Get Updates/News. Updates/News by RSS Feed. Updates/News by Email. Get The Community Toolbar. Get The Community Toolbar.
Def Leppard Tour History Fan Archive.
Local Fan Starts Arkansas School Def Leppard Photo Petition

Tuesday, 8th March 2016

Arkansas School for the Deaf

Def Leppard return to Little Rock, AR in May and a local fan has started a petition to get the band to pose for a photograph.

The Arkansas School For The Deaf in Little Rock has a number of sports teams named Leopards.

A local fan named Cary Tyson has started an online petition to convince the band to pose for a photo by the school's football scoreboard - as shown above.

The local press have picked up the story.

So far the petition has gained 235 signatures and aims to reach 500.

Def Leppard are due to play the Verizon Arena in Little Rock, AR with REO Speedwagon and Tesla on 11th May.

The show was postponed on 1st February along with all the other January/February tour dates.

Visit the Tour News section. For more news on future tour plans.

Democrat Gazette - News Quotes

"British hard rock band Def Leppard is scheduled to play Verizon Arena in North Little Rock on May 11, and one Central Arkansas resident has an idea for how the band can spend some of its downtime."

"Cary Tyson, a program officer at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, has started an online petition at, suggesting that the rockers take a little time to show their support for an area school -- Arkansas School for the Deaf." - News Quote

"Def Leppard is playing Verizon Arena in Little Rock, Arkansas May 11, 2016. The mascot of the Arkansas School for the Deaf is the Leopards. Don't believe me? Check out the scoreboard. What better place for a band photo? Help me convince the band to take a band photo in front of the scoreboard by signing this petition. Bring attention to a school that deserves it and does great work as well as a great band."

Def Leppard 2016 - Rescheduled Tour Date

The first visit to Little Rock since October 2006 on the YEAH! tour.

Related News - Joe Elliott Says His Voice Is Now Coming Back After Tour Break

Related News - Def Leppard To Visit Rarely Played Cities On 2016 Summer Tour

Related News - Def Leppard 2016 Summer Tour Announced With REO Speedwagon/Tesla

Related News - Rescheduled Def Leppard Tour Dates For May Now Confirmed

Related News - Joe Elliott Says His Voice Will Be Great After Four Weeks Rest

Related News - Vivian Campbell Explains Joe Elliott's Vocal Cord Issues

Related News - Rick Allen Says Joe Elliott Pulled Something In His Throat

Related News - Def Leppard Postpone All 10 February Tour Dates Due To Joe's Illness