DEF LEPPARD Announce The World Tour 2023 In UK/Ireland/Europe/South America
Def Leppard and Motley Crue have just announced The World Tour 2023 tour dates for 2023 including a UK stadium leg.
The World Tour 2023 will start as expected in Mexico and South America in February and March 2023.
This first leg will comprise 8 shows in outdoor stadiums.
The second leg starts in Sheffield in late May and sees them play 20 stadiums and/or festivals across UK, Ireland and Europe.
This leg ends in July in Glasgow for the band's first ever stadium show in Scotland.
28 shows in all have been confirmed for the follow up to The Stadium Tour 2022 in USA and Canada which ended in September.
Only Def Leppard and Motley Crue are so far billed for these shows.
Tickets are due to go on sale from 28th October (No fixed ticket price mentioned...).
The band will return to just a few streets away from where they formed and rehearsed at Bramall Lane football ground in May.
The home of Joe's favourite team and the band's second ever outdoor stadium show in Sheffield after the June 1993 Don Valley Stadium concert.
Wembley Stadium Debut
Def Leppard will make their full concert debut at the new Wembley Stadium having never previously headlined this or the old venue.
It follows a three song medley performance in September 2014 before an NFL games.
The band will make their debut at the Lytham Festival in July 2023 which is a city in Lancashire.
Motley Crue are billed as headliners for this date.
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Def Leppard - The World Tour 2023 USA Dates
Friday, February 10, 2023 Atlantic City, NJ @ Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena - (MC Closing)
Saturday, February 11, 2023 Atlantic City, NJ @ Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena - (DL Closing)
Def Leppard - The World Tour 2023 Dates
Feb 18, 2023 Mexico City, Mexico
Feb 21, 2023 Monterrey, Mexico
Feb 25, 2023 Bogota, Colombia
Feb 28, 2023 Lima, Peru
Mar 03, 2023 Santiago, Chile
Mar 07, 2023 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mar 09, 2023 Curitiba, Brazil
Mar 11, 2023 Porto Alegre, Brazil
May 22, 2023 Sheffield, UK
May 25, 2023 Mönchengladbach, Germany
May 27, 2023 Munich, Germany
May 29, 2023 Budapest, Hungary
May 31, 2023 Krakow, Poland
Jun 2, 2023 Prague, Czech Republic Prague Rocks *
Jun 3, 2023 Hannover, Germany
Jun 7, 2023 Solvesborg, Sweden Sweden Rock Festival *
Jun 9, 2023 Hyvinkää, Finland RockFest *
Jun 11, 2023 Trondheim, Norway Trondheim Rocks *
Jun 14, 2023 Copenhagen, Denmark COPENHELL *
Jun 18, 2023 Dessel, Belgium Graspop Metal Meeting *
Jun 20, 2023 Milan, Italy
Jun 23, 2023 Lisbon, Portugal
Jun 24, 2023 Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Spain
Jun 27, 2023 Thun, Switzerland
Jul 1, 2023 London, UK
Jul 2, 2023 Lytham, UK Lytham Festival *
Jul 4, 2023 Dublin, Ireland
Jul 6, 2023 Glasgow, UK
* = Festival.
The World Tour 2023 - Press Release
Mötley Crüe andDef Leppard are heading to the Lancashire coast for Lytham Festival 2023.
The world’s most iconic and celebrated rock legends are the first headliners to be revealed as Lancashire’s biggest live music festival prepares to return for five unforgettable nights from Wednesday 28 June to Sunday 02 July.
Hot off the heels of the biggest North American stadium tour of 2022 Mötley Crüe and Def Leppard will co-headline the closing night of Lytham Festival on Sunday July 2 as part of The World Tour and as one of only four UK dates to be announced.
Tickets for Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe go on sale at 10am Friday October 28 from www.lythamfestival.com
“After finally getting back on the road and having a monumental summer tour in the US and Canada this year, we’re beyond thrilled to be bringing this massive stadium tour to major cities all over the world, and kicking off Europe in Sheffield where it all started for us 45 years ago. We’re looking to forward to seeing you out there, somewhere soon!” said Joe Elliott of Def Leppard.
“We had an incredible time playing The Stadium Tour in North America this summer and we truly can’t wait to take the show around the globe with The WORLD Tour in 2023. Crüeheads in Latin America and Europe: Get ready! We’re coming for you next and can’t wait to finally see all of you out there again next year!” Mötley Crüe said in a joint statement.
Lytham Festival director Peter Taylor said: “What a closing night we have planned! For as long as I can remember our loyal Lytham customers have been asking for a rock night like no other so in 2023 we have arguably the two biggest rock icons in the world and they are going to be performing right here in Lytham.
“Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe represent the perfect combination of British and American rock legends so we can’t wait to welcome them to what will be the biggest rock night in the history of Lytham Festival."
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