def leppard on through the night tour - 1980
Countries Played - 8
|date||country||first city/venue played||recordings|
|18th January 1980||Scotland||Aberdeen @ Aberdeen University||Audio | Video|
|23rd January 1980||England||Liverpool @ Liverpool University||Audio | Video|
|12th February 1980||Wales||Cardiff @ Top Rank Suite||Audio | Video|
|20th May 1980||United States *||Santa Monica @ Civic Auditorium||Audio | Video|
|9th September 1980||Sweden *||Lund @ Olympen||Audio | Video|
|13th September 1980||Holland/The Netherlands *||Leiden @ Groenoordhal||Audio | Video|
|14th September 1980||Belgium *||Deinze @ Brielpoort||Audio | Video|
|15th September 1980||France *||Poitiers @ Les Arenas||Audio | Video|
Eight countries played in all in support of the band's debut album with their touring expanded outside of Great Britain.
Viewin the 1980 tour section.
Fittingly the first new country played in the 80s was the United States where the band would enjoy their biggest success throughout the decade.
The first European tour in support on the Scorpions included four new countries.
They also recorded their first broadcast TV performance whilst in Holland.
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