Monday, December 3, 2018

Queen with Adam Lambert will play two Florida shows next year

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 1:15 PM

  • Photo by Bojan Hohnjec via Queen/Facebook
We see a little silhouetto of a man, and it's Adam Lambert.

Queen, with Lambert as their stand-in front man, is coming to the Amalie Arena Aug. 18, 2019, to perform their biggest hits in what will be their first Tampa Bay show ever. Sunrise will also be getting a performance the night before on Aug. 17.

Sorry, Orlando.

Tickets, starting at $45.75, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday here.

The tour comes on the heels of the box office success of Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury biopic. Mercury may be long gone, but original Queen band members Brian May and Roger Taylor are still kicking.

As for Lambert, the singer first performed with Queen in the 2009 American Idol finale. Since then, he's joined the band in 180 performances worldwide and will now fill Mercury's shoes on the North American tour, according to Queen's official website.

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