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Def Leppard Announce Summer Tour With REO Speedwagon and Tesla

Mike Coppola / David Becker / Facebook
Mike Coppola / David Becker / Facebook

Def Leppard‘s latest summer package tour includes some new friends as well as familiar faces.

The band took to social media to announce the new dates, publishing a Facebook post that reveals they’ll be hitting the road this summer with REO Speedwagon and Tesla. As fans are no doubt aware, Tesla’s been touring with Def Leppard for some time — but these dates represent a twist on recent years, which have seen the duo sharing a bill with Styx.

The news comes just a few days after Def Leppard announced a round of rescheduled dates making up for shows they’d had to postpone due to throat problems being suffered by singer Joe Elliott. With Elliott back on the mend, they’re due back on tour starting May 1, when they play the Moonstone Festival in Orlando.

Take a look at the complete list of currently announced dates below, and visit Def Leppard’s official site for detailed ticketing information.

Def Leppard/REO Speedwagon/Tesla 2016 Tour Dates
5/01 – Orlando, Fla. (Moonstone Festival)
5/04 – Lafayette, La. (Cajundome)*
5/05 – Corpus Christi, Texas (American Bank Center)*
5/07 – Hidalgo, Texas (State Farms Arena)*
5/10 – Bossier City, La. (Century Link Center)
5/11 – Little Rock, Ark. (Verizon Arena)
5/13 – Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)
5/15 – Uncasville, Ct. (Mohegan Sun Arena)
5/17 – Allentown, Pa. (PPL Center)
5/18 – Huntington, W.V. (Big Sandy Arena)
5/20 – Orlando, Fla. (Amway Center)**
6/22 – Boston, Mass. (Xfinity Center)
6/24 – Bangor, Maine (Darling’s Waterfront)
6/25 – Quebec City, Quebec (Videotron Centre)
6/27 – Syracuse, N.Y. (Lakeview Amphitheater)
6/29 – Hershey, Pa. (Hershey Park Stadium)
7/01 – Indianapolis, Ind. (Klipsch Music Center)
7/02 – Chicago, Ill. (Hollywood Casino)
7/05 – Cincinnati, Ohio (Riverbend Music Center)
7/06 – Milwaukee, Wis. (Summeriest)
7/08 – Pittsburgh, Pa. (First Niagara Pavillion)
7/09 – Grand Rapids, Mich. (Van Andel Arena)
7/11 – Wantagh, N.Y. (Nikon at Jones Beach)
7/13 – Holmdel, N.J. (PN.C. Bank Arts Center)
7/15 – Detroit, Mich. (DTE Music Theatre)
7/16 – Toronto, Ontario (Molson Canadian Amphitheater)
8/06 – Madison, Wis. (Alliant Energy Center)
8/08 – Evansille, Ind. (Ford Center)
8/10 – Bristow, Va. (Jiffy Lube Center)
8/12 – Atlanta, Ga. (Aaron’s Amphitheater)
8/13 – Raleigh, N.C. (Walnut Creek Amphitheater)
8/17 – Birmingham, Ala. (Oak Mountain Amphitheater)
8/19 – Austin, Texas (Austin 360)
8/22 – Houston, Texas (Cynthia Woods Pavilion)
8/24 – Dallas, Texas (Gexa Energy Pavilion)
8/26 – Kansas City, Mo. (Sprint Center)
8/27 – ST. Louis, Mo. (Hollywood Casino Amphitheater)
8/29 – Cleveland, Ohio (Blossom Music Center)
8/31 – Darien Center, N.Y.(Darien Lake Pa.C)
9/14 – Billings, Mt. (Metra Park)
9/16 – Salk Lake City, Utah (USANA Amphitheater)
9/17 – Denver, Colo. (Pepsi Center)
9/19 – Albuquerque, N.M. (Isleta Amphitheater)
9/20 – Phoenix, Ariz. (Ak-Chin Pavilion)
9/22 – Irvine, Calif. (Irvine Meadows Amphitheater)
9/24 – Sacramento, Calif. (Toyota Amphitheater)
9/25 – Mountain View, Calif. (Shoreline Amphitheater)
9/28 – Boise, Idaho (Taco Bell Arena)
9/30 – Eugene, Ore. (Matthew Knight Arena)
10/01 – Tacoma, Wash. (Tacoma Dome)
10/04 – Omaha,Neb. (CenturyLink Center)
10/05 – Minneapolis, Minn. (Xcel Center)
10/07 – La Crosse, Wis. (La Crosse Center Arena)
10/08 – Toledo, Ohio (Huntington Center)
10/10 – Cedar Rapids, Iowa (U.S. Cellular Center)
*STYX to appear / No REO Speedwagon
**No REO Speedwagon

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