Tuesday, March 18, 2014

KISS, Def Leppard summer tour dates

Veteran rock bands KISS and Def Leppard will launch a new tour as KISS celebrates their 40th year in music. It kicks off in June and tickets go on sale starting March 21 through the Live Nation mobile app and at

KISS and Def Leppard jointly decided to support our heroes and honor their dedicated fans in the armed services by partnering with numerous military organizations for the tour. Partnerships will include the USO, Hiring Our Heroes, Project Resiliency/The Raven Drum Foundation, August Warrior Project and the Wounded Warrior Project.

All military personnel will be given exclusive access to discounted tickets for the tour with their own pre-sale through Military charities will receive a portion of ticket sales with the money raised being split amongst all the non-profit organizations participating with the summer tour.

Military personnel will have access to a pre-sale hosted by that started today. KISS and Def Leppard fan clubs also have access to a pre-sale now. Visit and for more information.

Citi card members will have access to pre-sale tickets through its Citi Private Pass program beginning March 19 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Visit for details.

The current KISS lineup is: 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.

Dates, cities and venues below subject to change.
Most are on sale March 21. Check venue for details.
June 23
West Valley City, UT
USANA Amphitheater
June 25
Denver, CO
Pepsi Center
June 27
Ridgefield, WA
Sleep Country Amphitheater
June 29
Auburn, WA
White River Amphitheatre
July 2
Concord, CA
Concord Pavilion
July 3
Wheatland, CA
Sleep Train Amphitheatre
July 5
Irvine, CA
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 6
Chula Vista, CA
Sleep Train Amphitheatre
July 8
Los Angeles, CA
The Forum
July 9
Phoenix, AZ
Ak-Chin Pavilion
July 12
Austin, TX
Austin360 Amphitheater
July 13
Dallas, TX
Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 15
Cincinnati, OH
Riverbend Music Center
July 16
Nashville, TN
Bridgestone Arena
July 18
Atlanta, GA
Aaron's Amphitheatre, Lakewood 
July 19
Charlotte, NC
PNC Music Pavilion
July 20
Raleigh, NC
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
July 22
West Palm Beach, FL
Cruzan Amphitheatre
July 23
Tampa, FL
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphithtr
July 25
Bristow, VA
Jiffy Lube Live
July 26
Holmdel, NJ
PNC Bank Arts Center 
August 1
Mansfield, MA
Xfinity Center
August 2
Atlantic City, NJ
Boardwalk Hall
August 3
Camden, NJ
Susquehanna Bank Center
August 5
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Performing Arts Ctr
August 6
Wantagh, NY
Nikon At Jones Beach Thtr
August 8
Virginia Beach, VA
Farm Bureau Live, Virginia Beach
August 9
Scranton, PA
Pavilion at Montage Mountain
August 10
Hartford, CT
Xfinity Theatre
August 12
Toronto, ON
Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
August 13
Darien, NY
Darien Lake Performing Arts Ctr
August 15
East Troy, WI
Alpine Valley Music Theatre
August 16
Tinley Park, IL
First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 17
Minneapolis, MN
Target Center
August 20
Des Moines, IA
Wells Fargo Arena
August 22
Noblesville, IN
Klipsch Music Center
August 23
Clarkston, MI
DTE Energy Music Thtr
August 24
Burgettstown, PA
First Niagara Pavilion
August 26
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Blossom Music Center
August 28
Maryland Heights, MO
Verizon Wireless Amphithtr
August 29
Tulsa, OK
BOK Center
August 31
Woodlands, TX
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

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