Queen and Adam Lambert will hit Australia for an arena trek this August and September.
The tour will visit the country’s four biggest cities, and it’ll mark the band’s first in Australia since 1985.
Promoter Paul Dainty said of the upcoming run, “Since I have started promoting and producing concert tours, one of my biggest dreams has been to bring Queen back to Australia and now this dream is a reality.” The tour “may be the last chance Australian fans have to see one of the greatest rock bands in history,” Dainty added.
Queen + Adam Lambert Announce Summer Tour
The QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT Australian Tour will kick off in Perth Aug. 22, then travel to Sydney on Aug. 26, Melbourne on Aug. 29 with the closer at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Sept. 1.
“Let’s ROCK those beautiful arenas just ONE MORE TIME!” said Brian May in a release.
Advance tickets go on sale to Visa cardholders Thursday from noon to 11 p.m. Sunday. At www.visaentertainment.com.au. General public sales begin 10 a.m. May 28.
“AUSTRALIA! Are you ready to Rock?” tweeted Lambert, the American Idol alum. “@QueenWillRock and I will see you in August!”
Queen + Adam Lambert Australia tour dates:
Aug. 22 – Perth Arena
Aug. 26 – Allphones Arena, Sydney
Aug. 29 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Sept. 1 – Brisbane Entertainment Centre