(UK) Queen + Adam Lambert today announced they have added three further UK arena shows, as part of their 2015 European tour. Since the UK and European tour went on sale last month, demand for tickets has been phenomenal. Fans can now book tickets for next year’s new shows, which include dates in Liverpool and Sheffield, where Queen + Adam Lambert have not performed together before.
This news comes as Queen + Adam Lambert are confirmed to perform live on ITV’s The X Factor on 30 November. Last week they were awarded Band of the Year at the 10th annual Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards in Los Angeles.
In addition, ITV will broadcast The Nation’s Favourite Queen Song, tonight at 9pm. The show uncovers the origins of Queen’s best-loved tunes and tells the stories behind the band’s bold and inventive music videos. Queen Forever, a new compilation album including previously unreleased material recorded with Freddie Mercury, was released yesterday, 10th November. Meanwhile, Adam Lambert is currently in the final stages of writing and recording his third album, ready for release next year.
The 2015 tour comes two years after May, Taylor and Lambert last performed a short tour together of the UK and Europe, this lengthier outing will see Queen + Adam Lambert perform 25 shows in 10 countries. The tour opens in the UK at Newcastle Arena on 13 January and will see the band play a total of 11 shows across the UK. The tour then takes in France, Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Denmark, Czech Republic and Switzerland.
QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT – UK TOUR DATES 2015:
Tuesday 13 January NEWCASTLE Arena
Wednesday 14 January GLASGOW Hydro
Saturday 17 January LONDON O2 Arena
Sunday 18 January LONDON O2 Arena
Tuesday 20 January LEEDS Arena
Wednesday 21 January MANCHESTER Arena
Friday 23 January BIRMINGHAM NIA
Saturday 24 January NOTTINGHAM Arena
Tuesday 24 February 2015 – Wembley SSE Arena *NEW*
Thursday 26 February 2015 – Liverpool Echo Arena *NEW*
Friday 27 February 2015 – Sheffield Motorpoint Arena *NEW*