Queen announce New Year's Eve gig
- Bang Showbiz
- 1 December 2014
This article is from 2014.
Queen + Adam Lambert will perform in London on New Year's Eve (31.12.14), with the gig starting in the build-up to midnight and continuing after the city's famous fireworks display
Queen + Adam Lambert will perform in London on New Year's Eve (31.12.14).
The 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers are thrilled to be presenting some of their most famous hits at a special show close to Big Ben, both before and after the iconic clock strikes midnight to signal the turning of the year.
Roger Taylor said: "I never imagined we would be around to usher in the year of 2015, what a thrill! We promise you a great night."
Brian May added: "OK - Let's Rock into 2015!"
And Adam has promised the group - whose original frontman Freddie Mercury died in 1991 - will "kick off" the new year "in style".
He said: "Words can't describe how excited I am, we are going to kick off 2015 in style!"
'Queen + Adam Lambert Rock Big Ben Live' will broadcast live on BBC One in the UK and will take place in the build-up to midnight, before continuing after the famous fireworks display along the River Thames.
Charlotte Moore, Controller of BBC One, said: "BBC One will be kicking off 2015 in spectacular style with an exclusive live concert from rock legends Queen and Adam Lambert, I hope you join us for a night to remember!"
Tickets for the special show go on sale tomorrow (02.12.14).