Two of the 80′s biggest rock n’ roll legends, Def Leppard and Whitesnake, will take to the stage at the Odyssey Arena on Saturday June 21st this year. Rock fans everywhere dig out those skinny jeans and just watch and enjoy what’s billed to be Belfast’s highlight of the summer!
About the bands
Def Leppard, originally from Sheffield, first came together in 1977 and were hugely successful in the 1980′s selling over 65 million albums (Pyromania and Hysteria) worldwide.
Whitesnake, also a British, multi million album selling heavy metal band, are celebrating 30 years on the road with front man David Coverdale (the only remaining member from the original line up). Their 2008 Album, ‘Good To Be Bad’ is their first in 10 years.
About the venue
The Odyssey Arena is located in the centre of Belfast in the Laganside development on the east side of the river. It’s Belfast’s premier concert venue and it’s within walking distance of the city centre. From City Hall in Donegall Square walk along Chichester Street and turn left onto Victoria Street. Continue along turning right onto Ann Street. Cross at the end of Ann Street to Queen’s Bridge. Take a left and walk along the city side of the river as far as Queen Elizabeth Bridge. Cross the bridge, take a left onto Queen’s Quay and continue for about 5 minutes – you’ll see the entrance to the venue on the left.
A regular bus service also operates from the city centre to the Odyssey Complex. The venue is situated only about a 5 minute walk the Laganside Bus Station via Queens Bridge or Lagan Weir.
If you’re driving it’s only about 100 metres or so from the M3 motorway.
For more information check out the Odyssey Arena website.
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