A concert made in hair band heaven hits Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids on April 17th.  Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla are about to melt our faces!

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The "Animal Spring Tour 2017" kicks off in Manchester, NH on April 8th then pours some sugar on the East Coast, Midwest and the deep South.

I've been lucky enough to see all three of these bands in concert.  Poison 3 times, Def Leppard twice and Tesla once.  I know from experience, they are going to rock it!

I have very fond memories of seeing Tesla perform in the 103.3 KFR lobby in 1991 as an 18 year old intern.  Here's a little bit of Tesla performing "Love Song."


 

Front man Bret Michaels says, “I could not be more excited. I know all of us will give one thousand percent on stage and we are looking forward to performing our hits together. I personally could not be more thankful for the three generations of fans and I love the music of Def Leppard and Tesla.  This will be an amazing night of rock and roll. Don’t wait because god only knows.”

Front man Joe Elliott says, “We're thrilled to be able to take this tour to cities we didn't play in 2016. The demand for us to return, or rather extend the tour was phenomenal! There's a great buzz around the band right now and we're loving the fact that we can do this with the latest album being so well received.”

Tickets will go on sale on January 20th and 21st at LiveNation.com. The

Def Leppard Rock Brigade Concert Club presales begin on January 17th also at LiveNation.com.

Check out the Spring 2017 Dates Below:

April 8, 2017               Manchester, NH          SNHU Arena

April 10, 2017             Montreal, QC              Bell Centre *

April 12, 2017             Uncasville, CT             Mohegan Sun Arena

April 14, 2017             Baltimore, MD             Royal Farms Arena

April 15, 2017             Uniondale, NY             Nassau Coliseum

April 17, 2017             Grand Rapids, MI        Van Andel Arena

April 19, 2017             Green Bay, WI             Resch Center ^

April 21, 2017             St Paul, MN                 Xcel Energy Center

April 22, 2017             Sioux Falls, SD             Sanford Premier Center

April 24, 2017             Des Moines, IA            Wells Fargo Arena

April 26, 2017             Louisville, KY               KFC Yum! Center **

April 27, 2017             Nashville, TN               Bridgestone Arena

April 29, 2017             Ft Myers, FL                Fort Rock ***

April 30, 2017             Jacksonville, FL            Welcome to Rockville ***

May 2, 2017                Tuscaloosa, AL             Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre

May 3, 2017                Atlanta, GA                  Lakewood Amphitheatre

May 5, 2017                Charlottesville, VA      John Paul Jones Arena

May 6, 2017                Charlotte, NC              Carolina Rebellion ***


 

Bonus Video:  Bret Michaels Interview with the Morning Mayhem in Kalamazoo