On This Day in Queen History – 9 February

In 1968 – The Opposition played the Royal Oak, Wigston, UK.
In 1975 – Queen played the Morris Civic Auditorium, South Bend, Indiana, USA.
In 1976 – Freddie Mercury, Brian May and Roger Taylor visited Electric Lady Studio, New York, to meet Ian Hunter recording his album. While there contributed backing vocals to his single “You Nearly Did Me In”, also appears on “All American Alien Boy” album.

Ian Hunter: All American Alien Boy album

In 1977 – Queen played the Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA – all four members interviews on local radio.
In 1984 – Roger Taylor and John Deacon interviewed on BBC Breakfast Time.
In 1994 – Brian May guest appearance with Paul Rodgers, Kentish Town Forum, London, UK Played on “All Right Now” and “Going Down To The Crossroads”.
In 1995: Jennifer Rush releases her cover of Brian May’s “Who Wants To Live Forever” on “Out Of My Hands” album.
In 2009 – We Will Rock You UK Tour ad started airing.

We Will Rock You UK Tour 2011 – Aberdeen TV ad

In 2011 – Zandra Rhodes wrote in The Telegraph about designing for Freddie Mercury.

Freddie Mercury

In 2011 – Brian May was in California attending the 3D Creative Arts Awards at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, where he presented an award. He said he was working on a passion project about the history of 3D for Sky 3D in the UK.

Brian May at Creative Arts Awards
Brian May at Creative Arts Awards

In 2013 – The  Sitzprobe of the “We Will Rock You 10th Anniversary World Arena Tour” took place at “3 Studio 15”, London.
In 2013 – Brian May attended Astrofest, Kensington, London, and conducted a book signing with Chris Lintott. In afternoon, Brian, Chris, and comedian Jon Culshaw took part in an affectionate Tribute to the late Sir Patrick Moore. Tribute to the late Sir Patrick Moore

Tribute to the late Sir Patrick Moore
Tribute to the late Sir Patrick Moore

In 2014 – Brian May announced that he had been working on Pablo Picasso’s newly discovered 3-D photos for several months. The pictures, edited by Brian May, are published in the book “Picasso in 3-D”, and are part of the Picasso exhibition “Stereoscopic Photographs of Pablo Picasso by Robert Mouzillat”, at the “Holburne Museum” in Bath from 22.02 – 01.06.2014.
In 2015 – Brian May and Roger Taylor put out a message to fans expressing: “We are shocked and disappointed to have had to cancel the concert in Brussels due to Adam contracting a serious bronchial infection.” [READ MORE]
In 2015 – A new trailer for the CD + DVD “Ian Paice’s Sunflower Superjam – Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2012” with the concert from 16.09.2012 with Brian May, Kerry Ellis, Alice Cooper, Bruce Dickinson, Ian Paice, John Paul Jones and others others published.

Ian Paice’s Sunflower Superjam 2012 – Trailer OUT FEBRUARY 27th, 2015

In 2015 – The film “One Night In Hell” short stereo film screened at the “The Stereoscopic Displays And Applications Conference”, Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel. San Francisco, USA.
In 2016 – A press conference for the worldwide “Asteroid Day 2016” took place at the ESA ESTEC in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. Dr. Brian May takes part in the press conference with a video.

Dr Brian May Asteroid Day Press Conference 9 February 2016

In 2016: Planet Rock live broadcast from Jimi Hendrix’s former home, an attic apartment at 23 Brook Street, London, with Wyatt Wendals ft interviews with key people in his life and archive interviews with fellow musicians like Brian May, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Lemmy Kilmister and Gary Moore.
In 2017 – Opening day of European Astrofest 2017 Kensington Conference and Events Centre. Kensington, London.