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Queen Announce European Tour

The British rock band formed in London in 1970. Queen's earliest works were influenced by progressive rock, hard rock and heavy metal, but the band gradually ventured into more conventional and radio-friendly works by incorporating further styles, such as arena rock and pop rock, into their music. Mercury joined the band in 1970, suggested "Queen" as a new band name, and adopted his familiar stage name. Queen first charted in the UK with their second album, Queen II, in 1974, but it was the release of Sheer Heart Attack later that year and A Night at the Opera in 1975 which brought them international success.

The latter featured "Bohemian Rhapsody", which stayed at number one in the UK for nine weeks and popularized the music video. The band have released a total of 18 number-one albums, 18 number-one singles, and 10 number-one DVDs. Estimates of their record sales generally range from 150 million to 300 million records, making them one of the world's best-selling music artists. Queen received the Outstanding Contribution to British Music Award from the British Phonographic Industry in 1990. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

Queen have announced a series of European and UK dates for late 2017:


Wed 1 November – O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic

Thu 2 November – Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany

Sat 4 November – Sportarena, Budapest, Hungary

Mon 6 November – Atlas Arena, Lodz, Poland

Wed 8 November – Stadhalle, Vienna, Austria

Fri 10 November – Unipol Arena, Bologna, Italy

Sun 12 November – Amneville Galaxie, Luxembourg

Mon 13 November – Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Fri 17 November – Zalgiris Arena, Kaunas, Lithuania


Sat 25 November – 3 Arena, Dublin

Sun 26 November – SSE Arena, Belfast

Tue 28 November – Echo Arena, Liverpool

Thu 30 November – Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 1 December – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Sun 3 December – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Tue 5 December – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham

Wed 6 December – First Direct Arena, Leeds

Fri 8 December – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

Sat 9 December – Arena, Manchester

Tue 12 December – O2 Arena, London

Fri 15 December – The SSE Arena, Wembley, London



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