Q + AL North American Tour: Reviews


Q+AL on stage USA 2023ST PAUL

“An unforgettable evening of some of the most memorable songs in the history of popular music.” – 97.3 KKRC Radio

“Every bit as thrilling as any other arena show this year.” – Pioneer Press

“The real spectacle of Queen’s 130-minute concert was the multilayered, meticulously orchestrated music, arguably the most ornate, theatrical and rangy in rock. Prog, metal, pop, rock, balladry, opera, choral singing, all mixed together into a blend that has arguably improved over time.” – The Star Tribune

“…a glorious, full-blooded celebration of one of the greatest songbooks in rock history.” – Broadway World 


“The band effortlessly rolls through mega hit after mega hit…” – The Tennessean

Photos – The Tennessean


“More than a concert, it’s a theatrical entertainment experience.” – Charleston.com

“Queen + Adam Lambert are still the champions.” – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


“Freddie Mercury’s spirit infuses a rollicking, special Queen + Adam Lambert show at COTA” – Statesman


“For a band who is already so victorious in its career, it’s obvious that Queen — one of the true remaining monster rock bands of a bygone era — is still reaching for the moon.” – NJ.com


“The talent of May, Taylor and Lambert is incredible, continuing to carry on the legacy that Mercury left behind.” – The Suffolk Journal

“A piped in rendition of “God Save the Queen” saw the group take their final bows, ending a grand night of celebrating one of rock’s greatest quartets ever.” ***** – Music News

“The show was proof that Queen + Adam Lambert are quite capable of mixing things up, even as they give everybody exactly what they’ve come to hear.” – The Arts Fuse

 “Lambert, May, and Taylor brought energy and passion to every song…” – Boston.com

“Queen + Adam Lambert have managed to build something unlikely, imperfect, amazing, endlessly entertaining, and worthy.” – Boston Herald


“An extraordinarily uplifting and moving event. Queen’s music is still timely and relevant, and it will never go out of style.” – Digital Journal

“The iconic rock group brought high production value, incredible performances and a pristine setlist to their NYC return concert.” – Billboard

“The Garden show was a spectacle in line with the classic Queen concerts of yesteryear.” – Forbes


“You’d be hard-pressed to find a legacy rock band that’s remained as potent and vital as Queen.” – The Oakland Press

“Queen’s music is timeless, and these songs will live forever, no matter who’s playing them or who’s stomping their feet and clapping their hands along with them.” – The Detroit News

“This show had it all for Queen fans. The music, theatrics, strong vocals and plenty of Lambert, Taylor and May. Fans wanted it all and the trio delivered.” – MLive.com


“Celebrating their past — specifically, Mercury, who made one last appearance on film during the encore doing vocal acrobatics with a Wembley crowd — while evolving in the present with Lambert has really worked for Queen.” – 3.5 / 4 Stars  – Toronto Sun


“…a celebration of what Queen’s music still does—and will do for generations to come: rock your socks off.”  – The Music Universe

“With a combination of exceptional lighting and voluminous slices of lasers, the scorched-earth singing of Lambert and the continued expert presentation from May and Taylor, this Rhapsody tour doesn’t feel like a victory lap, but, rather, a deeper solidifying of Queen’s legacy.” – USA Today