Monday, March 17, 2014

KISS & Def Leppard - The World's Biggest Rock Bands Set To Tour This Summer

Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, March 21 Through Live Nation Mobile App and at

LOS ANGELES – March 17, 2014 – This summer two of the world's greatest rock bands, KISS and DEF LEPPARD, are set to deliver a massive tour dedicated to fans who wanna rock and roll all night! These two legendary rock bands spanning two continents announced today that they will launch the tour as KISS celebrates their 40th year in music. The summer's biggest hit-fueled rock tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will storm through 40-plus cities throughout North America kicking-off on Monday, June 23 in West Valley City, UT at the USANA Amphitheater. Tickets go on sale starting on Friday, March 21 through the Live Nation mobile app and at

With combined album sales of over 200 million, KISS and Def Leppard are more than just iconic; they remain TODAY'S dominant powerhouses of rock tallying 30+ chart-topping hits, countless sold out MEGA tours and awards and accolades from around the globe. Known for their elaborate and spectacular stage shows, each band plans to give fans the ultimate summer concert experience with the most impressive lighting and sound production ever along with KISS' signature over-the-top pyrotechnics.

KISS consists of vocalist/bassist Gene Simmons, vocalist/guitarist Paul Stanley, lead guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer. Def Leppard consists of vocalist Joe Elliott, guitarist Vivian Campbell, guitarist Phil Collen, bassist Rick “Sav” Savage and drummer Rick Allen.

Tour Dates:

Mon Jun 23 West Valley City, UT USANA Amphitheater
Wed Jun 25 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Fri Jun 27 Ridgefield, WA Sleep Country Amphitheater
Sun Jun 29 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheater
Wed Jul 02 Concord, CA Concord Pavilion
Thu Jul 03 Wheatland, CA Sacramento Valley Amphitheater
Sat Jul 05 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Sun Jul 06 Chula Vista, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Tue Jul 08 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
Wed Jul 09 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Sat Jul 12 Austin, TX austin360 Amphitheater
Sun Jul 13 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
Tue Jul 15 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Wed Jul 16 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
Fri Jul 18 Atlanta, GA Aaron's Amphitheater at Lakewood
Sat Jul 19 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
Sun Jul 20 Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek Amphitheater
Tue Jul 22 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheater
Wed Jul 23 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater
Fri Jul 25 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Sat Jul 26 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Fri Aug 01 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center
Sat Aug 02 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall
Sun Aug 03 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
Tue Aug 05 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Wed Aug 06 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
Fri Aug 08 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
Sat Aug 09 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Sun Aug 10 Hartford, CT The Xfinity Theatre
Tue Aug 12 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Wed Aug 13 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Fri Aug 15 East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theater
Sat Aug 16 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Sun Aug 17 Minneapolis, MN Target Center**
Wed Aug 20 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena**
Fri Aug 22 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
Sat Aug 23 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sun Aug 24 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
Tue Aug 26 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center
Thu Aug 28 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Fri Aug 29 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
Sun Aug 31 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion