. Stay tuned for updates tomorrow regarding the show. pic.twitter.com/vZVr72OKs7— Live Nation Albq (@LiveNationAlbq) September 6, 2018
We’re at the Journey and Def Leppard concert and they stopped the show for a wind delay 😭😭😭— Dustin (@dnitsud) September 6, 2018
My brother is at the @JourneyOfficial and @DefLeppard concert. Apparently the concert was delayed and now it's windy enough that they may be cutting Journey's set short. That sucks. He himself drove 3 hours one way to attend the concert. He got the ticket as a birthday gift. 😔— Sophie Coberly (@SophieCoberly) September 6, 2018
so upset def leppard got fucking canceled 🙄😭— nico. (@deathtokali) September 6, 2018
Hope you guys reschedule tonight’s Albuquerque show (very soon) that was just cancelled for weather!— Thomas M. Maddock (@ThomasMMaddock1) September 6, 2018
Def Leppard/journey concert https://t.co/ayLai1IfqG— Valeria Gordon (@KolesovaValeria) September 6, 2018
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