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1979

A European tour commences in Germany in January, and like the previous European and U.S tours, there is no support band. The last three nights in Paris are filmed, but are never officially released, with only snippets appearing in a U.S TV documentary in the new year. Alternatively many shows are sound recorded and make up what will become the band's first live album entitled 'Live Killers'.

After a near three year absence, the band return to Japan in April for a massive fifteen date tour, followed in the summer by a one-off open air concertin Saarbruken, Germany.

As the UK was omitted as part of the European tour, a special 'Crazy tour' was added in November and December with the band returning to the smaller halls that they hadn't played for many years. To round off the year they play seven dates in even smaller venues as part of 'The Crazy tour of London', finishing off with a filmed charity show for the people of Kampuchea at Hammersmith Odeon on Boxing day.

Jazz European Tour
Wed 17th Jan – Germany, Hamburg, Ernst Merck Halle
Thu 18th Jan – Germany, Kiel, Ostee Hall
Sat 20th Jan – Germany, Bremen, Stadthalle
Sun 21st Jan – Germany, Dortmund, Westfallenhalle
Tue 23rd Jan – Germany, Hannover, Messesportspalace
Wed 24th Jan – Germany, Berlin, Deutchlandhalle
Fri 26th Jan – Belgium, Brussels, Forest Nationale
Sat 27th Jan – Belgium, Brussels, Forest Nationale
Mon 29th Jan – Holland, Rotterdam, Ahoy Hall
Tue 30th Jan – Holland, Rotterdam, Ahoy Hall
Thu 1st Feb – Germany, Cologne, Sportshalle
Fri 2nd Feb – Germany, Frankfurt, Festhalle
Sun 4th Feb – Switzerland, Zurich, Hallenstadion
Tue 6th Feb – Yugoslavia, Zagreb, Dom Sportova
Wed 7th Feb – Yugoslavia, Ljubljana, Tivoli Halle
Sat 10th Feb – Germany, Munich, Basketball Halle
Sun 11th Feb – Germany, Munich, Basketball Halle
Tue 13th Feb – Germany, Boblingen, Sporthalle  
Thu 15th Feb – Germany, Saarbrüken, Saalandhalle
Sat 17th Feb – France, Lyon, Palais De Sport
Mon 19th Feb – Spain, Barcelona, Palacio De Los Deportes
Tue 20th Feb – Spain, Barcelona, Palacio De Los Deportes
Wed 21st Feb – Spain, Barcelona, Palacio De Los Deportes
Fri 23rd Feb – Spain, Madrid, Pabellon Del Real Madrid
Sun 25th Feb – France, Poitiers, Les Arenas
Tue 27th Feb – France, Paris, Pavillion De Paris
Wed 28th Feb – France, Paris, Pavillion De Paris
Thu 1st Mar – France, Paris, Pavillion De Paris

Jazz Japan Tour
Fri 13th Apr – Japan, Tokyo, Budokan
Sat 14th Apr – Japan, Tokyo, Budokan
Thu 19th Apr – Japan, Osaka, Festival Hall
Fri 20th Apr – Japan, Osaka, Festival Hall
Sat 21st Apr – Japan, Kanazawa, Practica Ethics Commemoration Hall
Mon 23rd Apr – Japan, Tokyo, Budokan
Tue 24th Apr – Japan, Tokyo, Budokan
Wed 25th Apr – Japan, Tokyo, Budokan
Fri 27th Apr – Japan, Kobe, Central International Display
Sat 28th Apr – Japan, Nagoya, International Display
Mon 30th Apr – Japan, Fukuoka, Kyuden Kinen Taikukan 
Tue 1st May – Japan, Fukuoka, Kyuden Kinen Taikukan 
Wed 2nd May – Japan, Yamaguchi, Prefectural Athletic Association
Sat 5th May – Japan, Sapporo, Makomani Ice Arena
Sun 6th May – Japan, Sapporo, Makomani Ice Arena

Saarbruken Festival
Sat 18th Aug – Germany, Saarbrüken, Ludwigsparkstadion

Crazy Tour
Thu 22nd Nov – Ireland, Dublin, RDS Simmons Hall
Sat 24th Nov – UK, Birmingham, NEC
Mon 26th Nov – UK, Manchester, Apollo Theatre
Tue 27th Nov – UK, Manchester, Apollo Theatre
Fri 30th Nov – UK, Glasgow, Apollo Theatre
Sat 1st Dec – UK, Glasgow, Apollo Theatre
Mon 3rd Dec – UK, Newcastle, City Hall
Tue 4th Dec – UK, Newcastle, City Hall
Thu 6th Dec – UK, Liverpool, Empire Theatre
Fri 7th Dec – UK, Liverpool, Empire Theatre
Sun 9th Dec – UK, Bristol, Hippodrome
Mon 10th Dec – UK, Brighton, Centre
Tue 11th Dec – UK, Brighton, Centre

Crazy Tour of London
Thu 13th Dec – UK, London, Lyceum Ballroom
Fri 14th Dec – UK, London, Rainbow Theatre
Mon 17th Dec – UK, London, Purley Tiffany’s
Wed 19th Dec – UK, London, Tottenham Mayfair
Thu 20th Dec – UK, London, Lewisham Odeon
Sat 22nd Dec – UK, London, Alexandra Palace

Concert for Kampuchea
Wed 26th Dec – UK, London, Hammersmith Odeon

Text taken from the forthcoming revised and updated edition of Queen Live: A Concert Documentary, by Greg Brooks & Gary Taylor

For further information on Queen live shows visit: www.queenconcerts.com

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