7th April 2019

Press Release: Australian Dates Announced!

Queen + Adam Lambert – The Rhapsody Tour - Heading to Australian Stadiums in February 2020!

Tickets On Sale from Monday 15 April From 10.30am AEST - All Shows Reserved Seating

The soaring success of the film Bohemian Rhapsody, the highest grossing music biopic of all time, has proven that the love for Queen remains as strong as ever. Lifelong Australian fans and new converts will be thrilled with the news that Queen original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor are teaming up once more with longtime frontman Adam Lambert on lead vocals and returning to Australia in February 2020 for 6 giant stadium shows with a brand-new, spectacular production.

Produced in Australia by TEG Dainty, the epic 6-date Rhapsody Tour is set to run from February 13 to February 29, 2020, with an all-new stadium concert experience, the tour dates are:

Thursday 13 February - Brisbane - Suncorp Stadium
Saturday 15 February - Sydney - ANZ Stadium
Wednesday 20 February - Melbourne - AAMI Park
Sunday 23 February - Perth - Optus Stadium
Wednesday 26 February - Adelaide - Adelaide Oval
Saturday 29 February - Gold Coast - Metricon Stadium

Tickets go on sale from www.ticketek.com.au on Monday 15 April with staggered on sale times from 10.30am AEST.  

A Telstra Thanks presale starts Wednesday 10 April, with staggered times from 9.30am AEST and is open until Friday 12 April. Go to www.telstra.com/queen for further details including local market times. 

Announcing their Rhapsody Tour of Australia Roger Taylor said: "We are ready for Australia and raring to get back with our new show.”

Adam Lambert said: “We have a brand-new visual spectacle that will reframe these iconic songs and we are excited to reveal the show to Australian fans!” 

The Rhapsody Tour will debut a brand new larger-than-life production. Set designer Ric Lipson says: “Queen + Adam Lambert’s Rhapsody tour will, once again for them, expand the parameters of what a live music experience can be. This new show promises to be their most spectacular yet, an innovative and interactive celebration of the continued power of Queen’s music.”

Indicative of Australia’s enduring passion for Queen – the Bohemian Rhapsody soundtrack spent four weeks at #1 on the ARIA chart and now enjoys Platinum status.  Queen additionally achieved the rare feat of boasting three separate albums in the ARIA Top 5 – for five weeks this year. 

The Australia dates are expected to be part of a wider tour of the region taking in also several East Asia dates.

QueenOnline mailing list subscribers and Queen Fan Club members will be sent pre-sale information via e-mail shortly.

Tickets for the RHAPSODY tour go on sale on Monday 15 April with staggered on sale times from 10.30am AEST @ www.ticketek.com.au.