On This Day in Queen History – 19 September

In 1969 – Ibex played the College Of Technology, St Helens, UK.
In 1980 – Queen played the Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, Illinois, USA.
In 1989 – Actor, Philip Sayer, dies of cancer. Brian May’s ‘Just One Life’ from “Back To The Light” album was inspired by later attending his funeral.

Foreign Sand 7" single

Return Of The Champions 2CD


In 1994 – Roger Taylor released ‘Foreign Sand’ single b/w ‘You Had To Be There’, UK.
In 2005 – Queen+PR released “Return Of The Champions” 2CD from live concert recorded at Hallam Stadium, Sheffield, UK.


In 2008 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played the Arena, Riga, Latvia. Latvia Prime Minister Ivars Godmanis joined the band on drums in ‘All Right Now’.

Ivars Godmanis on drums
Ivars Godmanis on drums

In 2011 – Roger Taylor announced launch of search for Queen Extravaganza band. Queen Extravaganza original line up with Roger Taylor.

Original Queen Extravaganza line up
Original Queen Extravaganza line up with Roger Taylor

In 2012 – Brian May appeared on Channel 5 News, along with Adam Quinney, VP of the NFU, Brian defending the case for badgers.

Brian May defends badgers on 5 News 19 Sept 2012

In 2013 – Queen + Adam Lambert soundcheck for “iHeartRadio Music Festival ” took place MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.
In 2014 – Brian May and Roger Taylor on the Chris Evans Breakfast show, BBC Radio 2. New songs “There Must Be More To Life Than This” (with Michael Jackson – William Orbit Mix), “Let Me In Your Heart Again “and” Love kills – The Ballad “. The album “Queen Forever” will be published on 11.10.2014 in the UK. Brian May and Roger Taylor announced that they would be going on tour again in Europe and with Adam Lambert.

Brian and Roger with studio guests
Brian and Roger with studio guests

In 2014 – The Queen Extravaganza played City Hall, Salisbury.
In 2015 – (19:09 and 09.20) An exclusive preview and presentation of “Queen : The Studio Collection” Box Set took place at UK National Audio Show, Whittlebury Hall, Northamptonshire.