Queen + Adam Lambert (sometimes referred to as Q+AL or QAL) is a collaboration between the active members of the British band Queen (Brian May and Roger Taylor) and American vocalist Adam Lambert. They first started performing together in 2011.
2019 Rhapsody Tour
|10 July 2019||GM Place||Vancouver, BC|
|12 July 2019 2019||Tacoma Dome||Tacoma, WA|
|14 July 2019||SAP Center||San Jose, CA|
|16 July 2019||Talking Stick Resort Arena||Phoenix, AZ|
|19 July 2019||The Forum||Inglewood, CA|
|20 July 2019||The Forum||Inglewood, CA|
|23 July 2019||American Airlines Center||Dallas, TX|
|24 July 2019||American Airlines Center||Dallas, TX|
|27 July 2019||Little Caesar's Arena||Detroit, MI|
|28 July 2019||The Hangar||Toronto, ON|
|30 July 2019||Capital One Arena||Washington, DC|
|31 July 2019||PPG Paints Arena||Pittsburgh, PA|
|4 August 2019||Xfinity Center||Mansfield, MA|
|6 August 2019||Madison Square Garden||New York, NY|
|9 August 2019||United Center||Chicago, IL|
|10 August 2019||Xcel Energy Center||Saint Paul, MN|
|13 August 2019||Nationwide Arena||Columbus, OH|
|15 August 2019||Bridgestone Arena||Nashville, TN|
|17 August 2019||BB&T Center||Sunrise, FL|
|18 August 2019||Amalie Arena||Tampa, FL|
|20 August 2019||Madison Square Garden||New York, NY|
|22 August 2019||Philips Arena||Atlanta, GA|
|23 August 2019||Spectrum Center||Charlotte, NC|
|7 June 2018||Altice Arena||Lisbon Portugal|
|9 June 2018||Wizink Center||Madrid Spain|
|10 June 2018||Palau Saint Jordi Club||Barcelona Spain|
|13 June 2018||Lanxess Arena||Cologne Germany|
|15 June 2018||Jyske Bank Boxen||Herning Denmark|
|17 June 2018||Telenor Arena||Oslo Norway|
|19 June 2018||Mercedes-Benz Arena||Berlin Germany|
|20 June 2018||Barclaycard Arena||Hamburg, Germany|
|25 June 2018||Forum||Milan Italy|
|27 June 2018||Ahoy Rotterdam||Rotterdam Netherlands|
|29 June 2018||Sportpaleis||Antwerp Belgium|
|1 July 2018||Wembley SSE Arena||London United Kingdom|
|2 July 2018||The O2||London United Kingdom|
|4 July 2018||The O2||London United Kingdom|
|6 July 2018||Trsnmt Festival||Glasgow Scotland UK|
|8 July 2018||Marlay Park||Dublin Ireland|
|1 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
|2 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
|5 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
|7 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
|8 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
|14 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
|15 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
|19 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
|21 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
|22 Sept 2018||Park Theater at Monte Carlo||Las Vegas, NV|
As with all other Queen performances since 1997, longstanding bassist John Deacon has declined to participate in the project due to his retirement. This is the first long-term collaboration of Queen since the Queen + Paul Rodgers project ended in 2009.
Joining May, Taylor, and Lambert are long-time Queen touring keyboardist Spike Edney, bassist Neil Fairclough, and percussionist Tyler Warren. Although there are currently no plans to release a studio album with this lineup, May and Taylor have stated that there is a possibility of the group recording original material.
American Idol 2009
Queen's collaboration with Adam Lambert originated when May and Taylor appeared on American Idol in 2009 when Lambert was a contestant.
First Concerts Together 2011
They began performing together occasionally.
Queen + Adam Lambert Tour 2012
After the first Queen + Adam Lambert performance in Kiev in 2012, a short European tour followed, with dates in Moscow, Wrocław, and London,
Queen + Adam Lambert Headliner 2013
In September 2013, they appeared as a headliner at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.
Queen + Adam Lambert Tour 2014-2015
In March 2014, they announced a 19-date Queen + Adam Lambert North American tour in the summer of 2014, which was then extended to 24 dates. In May 2014, tour dates in Australia were also announced, followed by New Zealand. The band also performed in South Korea and Japan. The tour was then extended to 2015 with dates in Europe and the UK as well as South America.
Queen + Adam Lambert 2016 Summer Festival Tour
In the summer of 2016, the group performed several dates as part of a festival tour in Europe and several dates in Asia. The 2016 Summer Festival Tour started on 20 May 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal and ended on 30 September 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. The next year, the group announced a second worldwide tour scheduled for 2017 and 2018.
Queen + Adam Lambert Tour 2017–2018
On 26 January 2017, a 26-date concert tour through North America was announced. The tour, which includes 4 dates in Canada, started on 23 June 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona and ended on 5 August 2017 in Houston, Texas. In April 2017, it was announced that the tour would be expanded to include 26 dates in Europe. Two months later, it was announced that the group would perform in New Zealand and Australia in February and March 2018. The Queen + Adam Lambert Tour 2017–2018 is an ongoing worldwide concert tour.
In May 2018, Queen + Adam Lambert announced a 10-date residency entitled The Crown Jewels at Park Theater in Las Vegas in September 2018.
Queen + Adam Lambert Rhapsody Tour 2019
A new "Rhapsody Tour" across North America with 23 events has been scheduled.