Def Leppard Early Tours 1978–1979

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Def Leppard Early Tours 1978-1979
Tour by Def Leppard
Start date 18 July 1978
End date 9 November 1979
No. of shows 78
Def Leppard concert chronology

The Def Leppard Early Tours was an England/Scotland concert tour by English hard rock band Def Leppard. This was their first tour.

Songs performed[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Spoon Factory rehearsals
 ?? December 1977 Sheffield England Stag Works
Early shows with Tony Kenning on drums
18 July 1978 Sheffield England Westfield School
26 August 1978 28th Sheffield Show
11 September 1978 The Limit Club
 ?? September 1978 Barnsley Reform Club
 ?? September 1978 Sheffield The Limit Club
 ?? October 1978 Broadfield Hotel Pub
English headline shows with Rick Allen on drums
25 November 1978 Hull England Fairview Studios
recording of The Def Leppard E.P.
26 November 1978
21 December 1978 Rotherham Clifton Hall
 ?? December 1978 Mansfield unknown
9 January 1979 Sheffield (Cancelled)The Limit Club
10 January 1979 (Cancelled) Dialhouse Club
24 January 1979 Dialhouse Club
25 January 1979 Penthouse
26 January 1979 Retford (Cancelled) Porterhouse
27 January 1979 Crowle Community Centre
28 January 1979 Rotherham Dickens Inn
8 February 1979 Sheffield Wapentake Club
28 February 1979 Polytechnic
3 March 1979 Liverpool Oscars
16 March 1979 Manchester Miner's Welfare Club
17 March 1979 Wombwell Reform Club
19 March 1979 Worsborough Dale Workingmen's Club
10 May 1979 Leeds Radio Leeds Studios
19 May 1979 Sheffield Middlewood Club
23 May 1979 Worsborough Dale Workingmen's Club
 ?? May 1979 Sheffield Dialhouse Club
28 May 1979 Hull Fairview Studios
29 May 1979
2 June 1979 Sheffield Dialhouse Club
5 June 1979 Crookes Workingmen's Club
12 June 1979 Hallam University
18 June 1979 High Green Liberal Club
23 June 1979 Manchester University
25 June 1979 Leeds University
26 June 1979 Sheffield Crookes Workingmen's Club
30 June 1979 Manchester University
7 July 1979 Retford Porterhouse
23 July 1979 Wombwell Reform Club
26 July 1979 Retford Porterhouse
27 July 1979 Middlesbrough Rock Gardens
10 August 1979 Newcastle upon Tyne Mayfair
17 August 1979 Newport, Isle of Wight The Village
30 August 1979 Chesterfield Fusion Hall
31 August 1979 Burton upon Trent 76 Club
1 September 1979 Sheffield 29th Sheffield Show
5 September 1979 Bolton Swan Hotel Pub
4 September 1979 Blackpool Norbeck Castle Hotel
7 September 1979 Wolverhampton Lafayette Club
8 September 1979 Cromer West Runton Pavilion
13 September 1979 Newcastle upon Tyne Mayfair
Sammy Hagar support tour
14 September 1979 Manchester Free Trade Hall
Sammy Hagar support tour
15 September 1979 Birmingham Odeon
Sammy Hagar support tour
16 September 1979 London Hammersmith Odeon
Sammy Hagar support tour
 ?? September 1979 Olympic Studios
28 September 1979 Scraptoft Student Union Building
29 September 1979 Nottingham Nottingham Boat Club
English/Welsh headline shows
2 October 1979 London England Imperial College
4 October 1979 Wolverhampton Civic Hall
with Slade
5 October 1979 Middlesbrough Rock Gardens
6 October 1979 Norwich University of East Anglia
with Slade
12 October 1979 Aberavon Wales 9 Volts Club
13 October 1979 Nottingham England Nottingham University
with Slade
15 October 1979 Birkenhead Hamilton Club
Opening act for AC/DC
25 October 1979 Newcastle upon Tyne England (Cancelled)Mayfair
26 October 1979 Mayfair
27 October 1979 Glasgow Scotland Apollo Theatre
28 October 1979
29 October 1979 Manchester England Apollo Theatre
30 October 1979
1 November 1979 London Hammersmith Odeon
2 November 1979
3 November 1979
4 November 1979
5 November 1979 Liverpool Empire Theatre
6 November 1979
8 November 1979 Stafford Bingley Hall
9 November 1979 Leicester De Montfort Hall