Rescheduled 2021 Dates for the Stadium Tour with Motley Crue/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Announced



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This summer’s planned Stadium Tour, a mega-ticket featuring iconic rock bands Motley CrueDef LeppardPoison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, was going to be epic — but fans will have to wait one more year to see the quartet of legends share the stage.

The tour was officially postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic on June 1, and on Thursday the rescheduled Stadium Tour dates were announced, giving fans plenty of time to prepare for the year ahead.

The new dates:

June 19th, 2021 – Nashville, Tennessee Nissan Stadium
June 21st – Cincinnati, Ohio Great American Ballpark
June 24th – Charlotte, North Carolina Bank of America Stadium
June 26th – Miami, Florida Hard Rock Stadium
June 27th – Orlando, Florida Camping World Stadium
July 3rd – Cleveland, Ohio FirstEnergy Field
July 6th – St. Louis, Missouri Busch Stadium
July 8th – Minneapolis, Minnesota U.S. Bank Stadium
July 10th – Detroit, Michigan Comerica Park
July 13th – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Citizens Bank Park
July 15th, Flushing, New York Citi Field
July 17th – Boston, Massachusetts Fenway Park
July 18th – Boston, Massachusetts Fenway Park
July 20th – Hershey, Pennsylvania Hersheypark Stadium
July 22nd – Hershey, Pennsylvania Hersheypark Stadium
August 7th – Jacksonville, Florida TIAA Bank Field
August 9th – Washington, DC Nationals Park
August 12th – Buffalo, New York New Era Field
August 15th – Atlanta, Georgia SunTrust Park
August 17th – Houston, Texas Minute Maid Park
August 20th – San Antonio, Texas Alamodome
August 22nd – Arlington, Texas Globe Life Field
August 24th – Kansas City, Missouri Kauffman Stadium
August 28th – Milwaukee, Wisconsin Miller Park
August 29th – Chicago, Illinois Wrigley Field
September 3rd – Phoenix, Arizona State Farm Stadium
September 4th – Los Angeles, California SoFi Stadium
September 7th – Seattle, Washington T-Mobile Park
September 10th – San Francisco, California Oracle Park
September 12th – San Diego, CA Petco Park

Speaking with Los Angeles radio station KLOS about the Stadium Tour, drummer Tommy Lee hinted at the grandiose stage production Motley Crue has in store for the tour … hardly a surprise, given the infamous rock band’s penchant for theatrics:

“Nikki [Sixx] and I had spent — Jesus! — several months designing ‘The Stadium Tour’. So all that stuff is sitting in a ginormous warehouse. And the only I can tell you is that it’s insane. You give us a ginormous place that seats between 40 and 60 thousand people with no roof on it, alls I can say is we had a blast designing this. It’s one of those where people are gonna walk out going, like, ‘What the hell just happened here?”

The decision to postpone The Stadium Tour to Summer 2021 is the same fate of the Hella Mega Tour featuring Green DayWeezer and Fall Out Boy, another huge tour that was supposed to take place this summer.

Hella Mega was officially postponed on May 19.

It’s an uncertain time for the live music business, to say the very least, with the pandemic forcing iconic venues to cancel their entire 2020 seasons and smaller, independent venues banding together in hopes of ensuring their existence once the pandemic subsides.


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