Wednesday, April 25, 2012

VIDEO: Queen Extravaganza promo

Queen have issued a promotional trailer for their upcoming Queen Extravaganza tour.

As Queen’s official tribute band, a lineup of six musicians will tour North America – starting next month - backed by a huge production that features all the classic Queen songs.

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is taking on the role of producer and music director for the tour, with word that guitarist Brian May will be involved at some point.

Fans will be able to check out a whole lot of Queen when May and Taylor play songs with the top 6 contestants on American Idol tonight (Wednesday), while the Queen Extravaganza lineup will perform on the results show tomorrow (Thursday).

For more details on the tour, check out

Queen Extravaganza
2012 North American tour

May 26 - Quebec, QC - Grand Theatre du Quebec
May 27 - Montreal, QC - St. Denis
May 29 - Toronto, ON - QE Theatre
May 31 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
Jun 01 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues
Jun 02 - Minneapolis, MN - The Brick
Jun 05 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
Jun 07 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts
Jun 08 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
Jun 09 - Wallingford, CT - Oakdale
Jun 10 - Bethlehem, PA - Event Center
Jun 11 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
Jun 12 - Huntington, NY - Paramount Theatres
Jun 15 - Tampa, FL Louis - Lykes Ferguson Hall
Jun 17 - Orlando, FL - The Plaza Live
Jun 19 - Dallas, TX - Grand Prarie
Jun 20 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
Jun 23 - Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues
Jun 24 - San Diego, CA - Humphrey's
Jun 25 - Los Angeles, CA - Club Nokia
Jun 26 - San Francisco, CA - Regency
Jun 28 - Seattle, WA - Showbox
Jun 30 - Vancouver, BC - Orpheum
Jul 02 - Calgary, AB - Jack Singer
Jul 03 - Edmonton, AB - Jubilee

See also:

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