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Queen, Adam Lambert Unveil ‘Rhapsody’ Tour for 2019

With the success of “Bohemian Rhapsody” – the Freddie Mercury/Queen film that’s on track to become the biggest grossing music biopic of all time — it’s no surprise to see that founding members Brian May and Roger Taylor will again team up with singer Adam Lambert to tour North America next year. The 23-date arena and stadium “Rhapsody” tour is set to run from mid-July through late August with an “all new concert experience,” according to the announcement. The dates appear in full below.

“We are ready for America and raring to get back in the saddle,” Taylor said. Brian May added, “This is a great opportunity.   Our last tour featured our most ambitious production ever, and got us our best notices ever.  So we decided to rip it apart and get even more ambitious!  Watch out, America! ”

Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Dec. 7 at LiveNation.com at 10 a.m. local time; fan club presales will run from 10 a.m. local time through 10 p.m. local time on December 6; the tour is produced by Live Nation.

“This new show promises to be their most spectacular yet, an innovative and interactive celebration of the continued power of Queen’s music,” said set designer Ric Lipson of Stufish Entertainment Architects.

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Lambert first shared the stage with Queen for the 2009 “American Idol” finale, and joined the group for their first tour in 2012. They have since played more than 180 shows together. The lineup is completed by Spike Edney on keyboards, Neil Fairclough on bass, and Tyler Warren on percussion.

DATECITYVENUE
Wed Jul 10Vancouver, BCRogers Arena
Fri Jul 12Tacoma, WATacoma Dome
Sun Jul 14San Jose, CASAP Center
Tue Jul 16Phoenix, AZTalking Stick Resort Arena
Fri Jul 19Los Angeles, CAThe Forum
Tue Jul 23Dallas, TXAmerican Airlines Center
Wed Jul 24Houston, TXToyota Center
Sat Jul 27Detroit, MILittle Caesars Arena
Sun Jul 28Toronto, ONScotiabank Arena
Tue Jul 30Washington, DCCapital One Arena
Wed Jul 31Pittsburgh, PAPPG Paints Arena
Sat Aug 03Philadelphia, PAWells Fargo Center
Sun Aug 04Boston, MAXfinity Center
Tue Aug 06New York, NYMadison Square Garden
Fri Aug 09Chicago, ILUnited Center
Sat Aug 10St. Paul, MNXcel Energy Center
Tue Aug 13Columbus, OHNationwide Arena
Thu Aug 15Nashville, TNBridgestone Arena
Sat Aug 17Ft. Lauderdale, FLBB&T Center
Sun Aug 18Tampa, FLAmalie Arena
Tue Aug 20New Orleans, LASmoothie King Center
Thu Aug 22Atlanta, GAState Farm Arena
Fri Aug 23Charlotte, NCSpectrum Center

 

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