Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard Set 2021 Dates For Stadium Tour

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Mötley Crüe have announced the 2021 dates of their massive reunion tour. The tour, which will bring the band to U.S. stadiums, with Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, was scheduled to begin today (June 18, 2020).

On June 1, the band announced that the 2020 dates were being moved to 2021. The 31-date tour was expected to be on the short list of 2020’s biggest-grossing tours.

The original tour was unveiled Dec. 4 via a live broadcast on the band’s Facebook page and on SiriusXM, just over two weeks after the group proclaimed that they were reuniting. Additional dates were added on Dec. 18.

The four bands had addressed the uncertainty of the tour, amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In a joint statement released on May 1, they wrote, “Our priority during this unprecedented time is to make sure that we are being as thoughtful and responsible as possible in the decisions we are making regarding The Stadium Tour and that we are putting the fans’ health, well being and safety first and foremost. We are currently weighing all options and are awaiting further direction from the powers that be. Our goal is to have an official update to everyone by June 1 outlining exactly how we will proceed. In the meantime, stay safe and healthy. We can’t wait to see you all again.”

See the itinerary below. Tickets are available here and here.

The original tour announcement event, at SiriusXM’s Hollywood studio filled with fans, also included the members of Def Leppard and Poison. The feeds on the Crüe and Def Leppard Facebook pages were plagued with video and audio problems.

During the Dec. 4 live broadcast, Vince Neil talked about how good it was to “get that brotherhood back.” Poison’s Bret Michaels noted that it would be great to perform in front of three generations of fans.

Watch the official tour trailer

Back on Nov. 18, Mötley Crüe announced they were tearing up their Cessation of Touring agreement. After 35 years together on stage, and 30 years since the release of Dr. Feelgood, the members of Mötley Crüe parted ways without speaking to each other after their final show on December 31, 2015. Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee didn’t come together again until 2018 to participate in the making of The Dirt movie, which unexpectedly brought them closer together again including seeing them head back into the recording studio after having gone in their own directions for several years.

Def Leppard were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019.

Poison’s all original lineup includes Bret Michaels, guitarist C.C. DeVille, bass guitarist Bobby Dall and drummer Rikki Rockett.

Mötley Crüe – Def Leppard – Poison – Joan Jett & the Blackhearts 2021 Tour (Tickets are available here and here)

Jun 19 – Nashville, TN – Nissan Stadium
Jun 21 – Cincinnati, OH – Great American Ballpark
Jun 24 – Charlotte, NC – Bank of America Stadium
Jun 26 – Miami Gardens, FL – Hard Rock Stadium
Jun 27 – Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium
Jul 03 – Cleveland, OH – FirstEnergy Stadium
Jul 06 – St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium
Jul 08 – Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium
Jul 10 – Detroit, MI – Comerica Park
Jul 13 – Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park
Jul 15 – Flushing, NY – Citi Field
Jul 17 – Boston, MA – Fenway Park
Jul 18 – Boston, MA – Fenway Park
Jul 20 – Hershey, PA – Hershey Park Stadium
Jul 22 – Pittsburgh, PA – PNC Park
Aug 07 – Jacksonville, FL – TIAA Bank Field
Aug 09 – Washington, DC – Nationals Park
Aug 12 – Orchard Park, NY – New Era Field
Aug 15 – Atlanta, GA – SunTrust Park
Aug 17 – Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park
Aug 20 – San Antonio, TX – Alamodome
Aug 22 – Arlington, TX – Globe Life Field
Aug 24 – Kansas City, MO – Kauffman Stadium
Aug 26 – Denver, CO – Coors Field
Aug 28 – Milwaukee, WI – Miller Park
Aug 29 – Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field
Sep 03 – Glendale, AZ – State Farm Stadium
Sep 04 – Inglewood, CA – SoFi Stadium
Sep 07 – Seattle, WA – T-Mobile Park
Sep 10 – San Francisco, CA – Oracle Park
Sep 12 – San Diego, CA – Petco Park

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