The Stadium Tour will have fans of Motley Crue singing Home Sweet Home again and fans of Def Leppard experiencing a Rock of Ages.
Motley Crue and Def Leppard, with Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, are set to tour the United States in the summer of 2020. The Stadium Tour starts in Miami on June 7 and will hit 22 stadiums across the country, ending at the new SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles on Sept. 5.
The Stadium Tour, produced by Live Nation, was announced at Sirius XM’s Hollywood Studios on Volume Channel 106 on Dec. 4.
Motley Crue saw a rise in popularity after the Netflix biopic “The Dirt” came out in March 2019. According to a release from Live Nation, the band saw a 350% increase in streams of Motley’s Crue’s music across a variety of platforms and the 18-44 demographic makes up 64% of the band’s fanbase. Motley Crue is also celebrating the 30th anniversary of their seven-time platinum-selling album “Dr. Feelgood” this year.
Def Leppard, 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, recently finished a worldwide North American stadium tour and headlined the Download Festival in England.
Poison, with all its original band members, Bret Michaels, C.C. DeVille, Bobby Dall and Rikki Rockett, join the tour. On the same day — Dec. 13 — tickets go on sale for The Stadium Tour, Michaels will receive a Humanitarian of the Year award during the Hollywood Christmas Parade in a televised presentation on the CW network.
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members, have toured with The Who, Green Day and Foo Fighters in stadium shows in recent years. The story of Jett’s music career was captured in a 2018 documentary called “Bad Reputation,” which is available on Hulu.
Tickets go on sale Dec.13 at LiveNation.com. Citi cardholders can purchase presale tickets Dec. 10 at noon to Dec,12 at 10 p.m. through citientertainment.com.
Tuesday, July 7 MIAMI, FL Hard Rock Stadium
Thursday, July 9 ORLANDO, FL Camping World Stadium
Saturday, July 11 CHARLOTTE, NC Bank of America Stadium
Tuesday, July 14 ARLINGTON, TX Globe Life Field
Wednesday, July 15 HOUSTON, TX Minute Maid Park
Sunday, July 19 SAN FRANCISCO, CA Oracle Park
Thursday, July 23 SAN DIEGO, CA Petco Park
Saturday, July 25 PHOENIX, AZ State Farm Stadium
Sunday, August 9 ATLANTA, GA SunTrust Park
Tuesday, August 11 HERSHEY, PA Hersheypark Stadium
Thursday, August 13 BUFFALO, NY New Era Field
Saturday, August 15 PHILADELPHIA, PA Citizens Bank Park
Sunday, August 16 PITTSBURGH, PA PNC Park
Tuesday, August 18 MILWAUKEE, WI Miller Park
Thursday, August 20 DETROIT, MI Comerica Park
Saturday, August 22 WASHINGTON DC Nationals Park
Sunday, August 23 FLUSHING, NY Citi Field
Tuesday, August 25 BOSTON, MA Fenway Park*
Friday, August 28 CHICAGO, IL Wrigley Field
Sunday, August 30 DENVER, CO Coors Field
Wednesday, September 2 SEATTLE, WA T-Mobile Park
Saturday, September 5 LOS ANGELES, CA SoFi Stadium
*pre-sales begin December 16 with general on-sale December 20