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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...

2012-08-14 02:27:06

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Screenvision, in an alliance with More2Screen and Eagle Rock, brings Queen, one of the world's most iconic British rock bands, to the big screen with the feature presentation of "Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live in Budapest '86." Originally filmed on July 27, 1986, this Queen concert film has been re-mastered for digital cinema in high definition with 5.1 surround sound and features many of the band's most popular tracks, including "Bohemian Rhapsody,"...

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...

2011-10-19 08:02:00

LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen, one of the most dynamic and influential rock bands of all time, will be honoured with the Global Icon Award at the "2011 MTV EMA", MTV announced today. The legendary rock band will also take the stage for a special performance. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Queen's formation in 1971; since then, these Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have garnered a long list of accomplishments and accolades, including career sales of more...

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...

2008-09-22 12:00:25

By MAUREEN COLEMAN Belfast's Rachel Tucker is set to make her leading lady West End debut tonight in the hit musical we Will Rock You. Family and friends of the I'd Do Anything singer travelled to London over the weekend to cheer her on in her 'meaty' new role. The pretty brunette from the north of the city will play the the part of sassy Meat in the Queen musical at the Dominion Theatre. Based on the songs of the legendary band, We Will Rock You was written by Ben Elton in...

2008-09-19 12:00:22

By Liam Rudden BLACKADDER, The Thin Blue Line, and Filthy Rich and Catflap are just three of the writing credits on Ben Elton's long and varied CV. As a stand-up in the vanguard of the so-called alternative comedy movement of the 80s he proved a ratings winner for the BBC with The Man From Auntie and for Channel 4 in Saturday Live. He is also the author of 12 novels, three West End plays, one movie (Maybe Baby, which he also directed) and three musicals. Right now though, there is a...

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...

2008-08-19 00:00:21

We Will Rock You comes to Bristol in 2009 with the show's first UK tour. The city is one of five venues around the country to host the musical, scripted by Ben Elton and featuring 24 of Queen's biggest hits. And Echo readers will be able to be among the first to buy tickets for the show. The Echo will run tokens from September 2 with tickets going on sale on September 4. Tickets do not go on general sale until September 15. Queen guitarist Brian May said: "We are excited to be able to...