On This Day in Queen History – 29 February

In 1976 – Queen played the Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
In 2002 – Brian wrote on Soapbox:


“The Russian Press seem to know exactly what we ate in the restaurant – how creepy! Well, I needed that Fernet! … sipped slowly ! My God – yes, the reporters must have slipped the waiter a few bob …. Bloody Hell, they’ll be reporting our toilet activity soon!!


In 2008 – Announced “A Chill Out Tribute to Queen”, would be launched 25 March, an album recreating 12 of the greatest songs of the legendary group, with chill, lounge and down tempo styles – launched from Spain with the approval of Queen.
In 2012 – Dappy releases his single ‘Rockstar’ ft Brian May on guitar, in UK and on iTunes.

Brian and Dappy - Rockstar video
Dappy – Rockstar ft. Brian May – https://youtu.be/J5tKSeSF8-w

In 2012 – Announced the premiere of “We Will Rock You”, Basel for 14 Dec 2012. [Original Press Release]
In 2012 – Roger Taylor on BBC World Service on its 80th Anniversary as guest of William Orbit (guest editor of arts programme) – live broadcast from Bush House and performed ‘Radio GaGa’.}
In 2012 – News that Queen The Platinum Collection had just been certified double platinum for sales of over 2 million. [AMAZON]

Queen The Platinum Collection USA
Queen The Platinum Collection USA

In 2012 – Wanted Baby Knebworth – Queen were looking to locate the baby that was born back in 1986 at Freddie Mercury’s final show.

Queen final show Knebworth
Queen final show – Knebworth

ueen, On amera, Off Guard book

In 2012 – Classic Rock magazine ft “Queen, On Camera, Off Guard” book by Mark Hayward.
In 2016 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis released a “Message For Poland” video message.
In 2020 – Queen + Adam Lambert played Metricon Stadium, Gold Coast, Australia.