Rock bands including Motley Crue and Poison perform at Busch Stadium

ST. LOUIS — Several rock concerts take place at Busch Stadium on Tuesday. Live Nation is hosting the show at the stadium and the stage will be on center field while the Cardinals will be on the east coast.

The stadium tour includes Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett. The concert was supposed to take place in 2020 and 2021 but it has been rescheduled.

WaterMonster stations are set up to keep fans hydrated in the extreme heat.

“Plenty of water, I guess, and find shade,” Mel Medlin said of staying cool.

A fan is excited about the performance.

“I bought my tickets in 2019, I’m ready to go,” said John Hoerner. “It’s already passed the heat test, I’m ready, let’s go!”

Finally, it’s here. We’re going to see them this time and it’s the first time she’s seen them, so she’s thrilled,” Becky Martin shared with her daughter Emily.

Emily said she was thrilled to see her favorite bands.

“I’m very excited to see Motley Crue and Def Leppard.”

Poison frontman Bret Michaels had to sit out the Nashville stoppage after falling ill.

He was back for Jacksonville, Fla., and he said he was feeling great for Tuesday’s show.

Music fans and hard and heavy metal heads spending Tuesday, July 5 inside the stadium said they had plans to stay cool.

“I have a backpack full of ice cream,” Lisa Petty said. “Ice and ice water. They said we could bring them in, so I filled in. And I bought these cool towels. We put them in our water and ice and wrapped them around us so I went and bought them for all of us today.

Doors opened at 3:30 p.m., and the show started at 4:30 p.m. Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett had plenty of time to prepare for Tuesday’s show, and reports were that all the groups bring their a -Game.

Virginia F. Goins