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Queen + Adam Lambert announce 2020 UK and Europe Rhapsody tour

Tickets are on sale today from 9am.

Queen + Adam Lambert
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Queen + Adam Lambert are heading back to the UK and Europe in 2020 with their Rhapsody tour.

Their first European dates since the release of the box office smash film Bohemian Rhapsody, the tour will see Queen + Adam Lambert play 16 shows in England and Europe in spring 2020.

Rhapsody will will kick off the new year of 2020 with 17 giant arena and stadium shows across South Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. The extravaganza will then arrive in the UK and Europe in late spring, as Queen original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor team up once more with longtime front man Adam Lambert on lead vocals, to perform 16 shows across eight countries from late May into early July.

The European tour will launch in Italy on 24th May, with its final stop in Denmark on 1st July. Along the way, it will play in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, as well as the UK, where dates will centre around five London shows at The O2 Arena beginning on 2nd June.

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The only UK show outside of the capital is set for the Manchester Arena on 11th June.

This weekend (28th September) Queen + Adam Lambert will take to the stage as headliners for this year’s annual Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park, playing to an expected audience of 60,000.

An enthused Brian May said: “This is a fearsome new production taking the Queen legacy to a new place. I’m well proud.”

Adam Lambert joined in saying: “I can’t wait to get back to the UK and Europe, we had a blast on our last tour, and I am so excited to bring this new show over there!”

The full dates for the tour are:

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Sun 24 May – Bologna, Italy – Unipol Arena
Tue 26 May – Paris, France – AccorHotels Arena
Wed 27 May – Antwerp Belgium – Sportspalais
Fri 29 May – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome
Sat 30 May – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome

Tue 2 June – London, UK – The O2
Wed 3 June – London, UK – The O2
Fri 5 June – London, UK – The O2
Sat 6 June – London, UK – The O2
Tue 9 June – London, UK – The O2
Thu 11 June – Manchester, UK – Manchester Arena
Wed 24 June – Berlin, German – Mercedes-Benz Arena
Fri 26 June – Cologne, Germany – Lanxess Arena
Sun 28 June – Zurich, Switzerland – Hallenstadion
Mon 29 June – Munich, Germany – Olympiahalle

Wed 1 July – Copenhagen, Denmark – Royal Arena

Tickets are on sale today, Wednesday 25 September, at 9.00am from

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