On This Day in Queen History – 18 March

In 1967 – The Opposition played the Boys Club, New Parks, UK.
In 1975 – Queen played St Bernard Parish Civic Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
In 1977 – Queen played Northlands Arena, Edmonton, Canada.
In 1999 – Roger Taylor played Hall For Cornwall, Truro, UK.
In 2005 – Queen awarded Platinum for UK sales of “Live At Wembley ’86” DVD, “Queen On Fire – Live At The Bowl” DVD and “Greatest Video Hits II”.
In 2005 – Queen + Paul Rodgers were rehearsing for the 46664 concert, at Bramble Hill Golf Course, Fancourt, George, S Africa. Brian wrote on Soapbox: “HOT DOWN HERE IN FANCOURT” – READ.

46664 Fancourt photo session [18 March 2005]

Fancourt Photo Shoot. South Africa

In 2005 – Queen awarded Platinum for “Live At Wembley ’86” DVD, “Queen On Fire – Live At The Bow”, DVD and “Greatest Video Hits II “sales UK.
In 2014 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis played Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

– http://youtu.be/-9OyRo1a_KA –  [This interview was recorded on March 18th 2014 using Skype]

In 2010 – In a Q&A on Queen’s official website, Roger Taylor said that he was looking into a “Best Of” collection of his solo material, to include new track,’“The Unblinking Eye’.
In 2011 – ‘Stormtroopers In Stilettos’ bw ‘Keep Yourself Alive Long Lost Retake)” and ‘Stone Cold Crazy (2011 Remaster)’was to be released as a download in Austria and Germany through iTunes and Amazon.
In 2011 – International Release date of the “Queen Re-issues”.
In 2011 – First batch of “Queen 2011 Digital Remaster Re-issues” released in Austria and Germany.
In 2013 – Roger Taylor on American radio show “Rock Bar” talking about Queen’s Success.
In 2014 – A 30-second video trailer by Brian May (in Motörhead T-shirt) for “The Candlelight Concerts” with Kerry Ellis published.

Brian May call out to a concert in Riga on March 18
– http://youtu.be/6P51hyV3VfE

In 2014 – Brian May & Kerry Ellis played Riga Arena, Latvia. Earlier interview with journalist, Mitch Lafon at Arena Riga; also an interview for “The Times Of Malta” to promote “The Candlelight Concert” in Malta.

BRIAN MAY w/KERRY ELLIS (March 18th 2014) interview

In 2014: “We Will Rock You” N American Tour production run opens, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, US, run (to 30 March 2014).
In 2015 – WWRY production company BB Promotion released “We Will Rock You Hamburg” Premiere Video with Brian May.
In 2015 – Queen featured on “Pop Gold – Guitar Heroes” shown on ITV (UK).
In 2022 – Announced a Queen + Paul Rodgers Live In Ukraine 2008 YouTube Special screening for 19 March, aimed at raising funds for Ukraine Relief. SEE HERE

Queen + Paul Rodgers "Live In Ukraine"