7.29.19 Rhapsody Tour loaded with firsts! Jul 29, 2019 1:16:30 GMT -5
Post by Q3 on Jul 29, 2019 1:16:30 GMT -5
2019 NA Tour: First Queen concert in four cities!
This tour is loaded with Queen firsts and most of them are in the second half of the tour.
Rhapsody Tour: First Queen concert in three markets:
Queen, Queen + Paul Rogers, or Queen + Adam Lambert have never played Tacoma, WA (although the have played Seattle many times, which is only 38 miles away) , Tampa, FL (or St. Petersburg, FL), or Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Queen and Q+PR played Miami, which is only 32 miles away).
This tour will be the first QAL concert in several markets.
Columbus, OH has not had a Queen concert since 1977 -- 42 years ago!
05.02.1975 Queen Agora Columbus, OH USA
19.02.1976 Queen Veterans Memorial Auditorium Columbus, OH USA
15.01.1977 Queen St. John Arena Columbus, OH USA
New Orleans, LA has not had a Queen concert since 1978 -- that was the infamous Jazz Halloween party/press event concert.
21.04.1974 Queen St. Bernard Parish Civic Auditorium New Orleans, LA USA
18.03.1975 Queen St. Bernard Parish Civic Auditorium New Orleans, LA USA
31.10.1978 Queen Municipal Auditorium New Orleans, LA USA
Pittsburgh, PA has never had a QAL concert. The city was home to three Queen and Q+PR concerts:
20.02.1976 Queen Stanley Theater Pittsburgh, PA USA
24.08.1980 Queen Civic Centre Pittsburgh, PA USA
20.03.2006 Queen + Paul Rodgers Mellon Arena Pittsburgh, PA USA
Atlanta, GA -- first QAL concert and it has been a long time since they played the city:
12.03.1975 Queen Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, GA USA
21.02.1977 Queen Omni Atlanta, GA USA
08.12.1977 Queen Omni Atlanta, GA USA
12.08.1980 Queen Omni Atlanta, GA USA
24.08.1982 Queen Omni Atlanta, GA USA
Charlotte, NC -- the tour will close with the second Queen concert ever here.
13.08.1980 Queen Coliseum Charlotte, NC USA
QAL North American Tour 2019
12 Jul Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
14 Jul San Jose, CA SAP Center
16 Jul Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena
19 Jul Los Angeles, CA The Forum
20 Jul Los Angeles, CA The Forum
23 Jul Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
24 Jul Houston, TX Toyota Center
27 Jul Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena
28 Jul Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena
30 Jul Washington, DC Capital One Arena
31 Jul Pittsburgh, PA PPG Paints Arena
03 Aug Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
04 Aug Boston, MA Xfinity Center
06 Aug New York, NY Madison Square Garden
07 Aug New York, NY Madison Square Garden
09 Aug Chicago, IL United Center
10 Aug St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
13 Aug Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
15 Aug Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
17 Aug Ft. Lauderdale, FL BB&T Center
18 Aug Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
20 Aug New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
22 Aug Atlanta, GA State Farm Arena
23 Aug Charlotte, NC Spectrum Center