QUEEN + Adam Lambert will reign over a highly anticipated North American summer tour starting at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, June 19. Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert will come together for the first time in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Dallas and more. The 19-date tour wraps Sunday, July 20 in Washington, D.C. at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, their only outdoor summer concert. The tour is presented by Live Nation.
Tickets will be on sale beginning Friday, March 14 through the Live Nation mobile app and at LiveNation.com. American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, March 10 at 10 a.m. local time in the USA and Tuesday, March 11 at 10 a.m. local time in Canada.
QueenOnline.com subsribers will be sent an email with links and a password for pre-sales on March 10.
QUEEN + Adam Lambert received glowing reviews for their performance together at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas last September, triggering a conversation between Adam, Roger and Brian to take the show on the road.
The threesome first shared the stage during “American Idol” in May 2009 for a performance of “We Are The Champions”. They teamed up again in 2011 at the MTV European Music Awards in Belfast, Ireland for an electrifying eight-minute finale of “The Show Must Go On”, “We Will Rock You” and “We Are The Champions” and in the summer of 2012, Lambert performed a series of shows with QUEEN across Europe as well as dates in Russia, Ukraine and Poland. They also performed three sold-out gigs at London’s Hammersmith Apollo.
“Let’s ROCK those beautiful arenas JUST ONE MORE TIME!” said Brian May. “I’m completely in awe of the QUEEN phenomenon,” added Lambert. “The thought of sharing the stage for a full set in North America is so beautifully surreal. I’m honored to be able to pay my respects to Freddie‘s [Mercury] memory; he’s a personal hero of mine, and I am deeply grateful for the chance to sing such powerful music for fans of this legendary band. I know this tour will be a huge milestone for me, and with the support of Brian, Roger and the rest of the band, I feel like magic will be on display.”
The dates are as follows:
Jun. 19 – Chicago, IL – United Center
Jun. 21 – Winnipeg, MN – MTS Centre
Jun. 23 – Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Centre
Jun. 24 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
Jun. 26 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
Jun. 28 – Vancouver, BC – Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Jul. 01 – San Jose, CA – SAP Center
Jul. 03 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
Jul. 05 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint
Jul. 06 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint
Jul. 09 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Jul. 10 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Jul. 12 – Detroit, MI – The Palace of Auburn Hills
Jul. 13 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
Jul. 14 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
Jul. 16 – Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Jul. 17 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Jul. 19 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
Jul. 20 – Washington, DC – Merriweather Post Pavilion