DEF LEPPARD's 20/20 VISION Tour With ZZ TOP Has Been Cancelled
Def Leppard have now confirmed their 20/20 Vision tour with ZZ Top for September and October has been cancelled.
The tour will start in Albany, NY on 21st September at Times Union Center.
The venue site has now confirmed the show and entire tour has been cancelled.
Read the full press statement below.
It was due to end on 18th October in Spokane, WA at the Spokane Arena after 16 dates.
The tour would have marked the band's first time playing in Brandon, MS.
Def Leppard and ZZ Top played together in June 2009 when Def Leppard first headlined the Download Festival at Donington Park when ZZ Top were also on the bill.
The 20/20 Vision reisues/releases now look set to be delayed and possibly given new titles.
The tour was billed as 'Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Inductees' - with ZZ Top inducted in 2004 before Def Leppard joined them in March 2019.
Tickets had been on sale from 20th February and can now be refunded.
Phil Collen hinted at the cancellation last month and it has now been confirmed with the band not set to play again until June 2021.
Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.
Visit the Album News section for more news on new music (based on band member quotes).
Def Leppard - 20/20 Vision North American Tour Dates - (Cancelled)
- September 21 - Albany, NY @ Times Union Center
- September 23 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Veteran United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
- September 25 - Knoxville, TN @ Thompson-Boling Arena
- September 26 - Brandon, MS @ Brandon Amphitheater - (First time in this city)
- September 28 - Orange Beach, AL @ The Wharf Amphitheater
- September 30 - Bossier City, LA @ CenturyLink Center
- October 02 - North Little Rock, AR @ Simmons Bank Arena
- October 03 - Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
- October 05 - Wichita, KS @ INTRUST Bank Arena
- October 07 - Omaha, NE @ CHI Health Center Omaha
- October 09 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
- October 10 - Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
- October 12 - Grand Forks, ND @ Alerus Center
- October 15 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
- October 17 - Portland, OR @ Moda Center
- October 18 - Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena
Visit the 2020 Tour section for all the (now cancelled) tour dates.
Visit the 2020 Tour section for all the (hopefully not to be cancelled) upcoming tour dates.
20/20 Vision Tour - Cancellation Press Release Quotes
The Band released this statement: Regretfully, we will not be moving forward with our 2020 vision tour with ZZ top out of caution for our fans and crew. our collective safety is most important at this time. we look forward to getting back on the road and seeing you soon.
Refunds for the September 21st show at Times Union Center will be available at the original point of purchase. If you purchased your tickets at the Times Union Center box office, please click here and fill out the refund form.
20/20 Vision Tour - Tour Announcement Press Release Quotes
"Legendary British rock’ & roll icons, and 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame® inductees, Def Leppard, announce select 20/20 Vision fall tour dates with very special guests ZZ Top. Produced by Live Nation, this new leg of dates will immediately follow the group’s massively successful summer stadium tour with Motley Crue, which has already sold 1.1 million tickets. The 20/20 Vision tour will kick off on September 21st at Times Union Center in Albany, NY."
"Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott says of the tour, “What a year this is going to be! First, sold out stadiums, then we get to go on tour with the mighty ZZ Top! Having been an admirer of the band for a lifetime it’s gonna be a real pleasure to finally do some shows together...maybe some of us will get to go for a spin with Billy in one of those fancy cars..."
"We’re totally excited to hit the road with Def Leppard, our pals since the beginning,” says the aforementioned Billy F Gibbons. "We’ve done this for something like five decades, yet the good times are really just now unfolding. He adds, “Joe Elliott and Company can hop aboard the hot rods any ol' time with that lil’ ol' band from Texas.”
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- The Early Years 79-81 - (Album/Box Set)
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