High 'N' Dry World Tour

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High 'N' Dry World Tour
Tour by Def Leppard
LocationEurope
United Kingdom
Germany
France
Spain
Netherlands
Switzerland
Belgium
Sweden
Denmark
Finland
United States
Associated albumHigh 'N' Dry
Start dateJune 3, 1981
End dateDecember 14, 1981
LegsUnited States (1)
Europe
(2 Overall)
(3 Individual)
• United Kingdom
  (1 Individual)
• Europe (2 Individual)
Total:
• 3 Major Legs
• 4 Individual Legs
No. of showsUnited States (86 So Far)
Europe (53)
• Germany (19)
• United Kingdom (12)
• France (8)
• Spain (3)
• Switzerland (2)
• Netherlands (2)
• Belgium (2)
• Sweden (2)
• Denmark (1)
• Finland (1)
• Luxembourg (1)
Total: 139 So Far
Cancelled (10)
Overall Total: 149 So Far
Def Leppard concert chronology

High 'N' Dry Tour was a 1981 concert tour by hard rock band Def Leppard. From June 3–December 14, 1981, in support of the release of the band's 2nd album, High 'N' Dry, the band toured all over Europe opening up for Rainbow (who were promoting Difficult to Cure), UFO (who were promoting The Wild, the Willing, & the Innocent, and Judas Priest (who were promoting Point of Entry) before touring all over the U.S. as an opener for Ozzy Osbourne with Randy Rhoads (who were promoting Blizzard of Ozz) as well as Blackfoot.

Overview[edit]

Background[edit]

Europe (1st Leg)[edit]

United Kingdom Leg[edit]

United States Leg[edit]

Europe (Final Leg)[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Setlist[edit]

Europe (1st Leg - Supporting "Rainbow") (June 3–July 5, 1981)[edit]

United Kingdom Leg (July 13–25, 1981)[edit]

United States[edit]

Europe (Final Leg - Supporting "Judas Priest") (11/26 or 27?–12/14/1981)[edit]

  1. "On Through the Night"
  2. "It Could Be You"
  3. "It Don't Matter"
  4. "Another Hit & Run"
  5. "Lady Strange"
  6. "Rock Brigade"
  7. "High 'N' Dry (Saturday Night)"
  8. "Let It Go"
  9. "Wasted"

Tour Dates[edit]

[1][2][3]

Date City Country Venue
HIGH 'N' DRY WORLD TOUR (June 3–December 14, 1981)
EUROPE (1ST LEG) (June 3–July 25, 1981)
Europe (1st Leg) Supported Rainbow (HL) (June 3–July 5, 1981)
June 3, 1981 [A] Gothenburg Sweden Scandinavium
June 4, 1981 [A] Stockholm Johanneshov Ice Stadium
June 5, 1981 [A] Copenhagen Denmark Brondby Hall
June 7, 1981 [A] Helsinki Finland UKK Hall
June 10, 1981 [A] Essen Germany Gruga Hall
June 11, 1981 [A] Paris or Boulogne-Billancourt ? France Paris Sports Palace or The Patinoire ?
June 12, 1981 [A] Lille St. Sauveur Sports Palace
June 13, 1981 [A] Rotterdam Netherlands "Ahoy" Sports Palace
June 14, 1981 [A] Hanover Germany Lower Saxony Hall (Concert Dome)
June 16, 1981 [A] Würzburg Carl Diem Hall
June 17, 1981 [A] Kockelscheuer Luxembourg The Patinoire
June 18, 1981 [A] Cologne Germany Cologne Sports Hall
June 19, 1981 [A] Brussels Belgium Brussels National Forest Arena
June 21, 1981 [A] Colmar France Colmar Outdoor Theatre
June 23, 1981 [A] Sindelfingen Germany Sindelfingen Convention Hall
June 25, 1981 [A] Hamburg Ernst Merck Hall
June 26, 1981 [A] Frankfurt Frankfurt Festival Hall
June 27, 1981 [A] Munich Rudi Sedlmayer Hall
June 29, 1981 [A] Eppelheim Rhine Neckar Hall
June 30, 1981 [A] Lausanne Switzerland "Beaulieu Palace" Hall 7
July 1, 1981 [A] Grenoble France "Alp Expo" Hall
Supported UFO (Co-HL) (July 3–5, 1981)
July 3, 1981 [A] [B] Barcelona Spain "The Monumental" Bullring
July 4, 1981 [A] [B] Madrid Roman Valero Stadium
July 5, 1981 [A] [B] San Sebastián The Velodrome
United Kingdom Leg (July 13–25, 1981) [C] [D]
July 13, 1981 [C] [D] Bristol England Colston Hall
July 14, 1981 [C] [D] Birmingham "Birmingham Odeon" Theatre
July 15, 1981 [C] [D] Ipswich Ipswich Gaumont Theatre
July 16, 1981 [C] [D] Derby Derby Assembly Hall
July 17, 1981 [C] [D] Bradford St. George's Hall
July 18, 1981 [C] [D] Newcastle Newcastle City Hall
July 19, 1981 [C] [D] Edinburgh Scotland "Edinburgh Odeon" Theatre
July 20, 1981 [C] [D] Sheffield England Sheffield City Hall (Oval Hall)
July 22, 1981 [C] [D] Liverpool Liverpool Royal Court Theatre
July 23, 1981 [C] [D] Manchester "Manchester Apollo" Theatre
July 24, 1981 [C] [D] Wolverhampton Wolverhampton Civic Hall
July 25, 1981 [C] [D] London "Hammersmith Odeon" Theatre
UNITED STATES LEG (August 2–November 22, 1981)
Supported Ozzy Osbourne w/ Randy Rhoads (HL) (August 2–September 13, 1981)
August 2, 1981 [E] New Haven United States New Haven Coliseum
August 4, 1981 [E] Glens Falls Glens Falls Civic Arena
August 5, 1981 [E] Portland Cumberland County Civic Arena
August 6, 1981 [E] Bangor Bangor Auditorium
August 7, 1981 [E] Providence Ocean State Theater
August 8, 1981 [E] South Fallsburg "Music Mountain" Theater
August 9, 1981 [E] South Yarmouth Cape Cod Coliseum
August 11, 1981 [E] Pittsburgh Stanley Theater
August 12, 1981 [E] Utica Utica Memorial Auditorium
August 13, 1981 [E] Binghamton Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena
August 14, 1981 [E] [F] Hempstead Nassau Coliseum
August 15, 1981 [E] Asbury Park Asbury Park Convention Hall
August 16, 1981 [E] Columbia Merriweather Post Pavilion
August 18, 1981 [E] Norfolk The Premier Theater
August 19, 1981 [E] Roanoke Roanoke Civic Coliseum
August 21, 1981 [E] Evansville Mesker Music Theater
August 22, 1981 [E] Hoffman Estates Poplar Creek Music Theater
August 23, 1981 [E] East Troy "Alpine Valley" Music Theater
August 24, 1981 [E] Ashwaubenon Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena
August 25, 1981 [E] Davenport Palmer College Auditorium
August 27, 1981 [E] Fort Wayne Foellinger Theater
August 28, 1981 [E] Indianapolis Circle Theater
August 29, 1981 [E] South Bend Morris Civic Auditorium
August 30, 1981 [E] Grand Rapids Welsh Auditorium
August 31, 1981 [E] Clarkston "Pine Knob" Music Theater
September 2, 1981 [E] Springfield Prairie Capital Convention Center Arena
September 3, 1981 [E] Memphis Memphis Orpheum Theater
September 4, 1981 [E] Atlanta The Fox Theater
September 5, 1981 [E] Fayetteville Cumberland County Memorial Arena
September 6, 1981 [E] Charlotte "Charlotte Park" Arena
September 8, 1981 [E] Columbus Columbus Municipal Auditorium
September 9, 1981 [E] Tampa Curtis Hixon Hall
September 10, 1981 [E] Fort Pierce St. Lucie County Civic Arena
September 11, 1981 [E] Sunrise Sunrise Musical Theater
September 12, 1981 [E]
September 13, 1981 [E] Daytona Beach Peabody Auditorium
September 15, 1981 [G] [H] Gainesville "Georgia Mountain" Arena
September 17, 1981 [G] [H] Greenville East Carolina University (Minges Coliseum?)
September 18, 1981 [G] [H] Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum
September 19, 1981 [G] [H] Chapel Hill Carmichael Auditorium
September 20, 1981 [G] [H] Harrisonburg Godwin Hall (Sinclair Gym)
September 21, 1981 [G] [H] Salem Salem Civic Arena
September 23?, 1981 [G] Buffalo "Shea's" Buffalo Theater
September 24, 1981 [G] [I] Pittsburgh Stanley Theater
September 25, 1981 [G] Trotwood Hara Arena
September 26, 1981 [G] Columbus Columbus Veterans Memorial Auditorium
September 27, 1981 [G] Huntington Huntington Civic Arena
September 29, 1981 [G] Toledo Toledo Sports Arena
September 30, 1981 [G] Cleveland Cleveland Music Hall
October 1, 1981 [G] Rochester Rochester Auditorium Theater
October 2, 1981 [G] Albany Albany Palace Theater
October 3, 1981 [G] Boston Boston Orpheum Theater
October 5, 1981 [G] Washington, D.C. Warner Theater
October 6?, 1981 [G] Bethlehem Stabler Arena
October 8, 1981 [G] Towson Towson Arena
October 9, 1981 [G] Upper Darby The Tower Theater
October 10, 1981 [G] New York City The Palladium
October 11, 1981 [G] Waterbury Waterbury Palace Theater
October 14, 1981 [G] Bloomington Bloomington Met Center
October 16, 1981 [G] Kansas City Kansas City Memorial Hall
October 17, 1981 [G] St. Louis Kiel Auditorium or Kiel Opera House ?
October 18, 1981 [G] Lincoln Pershing Memorial Auditorium
October 19, 1981 [G] Quincy Quincy University Gym
October 21, 1981 [G] Madison Dane County Veterans Memorial Coliseum
October 22, 1981 [G] South Bend Morris Civic Auditorium
October 23, 1981 [G] Chicago "The Aragon" Ballroom
October 24, 1981 [G] Davenport Palmer College Auditorium
October 26, 1981 [G] Colorado Springs Colorado Springs City Auditorium
October 27, 1981 [G] Denver "The Rainbow" Music Hall (2 Shows)
October 28, 1981 [G] Salt Lake City "The Salt Palace" Exhibition Hall
October 29, 1981 [G] Boise BSU or Idaho State Fairgrounds Expo Building ?
October 30, 1981 [G] Missoula Adams Field House
October 31, 1981 [G] Seattle Moore Theater
November 4, 1981 [G] Portland The Paramount Theater
November 6, 1981 [G] Sacramento Sacramento Memorial Auditorium
November 7, 1981 [G] Oakland Oakland Civic Arena
November 8, 1981 [G] Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
November 10, 1981 [G] Reno Centennial Coliseum
November 11, 1981 [G] San Bernardino Orange Showgrounds Commercial Building
November 12, 1981 [G] Bakersfield Bakersfield Civic Auditorium
November 13, 1981 [G] San Diego The Fox Theater
November 14, 1981 [G] Santa Monica Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
November 15, 1981 [G] Chandler Compton Terrace
November 17, 1981 [G] El Paso El Paso County Coliseum
November 18, 1981 [G] Lubbock Lubbock Municipal Coliseum
November 19, 1981 [G] Dallas Dallas Winter Garden Theater
November 20, 1981 [G] Corpus Christi "The Ritz" Music Hall
November 21, 1981 [G] Houston Houston Music Hall
November 22, 1981 [G] San Antonio San Antonio Convention Center Arena
EUROPE (FINAL LEG) Supported Judas Priest; Supported by Accept (November 26 or 27?–December 14, 1981)
November 26 or 27?, 1981 [J] [K] Wiesbaden Germany Rhine Hall
November 28, 1981 [J] [K] Neunkirchen Hemmerlein Hall
November 29, 1981 [J] [K] Friedrichshafen *Friedrichshafen City Hall
November 30, 1981 [J] [K] Saarbrucken Saarland Hall
December 1, 1981 [J] [K] Russelheim Walter Kobel Hall
December 2, 1981 [J] [K] Karlsruhe Blackwood Hall
December 3, 1981 [J] [K] Ludwigshafen Friedrich Ebert Hall
December 4, 1981 [J] [K] Munich Rudi Sedlmayer Hall
December 5, 1981 [J] [K] Lausanne Switzerland Beaulieu Palace Theatre
December 6, 1981 [J] [K] Clermont-Ferrand France Clermont-Ferrand Sports Hall
December 7, 1981 [J] [K] Nogent-sur-Marne Baltard Pavillon
December 8, 1981 [J] [K] Strasbourg Rhenus Hall
December 9, 1981 [J] [K] Lille St. Sauveur Sports Palace
December 11, 1981 [J] [K] Brussels Belgium Brussels National Forest Arena
December 12, 1981 [J] [K] Amsterdam Netherlands Jaap Eden Hall
December 13, 1981 [J] [K] Essen Germany Gruga Hall
December 14, 1981 [J] [K] Hamburg Hamburg Convention Hall 8 or Hamburg Market Hall (Auditorium) ?

Touring Bands[edit]

A This show was in support of "Rainbow" (Headliner)
B This show was in support of "UFO" (Co-Headliner)
C This show was supported by "Lionheart" (Opener)
D This show was supported by "More" (Warm-Up)
E This show was in support of "Ozzy Osbourne" w/ "Randy Rhoads" (Headliner)
F This show was in support of "Joe Perry" (Opener)
G This show was in support of "Blackfoot"
H This show was supported by "Johnny Van Zant"
I This show was supported by "Gary Moore"
J This show was in support of "Judas Priest"
K This show was supported by "Accept"

Cancelled Dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
June 21, 1981 [A] Berlin Germany The Woodland Stage
July 7, 1981 [A] Nantes France The Beaujoire
July 8, 1981 [A] Brest Brest Expo Hall
August 27, 1981 [E] Danville United States Palmer Arena
September 12, 1981 [E] North Fort Myers Lee County Civic Arena
September 13, 1981 [E] Jacksonville Jacksonville Exhibition Hall
November 3, 1981 [G] Seattle Seattle Coliseum

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