Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Def Leppard announce Irish dates with Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy

Def Leppard have announced a couple of Irish dates that will kick off their summer touring season.

Originally slated to kick things off as headliners at the Download Festival on June 10, Leppard have added a couple of dates to their schedule earlier the same week.

Def Leppard
2011 Tour

June 7 – Belfast – Odyssey Arena
June 8 – Dublin – 02 Arena

Alice Cooper and Thin Lizzy will share the bill with Leppard for the two Irish gigs.

Tickets for the newly-announced shows go on sale on Friday, March 4 at 9am (GMT).

Following these UK dates, the band heads off to North America for a two-month tour with Heart, kicking off June 15 in West Palm Beach.

Def Leppard – Wasted (1979)

See also:

Def Leppard: more US dates with Heart announced
Def Leppard announces US Tour with Heart
Def Leppard release live album details
Def Leppard to headline Download Festival