Def Leppard rocked crowd of 8,400


The Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla performance Friday night at the Missouri State Fair in the Pepsi Grandstand packed in an enthusiastic full house of 8,400 fans. Def Leppard performed their hit “Pour Some Sugar On Me” toward the end of the concert and returned to the stage for an encore to sing two additional songs, “Rock of Ages” and “Photograph.”


Def Leppard bass player Rick “Sav” Savage moves in close to the audience Friday evening. The band performed classic favorites “Hystria,” “Love Bites,” “Let’s Get Rocked” and “Two Steps Behind,” for the nearly sold-out crowd.


Styx took the stage before Def Leppard and got the audience moving with favorites such as “Too Much Time on my Hands,” “Lady,” and “Come Sail Away.”


Styx keyboardist and vocalist Lawrence Gowan, left, performed a medley of songs; “Rocket Man,” by Elton John, “Sitting on the Dock of the Bay,” by Otis Redding, and “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen, during the group’s performance Friday evening.


Touring with Def Leppard and Styx this season, Tesla began the evening’s performances at the Pepsi Grandstand on Friday.


The Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla performance Friday night at the Missouri State Fair in the Pepsi Grandstand packed in an enthusiastic full house of 8,400 fans. Def Leppard performed their hit “Pour Some Sugar On Me” toward the end of the concert and returned to the stage for an encore to sing two additional songs, “Rock of Ages” and “Photograph.”
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081715DefLeppard-1.jpgThe Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla performance Friday night at the Missouri State Fair in the Pepsi Grandstand packed in an enthusiastic full house of 8,400 fans. Def Leppard performed their hit “Pour Some Sugar On Me” toward the end of the concert and returned to the stage for an encore to sing two additional songs, “Rock of Ages” and “Photograph.”

Def Leppard bass player Rick “Sav” Savage moves in close to the audience Friday evening. The band performed classic favorites “Hystria,” “Love Bites,” “Let’s Get Rocked” and “Two Steps Behind,” for the nearly sold-out crowd.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081715DefLeppard-2.jpgDef Leppard bass player Rick “Sav” Savage moves in close to the audience Friday evening. The band performed classic favorites “Hystria,” “Love Bites,” “Let’s Get Rocked” and “Two Steps Behind,” for the nearly sold-out crowd.

Styx took the stage before Def Leppard and got the audience moving with favorites such as “Too Much Time on my Hands,” “Lady,” and “Come Sail Away.”
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081715DefLeppard-3.jpgStyx took the stage before Def Leppard and got the audience moving with favorites such as “Too Much Time on my Hands,” “Lady,” and “Come Sail Away.”

Styx keyboardist and vocalist Lawrence Gowan, left, performed a medley of songs; “Rocket Man,” by Elton John, “Sitting on the Dock of the Bay,” by Otis Redding, and “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen, during the group’s performance Friday evening.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081715DefLeppard-4.jpgStyx keyboardist and vocalist Lawrence Gowan, left, performed a medley of songs; “Rocket Man,” by Elton John, “Sitting on the Dock of the Bay,” by Otis Redding, and “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen, during the group’s performance Friday evening.

Touring with Def Leppard and Styx this season, Tesla began the evening’s performances at the Pepsi Grandstand on Friday.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081715DeLeppard-5.jpgTouring with Def Leppard and Styx this season, Tesla began the evening’s performances at the Pepsi Grandstand on Friday.

The Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla performance Friday night at the Missouri State Fair in the Pepsi Grandstand packed in an enthusiastic full house of 8,400 fans. Def Leppard performed their hit “Pour Some Sugar On Me” toward the end of the concert and returned to the stage for an encore to sing two additional songs, “Rock of Ages” and “Photograph.”

Def Leppard bass player Rick “Sav” Savage moves in close to the audience Friday evening. The band performed classic favorites “Hystria,” “Love Bites,” “Let’s Get Rocked” and “Two Steps Behind,” for the nearly sold-out crowd.

Styx took the stage before Def Leppard and got the audience moving with favorites such as “Too Much Time on my Hands,” “Lady,” and “Come Sail Away.”

Styx keyboardist and vocalist Lawrence Gowan, left, performed a medley of songs; “Rocket Man,” by Elton John, “Sitting on the Dock of the Bay,” by Otis Redding, and “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen, during the group’s performance Friday evening.

Touring with Def Leppard and Styx this season, Tesla began the evening’s performances at the Pepsi Grandstand on Friday.

Photos by Faith Bemiss | Democrat

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Photos by Faith Bemiss | Democrat

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