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KISS with Def Leppard Tour US Summer 2014

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    Posted 3/18/2014

    KISS

    KISS

    Def Leppard

    Def Leppard

    Two of the biggest bands in rock history will tour together this summer, KISS and Def Leppard.  These two classic rock bands will share the stage across America beginning June 23rd in West Valley City, UT and wind it up at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Woodlands, TX on August 31st.  This tour is presented by Live Nation and will sure to bring sold-out shows to most of these cities if not all of them.  Continue to read the official press release.

    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 LiveNation.com -

    KISS - Paul Stanley

    KISS - Paul Stanley

    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-fuelled 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 Amphitheatre. Tickets go on sale starting on Friday, March 21 through the Live Nation mobile app and at www.livenation.com.

    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.com/Monster.com while also participating in the tour launch announcement featuring a live streamed Q&A with band members from KISS and Def Leppard in Los Angeles, California at the House Of Blues on Monday, March 17. 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.

    Def Leppard - Joe Elliott

    Def Leppard - Joe Elliott

    Military personnel will have access to a pre-sale hosted by Military.com on Tuesday, March 18 starting at 10:00 a.m. local time.  KISS and Def Leppard fan clubs will also have access to a pre-sale on Tuesday, March 18 starting at 10:00 a.m. local time.  Visit www.kissonline.com and www.defleppard.com for more information. Citi card members will have access to pre-sale tickets through its Citi Private Pass program beginning Wednesday, March 19 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Visit www.citiprivatepass.com for details.

    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 SingerDef Leppard consists of vocalist Joe Elliott, guitarist Vivian Campbell, guitarist Phil Collen, bassist Rick “Sav” Savage and drummer Rick Allen.

     

    KISS AND DEF LEPPARD SUMMER TOUR DATES

    All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.

    All dates below on sale March 21 unless otherwise noted.

     

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

     

    KISS - Gene Simmons

    KISS - Gene Simmons

    About KISS

    KISS remains one of the most influential bands in the history of rock and roll.  As one of America’s top gold-record champions, KISS has released 44 albums and sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. Decades of record-breaking tours around the globe have included high-profile appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the Rockin’ The Corps concert dedicated to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and special guest appearance on the 2009 American Idol finale that boasted 30 million viewers and a 2010 Dr. Pepper Super Bowl commercial and advertising campaign in support of their Hottest Show On Earth tour. KISS is currently featured in a major advertising and marketing campaigns for John Varvatos and Google Play. This April KISS launches their inaugural Arena Football League Season with the LA KISS Football team bringing professional football back to Los Angeles.  This summer AMC will begin airing a new reality series in prime time about The LA KISS first season. The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation. The unparalleled devotion and loyalty of the KISS Army to the “Hottest Band in the World” is a striking testament to the band’s unbreakable bond with its fans.  This year KISS will be celebrating two major milestones, their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as the band’s 40th Anniversary.

    For more information, visit KissOnline.com.

     

    Def Leppard - Phil Collen

    Def Leppard - Phil Collen

    About DEF LEPPARD

    With 100 million records sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards to their credit, Def LeppardJoe Elliott(vocals), Vivian Campbell (guitar), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick “Sav” Savage (bass) and Rick Allen (drums)—continues to be one of the most important forces in rock music. The group’s spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, have become synonymous with their name. For the past thirty years the band’s concerts have become must-see events and have quickly made them an institution in the touring industry, as they continue to sell out arenas worldwide.

     

    About Live Nation Entertainment

    Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

     

    About the USO

    The USO lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families millions of times each year at hundreds of places worldwide. We provide a touch of home through centers at airports and military bases in the U.S. and abroad, top quality entertainment and innovative programs and services. We also provide critical support to those who need us most, including forward-deployed troops, military families, wounded warriors and families of the fallen. The USO is a private, non-profit organization, not a government agency. Our programs and services are made possible by the American people, support of our corporate partners and the dedication of our volunteers and staff.

     

    In addition to individual donors and corporate sponsors, the USO is supported by President’s Circle Partners: American Airlines, AT&T, BNSF Railway, The Coca-Cola Company, Grand Canyon University, JCPenney, Jeep, Kroger, Northrop Grumman Corporation and TriWest Healthcare Alliance and Worldwide Strategic Partners: BAE Systems, BIC, The Boeing Company, ConAgra Foods, FedEx, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft Corporation, Procter & Gamble, TKS Telepost Kabel-Service Kaiserslautern GmbH & Co. KG and Wawa Inc. We are also supported through the United Way and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC-11381).  To join us in this patriotic mission, and to learn more about the USO, please visit uso.org.


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