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Queen + Adam Lambert announce 25-city North American tour

By
Wade Sheridan
Roger Taylor (L) and Brian May (R) of Queen arrive on the red carpet with Adam Lambert after receiving the Global Icon Award at the MTV Europe Music Awards on November 6, 2011. The pairing have announced a new summer tour that starts in June. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI
Roger Taylor (L) and Brian May (R) of Queen arrive on the red carpet with Adam Lambert after receiving the Global Icon Award at the MTV Europe Music Awards on November 6, 2011. The pairing have announced a new summer tour that starts in June. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Queen and Adam Lambert are teaming up once again for a new 25-city North American summer tour for 2017.

The pairing, known as Queen + Adam Lambert, will begin hitting the road starting June 23 at the Gila River Arena in Phoenix before wrapping things up at the Toyota Center in Houston on August 5.

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Tickets go on sale starting Feb. 3 via Live Nation while pre-sale tickets will be made available to members of Queen and Adam Lambert's fan clubs starting Jan. 31.

The lineup includes guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and Lambert along with keyboardist Spike Edney, bassist Neil Fairclough and percussionist Tiger Taylor, the son of Roger.

Queen and Lambert first collaborated in 2009 during Season 8 of American Idol when Lambert was still a contestant on the singing competition series.

The collective first began touring in 2014 and have played sold-out shows throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin and North America.

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