Def Leppard Plots Return To Mohegan Sun

2017-01-12

Performing live in the Arena on April 12th with special guests Poison & Tesla

UNCASVILLE, CT (January 12, 2017) – Fresh off winning their fan voted Classic Rock Magazine “Album of the Year” award, Def Leppard announced they will return to the road this spring for a three month run across North America. The Live Nation promoted outing will storm through cities across parts of the U.S. and Canada. This new leg of dates follows the group’s massive 70+ city 2016 tour and is set to be live at Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday, April 12th at 7:00pm.

Tickets are $129.00, $89.00 and $59.00 and go on sale Friday, January 20th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, January 21st, subject to availability.

With two prestigious Diamond Awards to their credit, Def Leppard—Joe Elliott, Phil Collen, Vivan Campbell, Rick “Sav” Savage and Rick Allen—continues to stand tall in the music industry and deliver some of the most iconic Rock melodies and memorable anthems of all time. Most recently, their 2015 self-titled album featured singles “Dangerous” and “Let’s Go” which premiered via RollingStone.com and hit #1 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums chart.
The tour also marks the first time in over 5 years that Poison will tour with all original members. Members including Bret Michaels, CC DeVille, Bobby Dall and Rikki Rockett. Poison has sold over 40 million records and is set to perform some of its greatest hits including “Nothin’ but a Good Time,” “Every Rose has its Thorn,” “Talk Dirty to Me,” “Unskinny Bop” and “Something to Believe In.”

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.