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2014-03-24 08:24:37

- Boston, East Rutherford, Uncasville, Atlantic City, Toronto - NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to overwhelming demand, five additional shows have been added to the Queen + Adam Lambert summer tour. Brian May, Roger Taylor + Adam Lambert will play second shows in Uncasville, Conn. and Toronto, Ont. and will add three new cities, Boston, Mass., East Rutherford, NJ and Atlantic City, NJ, to the highly anticipated tour. The 24-date tour, which is presented by Live...

2014-03-06 12:24:29

- Brian May, Roger Taylor + Adam Lambert Kick Off North American Tour On Thursday, June 19 In Chicago - NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 + 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, DC at the...

2013-03-07 16:22:50

Worldwide Theatrical phenomenon will play North America in the Fall of 2013 BURBANK, Calif., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen Theatrical Productions, Tribeca Theatrical Productions, Phil McIntyre Entertainment and NETworks Presentations are pleased to announce the first North American tour of the worldwide smash hit musical, Queen and Ben Elton's We Will Rock You. The 'rock theatrical', built around 24 of Queen's biggest hits delivered in a show that boasts the scale and...

2012-03-28 10:22:17

BURBANK, Calif., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching summer 2012, The Queen Extravaganza is a spectacular touring concert show designed to take the glorious music and the live experience of legends of rock Queen to generations of fans in cities coast-to-coast across the US and Canada. Behind the show are Queen: legendary guitarist Brian May and iconic drummer Roger Taylor, whose talents as writers and musicians have inspired such legends of modern times as the Foo Fighters, Red Hot...

2011-09-19 10:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of this year's celebration of Queen's 40th anniversary, Queen drummer/songwriter/singer Roger Taylor is launching a North American talent search that will offer "s**t hot vocalists and musicians" the opportunity to star in the Queen Extravaganza Live Tour. Taylor will endeavour to assemble the most talented band to perform Queen's music, outside of Queen themselves, of course, to carry on the celebration. Auditions begin...

2011-08-08 05:05:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011: /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Cropper, the Grammy-nominated, Rock Hall of Fame guitarist who has played with Booker T. and the MG's as well as Otis Redding and Carla Thomas during the Stax era, is set for the release of his 429 Records debut project, "DEDICATED"-- a heartfelt tribute to fellow guitarist Lowman "Pete" Pauling and his pioneering R&B group The 5 Royales. A legendary and influential musician in his own right, Cropper pays homage to the...

2011-04-18 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Cropper, the Grammy-nominated, Rock Hall of Fame guitarist who has played with Booker T. and the MG's as well as Otis Redding and Carla Thomas during the Stax era, is putting the finishing touches to his 429 Records debut project, "DEDICATED"-- a heartfelt tribute to fellow guitarist Lowman "Pete" Pauling and his pioneering R&B group The 5 Royales. A legendary and influential musician in his own right, Cropper pays homage to...

2011-02-24 08:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen's 40th anniversary is now upon us, and the band plans to pull out all the stops to celebrate this historic occasion. "2011 is an important year for Queen," said Brian May "and there will be a lot of activity." Adds Roger Taylor, "I can't believe it's been that long and that we are still around in such a big way. I'm amazed and grateful!" This yearlong event will be marked by a series of releases, re-releases, special limited-edition...

2009-05-23 11:12:45

Guitarist Brian May says his British rock group, Queen, is interested in having American Idol star Adam Lambert as its lead singer. The Los Angeles Times, citing a Rolling Stone magazine interview with May, said Friday the Queen rocker unsuccessfully attempted to speak with Lambert during the season finale of the U.S. TV series this week. Amongst all that furor, there wasn't really a quiet moment to talk, May said of Wednesday's Idol finale, which Lambert lost to fellow contestant Kris Allen....

2008-08-21 18:00:34

QUEEN stars Brian May and Roger Taylor are set to visit Edinburgh for the opening of their hit musical We Will Rock You. The duo are expected to make an appearance on the opening night of a ten-week run of their rock musical at the Edinburgh Playhouse. We Will Rock You is the longest running musical ever staged at the London's Dominion Theatre in the West End, where it is currently playing its seventh year. Brian May has been known to turn up at shows and even grab a guitar to...