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Queen + Adam Argentina!
Thu, Apr 30th, 2015

Queen + Adam Lambert to perform September 25 at Buenos Aires GEBA Stadium extending their South America tour which already has band playing three concerts in Brazil - including headlining Rock in Rio - and one date in Chile.
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Queen Extravaganza in Australia.
Mon, Apr 27th, 2015

JUST ANNOUNCED: FOR THE FIRST TIME IN AUSTRALIA - THE QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA!
The Roger Taylor and Brian May produced Queen Extravaganza will rock Australia this October with shows on the Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
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New Q+AL date in Chile!
Tue, Apr 21st, 2015

This September 30, in the Athletic Track of the National Stadium, one of the most important bands in world music history, Queen, fronted by legend-in-the-making Adam Lambert, will return to our country after selling out ticket in shows across the world. Chile will be no exception and Chilean Queen fans will surely enjoy a show not to be missed.
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Queen honoured with PRS heritage plaque.
Tue, Mar 5th, 2013

QUEEN HONOURED WITH PRS FOR MUSIC HERITAGE PLAQUE AT SITE OF FIRST LONDON PERFORMANCE

 

Pic above - Queen with bass player Mike Grose at Imperial. Photo Doug Puddifoot.

05 March 2013: One of the world’s greatest bands was honoured with PRS for Music Heritage Award at Imperial College this afternoon where they first played in London on 18th July 1970.

 

The black and red plaque was unveiled by PRS Chairman, Guy Fletcher in front of close friends and family including Kashmira Cooke, Freddie Mercury’s sister. Special guests included Rhys Thomas Director and Producer of the popular documentary ‘Queen: Days of our Lives’ shown earlier this year on BBC Four.

 

Queen wrote 16 number one albums, 18 number one singles and sold over 300 million records. They also remain one of the few bands whose members all penned hit songs. Roger Taylor, who accepted the award this afternoon alongside Brian May, famously wrote Queen’s landmark hits ”Radio Ga Ga" and "A Kind Of Magic" while Brian wrote the anthems, ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘The Show Must Go On’ and ‘I Want It All’.

 

PRS for Music established the Heritage Award scheme in 2009 to recognise the vital role live music venues play in launching the careers of the UK’s iconic and most influential music talent. Previous recipients include Blur, Elton John, Soul II Soul, UB40, Snow Patrol, Faithless, James, Jethro Tull and Supergrass.

 

Brian May said: “The first proper gig we did was at Imperial College in the Union Hall. I remember it very distinctly because I’d seen all sorts of people playing in there. I’d been part of the Entertainment Committee and we booked a group every Saturday night in those days. People like Spooky Tooth and Steamhammer! We booked Jimi Hendrix too. So for us it was a dream come true to actually play on that stage. It used to get packed in there so it was a major stepping stone for us.”

 

Roger Taylor continued: ““Imperial College was effectively our positional and spiritual base and so means a lot to Queen. Many good memories, without it…who knows?”

 

PRS Chairman, Guy Fletcher commented: “It is a true honour to be here today to recognise some of the best British songwriters this country has ever produced and celebrate with so many friends and family. Days like this make me feel very proud and remind me how lucky I am to work at PRS for Music. In Great Britain, music is what we do best, but Queen took it to a whole other level – they are our heritage.”

 

Roger and Brian with PRS chairman Guy Fletcher. Photo Warren King



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30th Official Queen Fan Club Convention

November 6th to 9th 2015. Our THIRTIETH year! It will be bigger and better than ever and back in an old favourite venue - Pontins Southport!


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