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Poison/Tesla Confirm More Solo Dates During Def Leppard Tour

Tuesday, 7th March 2017

Def Leppard 2017.
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Def Leppard's 2017 North American tour support bands Poison and Tesla have announced more new solo dates.

The bands play 38 dates with Def Leppard USA and Canada starting in Manchester, NH on 8th April and ending in Indianapolis, IN on 25th June.

Poison and Tesla recently confirmed solo dates which start in Raleigh, NC on 28th April.

Venues for three of those shows have now been confirmed along with the band line-ups. Extreme and Jackyl will support at the opening shows.

Tesla will now support Poison at four shows with a new one added in Oakland, CA at the 20,000 capacity Oracle Arena placed between the Def Leppard shows in Fresno (12th) and Ontario (14th).

The venue in Grand Forks has now been confirmed and lists it as a Poison/Tesla show.

The other show already mentioned in the press release (in Albany) has still to be confirmed.

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

Poison Headline Shows (Plus Tesla) - Updated

  • 28th April - Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek, Raleigh, NC, USA - (w/ Extreme/Jackyl)
  • 29th April - PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC, USA - (w/ Extreme/Jackyl)
  • 6th May - Harrah's Cherokee Resort Event Center, Cherokee, NC, USA
  • 7th May - Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington, WV, USA - (w/ Tesla)
  • 9th May - (venue not confirmed) - Albany, NY, USA (TBC)
  • 11th May - Casino Rama Entertainment Centre, Rama, ON, Canada
  • 26th May - Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, SD, USA - (w/ Tesla)
  • 27th May - Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND, USA - (w/ Tesla)
  • 13th June - Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA, USA - (w/ Tesla) - NEW

Tesla Headline Shows

  • 29th April - Hard Rock Live, Northfield, OH, USA
  • 30th April - Victory Theatre, Evansville, IN, USA

Bret Michaels Solo Headline Shows

  • 25th May - Heritage Park, Forest City, IA, USA
  • 8th June - Parker Days Festival, Parker, CO, USA
  • 23rd June - Lakes Jam, Brainerd, MN, USA

Bret Michaels - Quote

"I'm really looking forward to the Poison tour. Itís going to be incredible playing all the hits and putting on a hell of a high-energy rock show for the three generations of awesome fans."

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