Def Leppard visits Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre on July 19

Legendary British rock and roll icons Def Leppard have announced a Canadian summer tour that will kick off in Halifax on Friday, July 12 and stop in Ottawa and Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre on Friday, July 19.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting, or the Canadian Tire Centre box office. The Canadian Tire Centre box office does not sell tickets in-person on the first day of sales, Ottawa Senators hockey excluded.

Def Leppard fan presales will begin Friday, Jan. 11, at 10 a.m., while Def Leppard VIP packages will also be available beginning Friday, Jan. 11, at 10 a.m. For more information, visit

It was recently announced that Def Leppard will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame alongside The Cure, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music and The Zombies. Presented by Klipsch Audio, the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on March 29 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Following a close of their historic 2018 co-headline stadium and arena run in North America, Def Leppard sold a staggering one million tickets and the tour grossed over $100 million, a massive feat in today’s touring world. As always, the group keeps pushing forward with their electrifying live shows that have transcended the test of time.

*All dates, cities and venues below subject to change
July 12 – Halifax, Scotiabank Centre
July 13 – Moncton, N.B., Avenir Centre
July 15 – Québec City, Centre Vidéotron
July 17 – Montreal, Bell Centre
July 19 – Ottawa, Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre
July 20 – Hamilton, Ont., FirstOntario Centre
July 22 – London, Ont., Budweiser Gardens
July 25 – Winnipeg, Bell MTS Place
July 27 – Saskatoon, SaskTel Centre
July 29 – Edmonton, Rogers Place
July 31 – Calgary, Scotiabank Saddledome

About Def Leppard
With more than 100 million albums sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards in the U.S., Def Leppard – Joe Elliott (vocals), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick “Sav” Savage (bass), Vivian Campbell (guitar) and Rick Allen (drums) – continue to be one of the most important forces in rock music. Over the course of their career the band has produced a series of classic ground-breaking albums that set the bar for generations of music fans and artists alike.

The group’s spectacular live shows and arsenal of hits have become synonymous with their name, leading Def Leppard to be heralded as an institution in both the music and touring industry. Def Leppard’s influential career includes numerous hit singles and ground-breaking, multi-platinum albums, including two of the best-selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria, capturing the group’s legendary tracks, bringing together classic Leppard hits such as Rock of Ages, Pour Some Sugar on Me and Foolin’. The band’s 2015 self-titled studio album debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums and Top Independent Albums charts. The album also took the No. 5 spot on Billboard’s Top Current Albums and the No. 10 spot on the Top 200, as well as claiming 15 Top 10 debuts around the world.

For the first time, in January 2018, Def Leppard debuted their full recording catalog worldwide via streaming and download platforms. As they did with the original release of their records, Def Leppard dominated the worldwide charts again. Chart stats saw their albums charting in the iTunes Top 10 in more than 30 countries, including Hysteria at No. 3 in the U.S., and No. 5 in the U.K. Def Leppard had the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 records on the U.S. catalog albums chart.

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