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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT On Very Special Sheffield Leadmill Show

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Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott was interviewed recently about the upcoming live streamed show at The Leadmill in Sheffield.

The World Tour 2023 began in Mexico City on 18th February.

The World Tour 2023 was first announced in October 2022 with Motley Crue.

Joe Elliott BBC Interview

Joe spoke to the BBC about The Leadmill show which was announced yesterday and takes place on 19th May.

Read some of his quotes below.

The Leadmill Show

Joe commented on the upcoming show and said it will be a "very special" night.

Sav On The Leadmill

Sav also commented on he Leadmill's current situation during the announcement post by the venue.

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Def Leppard - Intimate One Night Only Show

  • Location - The Leadmill, Sheffield, England
  • Date - 19th May 2023
  • Concert Capacity - 900
  • Concert Length - 60 minutes
  • Doors Time - 7:30pm
  • Show Time - 9pm
  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Opening Act - n/a

A new intimate show in Sheffield with no support act.

A small 900 capacity show which will also be livestreamed.

Joe Elliott/BBC - 3rd May 2023 Interview Quotes

Quote - "Lead singer Joe Elliott said it promised to be a "very special" night.."

Joe Elliott - "Sheffield is in the very DNA of this band."

Joe Elliott - "We are ecstatic to be starting the European leg of our world tour at home at Bramall Lane [and] when thinking of a warm-up, it made sense to do a special set at The Leadmill, in the city where it all started."

Joe Elliott - "We know there are a lot of small music venues struggling across the UK, so we wanted to give back to what gave to us."

View the full news story on the BBC website.

Rick Savage - 3rd May 2023 Instagram Video Quotes

Rick Savage - "Hi this is Sav from Def Leppard and it has come to my attention, along with many others, that our great institutional club in Sheffield The Leadmill is in danger of its extinction."

Rick Savage - "We really really need to keep buildings like this. And we need to keep the venues like this."

Rick Savage - "It's important to recognise how influential and iconic The Leadmill was, and still is in the music scene in Sheffield."

Rick Savage - "Music is such an important part of the lives of people in Sheffield.."

Rick Savage - "Always has been going back from the days of the 70s when Def Leppard were starting out in places like The Limit and clubs like that."

Rick Savage - "The Leadmill has got a huge importance within the city."

Rick Savage - "And we really really need to keep The Leadmill in Sheffield as one of the great clubs of our great city."

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Def Leppard - The World Tour 2023 Dates


Fri May 19, 2023 Sheffield, England @ The Leadmill - NEW
Mon May 22, 2023 Sheffield, England @ Bramall Lane
Thu May 25, 2023 Mönchengladbach, Germany @ SparkassenPark Mönchengladbach
Sat May 27, 2023 Munich, Germany @ Koenigsplatz (King's Square)
Mon May 29, 2023 Budapest, Hungary @ MVM Dome (Budapesti Multifunkcionális Sportcsarnok)
Wed May 31, 2023 Krakow, Poland @ Tauron Arena Krakow


Fri Jun 2, 2023 Prague, Czech Republic @ Prague Rocks *
Sat Jun 3, 2023 Hannover, Germany @ Expo Plaza
Wed Jun 7, 2023 Solvesborg, Sweden @ Sweden Rock Festival *
Fri Jun 9, 2023 Hyvinkää, Finland @ RockFest *
Sun Jun 11, 2023 Trondheim, Norway @ Trondheim Rocks (Bryggeribyen EC Dahls Arena) *
Wed Jun 14, 2023 Copenhagen, Denmark @ COPENHELL *
Fri Jun 16, 2023 Clisson/Val de Moine, France @ HELLFEST (Main Stage 1) *
Sun Jun 18, 2023 Dessel, Belgium @ Graspop Metal Meeting *
Tue Jun 20, 2023 Milan, Italy @ Ippodromo del Galoppo di San Siro
Fri Jun 23, 2023 Lisbon, Portugal @ Passeio Marítimo de Algés
Sat Jun 24, 2023 Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Spain @ Auditorio Miguel Ríos
Tue Jun 27, 2023 Thun, Switzerland @ Stockhorn Arena


Sat Jul 1, 2023 London, England @ Wembley Stadium
Sun Jul 2, 2023 Lytham/Lytham St. Annes, England @ Lytham Festival (Lytham Green) *
Tue Jul 4, 2023 Dublin/Rathfarnham, Ireland @ Marlay Park
Thu Jul 6, 2023 Glasgow, Scotland @ Hampden Park - VENUE CHANGED
Thu Jul 6, 2023 Glasgow, Scotland @ Glasgow Green


Saturday, August 5th, 2023 Syracuse, NY @ JMA Wireless Dome
Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 Columbus, OH @ Ohio Stadium
Friday, August 11th, 2023 Fargo, ND @ Fargodome
Sunday, August 13th, 2023 Omaha, NE Charles Schwab Field Omaha
Wednesday, August 16th, 2023 Tulsa, OK @ Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium
Friday, August 18th, 2023 El Paso, TX @ Sun Bowl Stadium

* = Festival.

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