On This Day in Queen History – 27 May

In 1967 – The Reaction played the Skating Rink, Camborne, UK.
In 1977 – Queen played the Gaumont, Southampton.
In 1990 – The Cross played Max Music Hall, Kiel, Germany.
In 1991 – Brian flew to Boston to promote Hollywood Records’ release of remastered complete Queen catalogue on CD.
In 1994 – Brian May attended Billy Connolly’s show, Apollo Theatre, Hammersmith, UK.
In 1994 – Roger Taylor appeared on Japanese TV Music Station, performing ‘Foreign Sand’ with Yoshiki.
In 1998 – Brian May held a guitar workshop, Radio FFH, Frankfurt, Germany.
In 2003 – Brian May & Roger Taylor played for Pavarotti & Friends 2003, Parco Novi Sad, Modena, Italy (in aid of Iraqui refugees) – played “We Will Rock You” and “Radio Ga Ga” plus Brian “Too Much Love Will Kill You” duet with Pavorotti, “We Are The Champions” with Zucchero on vocal. Raised over £1m.

Brian May interviewed pre-show © F & J Tunney 2003
Brian May interviewed backstage pre-show @ F & J Tunney 2003

In 2005: We Will Rock You Musical former Australian touring production started Japan run at Shinijuku Koma Theatre, Tokyo.

e Will Rock You Tokyo poster
e Will Rock You Tokyo poster

In 2006 – Brian May recording ‘Bad For Good’; with Meatloaf for “Bat Out Of Hell III” album, LA, California.
In 2010 – A new teaser clip “Anthems In The Studio – Part 2” by Kerry Ellis and Brian May went to YouTube. 
In the EPK clip Kerry Ellis and Brian May performed an acoustic version of Queen + Paul Rodgers song “Some Things That Glitter”. 
In 2011 – Brian May and Roger Taylor appeared on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show, joining him in BBC Radio 2 studio in London.

Roger, Brian and Chris Evans - BBC 2 Breakfast Show 27 May 2011

Brian May & Roger Taylor – Chris Evans Breakfast Show 27 May 2011
Part 1 – https://youtu.be/pat-Xfz0RO4
Part 2 – https://youtu.be/g8qIrpgCDE8

In 2013 – Release date of “The Kissing Me Song” by Brian May and Kerry Ellis is moved to this date (D/L and vinyl).
In 2014 – We Will Rock You N American tour opened at Belk Theater, Charlotte, USA.
In 2014 – “Classic Rock” reported unpublished / revised duets of Queen & Freddie Mercury with David Bowie, Rod Stewart, Andy Gibb & Michael Jackson expected to be on the planned “Queen Forever” album.
In 2014 – Japanese superstar, Yoshiki, who put out a single of ‘Foreign Sand’ with Roger Taylor, performed “Bohemian Rhapsody” at “Yoshiki Classical” concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London.
In 2014 – The book “Growl (Life Lessons, Hard Truths, And Bold Strategies From An Animal Advocate)” by Kim Stallwood published in Kindle edition, for which Brian May wrote the foreword and mentioned on cover.
In 2014 – Adam Lambert telephone Australian interview with Jonesy & Amanda about his first experiences meeting and performing with Queen on AI, leading to a small tour 2 years ago, how he found the guys and working with them – and now going into a much bigger tour, landing in Australia in August. Discussed eye make-up and whether Queen might mix him into any remaining Freddie Mercury recordings…

Jonesy and Amanda

Adam Lambert Interview With Jonesy and Amanda On WSFM 101.7 – 2014 – 05 – 27
In 2015 – In a press release publication “The Definitive Queen Quiz App” announced – the first official “Play The Game App”, a digital puzzle and trivia game for smartphones and tablets, with thousands of photos, music clips and facts from official Queen Archives .

Win prizes
In 2015 – Brian May & Kerry Ellis rehearsed for their performance at the Arena di Verona ( 01/06/2015).
In 2016 – Queen + Adam Lambert – European Summer Festival Tour 2016: RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne, Germany.
In 2022 – Queen + Adam Lambert SSE Arena, Belfast.

Q+AL 2022 programme
Q+AL 2022 programme