Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard Add U.S. Dates to 2023 World Tour

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Hot off the heels of the biggest North American stadium tour of 2022 with more than 1.3 million tickets sold, classic rock legends Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe have announced 2023 U.S. dates for their co-headline “The World Tour.” Alice Cooper joins them on the U.S. bill as special guest.

Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off on February 18 in Mexico City, with stops throughout Latin America before heading to Europe in May and wrapping up in the U.K. on July 6.

Tickets for the U.S. shows go on sale to the general public on Dec. 16 here. There are also various pre-sales.

“After finally getting back on the road and having a monumental summer tour in the US & Canada this year, we’re beyond thrilled to be bringing this massive stadium tour to major cities all over the world, and kicking off Europe in Sheffield where it all started for us 45 years ago. We’re looking to forward to seeing you out there, somewhere soon!” said Joe Elliott of Def Leppard in the original Oct. 20 European tour announcement.

Def Leppard in 2022 (Photo: Anton Corbijn; used with permission)

“We had an incredible time playing The Stadium Tour in North America this summer and we truly can’t wait to take the show around the globe with The WORLD Tour in 2023. Crüeheads in Latin America and Europe: Get ready! We’re coming for you next and can’t wait to finally see all of you out there again next year!” Mötley Crüe said in a joint statement.

Watch the official announcement video

The 2022 run was originally scheduled to begin on June 18, 2020, but on June 1 of that year it was postponed to 2021. Then on May 14, 2021, the group moved it to 2022. It finally began on June 16.

Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard 2023 World Tour (Tickets are available here and here)
Feb 10 – Atlantic City, NJ – Mark G Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Feb 11 – Atlantic City, NJ – Mark G Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Feb 18 – Mexico City, Mexico – Foro Sol
Feb 21 – Monterrey, Mexico – Estadio Banorte
Feb 25 – Bogota, Colombia – Parque Simon Bolivar
Feb 28 – Lima, Peru – Estadio Nacional
Mar 03 – Santiago, Chile – Estadio Bicentenario de la Florida
Mar 07 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Allianz Parque

May 22 – Sheffield, UK – Bramall Lane
May 25 – Mönchengladbach, Germany – Sparkassen Park
May 27 – Munich, Germany – Koenigsplatz
May 29 – Budapest, Hungary – MVM Dome
May 31 – Krakow, Poland = Tauron Arena
Jun 02 – Prague, Czech Republic – Prague Rocks
Jun 03 – Hannover, Germany – Expo Plaza
Jun 07 – Solvesborg, Sweden – Sweden Rock Festival
Jun 09 – Hyvinkää, Finland – RockFest
Jun 11 – Trondheim, Norway – Trondheim Rocks
Jun 14 – Copenhagen, Denmark – COPENHELL
Jun 18 – Dessel, Belgium – Graspop Metal Meeting
Jun 20 – Milan, Italy – Ippodromo Snai San Siro
Jun 23 – Lisbon, Portugal – Altice Arena
Jun 24 – Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Spain – Auditorio Miguel Rios
Jun 27 – Thun, Switzerland – Stockhorn Arena
Jul 01 – London, UK – Wembley Stadium
Jul 02 – Lytham, UK – Lytham Festival
Jul 04 – Dublin, Ireland – Marlay Park
Jul 06 – Glasgow, UK – Hampden Park

Alice Cooper (Photo: Jenny Risher)

Aug 05 – Syracuse, NY – JMA Wireless Dome
Aug 08 – Columbus, OH – Ohio Stadium
Aug 11 – Fargo, ND – Fargodome
Aug 13 – Omaha, NE – Charles Schwab Field Omaha
Aug 16 – Tulsa, OK – H.A. Chapman Stadium
Aug 18 – El Paso, TX – Sun Bowl Stadium

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