Adam Lambert & Queen Announce North American Tour: See The Dates

Carl Williott | March 6, 2014 8:26 am

After hints that Queen would be again linking up with Adam Lambert Lambert, Brian May and Roger Taylor announced at a press conference today (March 6) that they’ll be heading on their first North American tour this summer. Lambert will be filling in for the late Freddie Mercury on the 19-date trek, which starts June 19 in Chicago and hits New York, L.A., Philly and a bunch of other cities in the US and Canada, finishing up July 20 at Maryland’s Merriweather Post Pavilion.

Lambert]first performed with the legendary British band on American Idol in 2009, then again in 2011 for the MTV EMAs, which was followed by a string of overseas dates in 2012. The only time the Lambert-fronted Queen has played a US concert was at last year’s iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas.

“I’m completely in awe of the Queen phenomenon,” said Lambert today. “The thought of sharing the stage for a full set in North America is so beautifully surreal. I’m honored to be able to pay my respects to Freddie’s memory; he’s a personal hero of mine, and I am deeply grateful for the chance to sing such powerful music for fans of this legendary band. I know this tour will be a huge milestone for me, and with the support of Brian, Roger and the rest of the band, I feel like magic will be on display.”

Tickets go on sale March 14 through Live Nation. Head below to see the full list of dates.

Queen + Adam Lambert tour dates: June 19 — Chicago, IL @ United Center June 21 — Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre June 23 — Saskatoon, SK @ Credit Union Centre June 24 — Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place June 26 — Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome June 28 — Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena July 1 — San Jose, CA @ SAP Center July 3 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum July 5 — Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint July 6 — Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint July 9 — Houston, TX @ Toyota Center July 10 — Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center July 12 — Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills July 13 — Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre July 14 — Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre July 16 — Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center July 17 — New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden July 19 — Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena July 20 — Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

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