Queen + Adam Lambert 2016 Summer Festival Tour
|Festival tour by Queen + Adam Lambert|
Queen + Adam Lambert with touring musicians.
|Start date||20 May 2016|
|End date||30 September 2016|
|No. of shows||
15 in Europe
1 in the Middle East
8 in Asia
24 in Total
The Queen + Adam Lambert 2016 Summer Festival Tour was a summer stadium/festival tour by British rock band Queen and American singer Adam Lambert. The tour began on 20 May 2016, in Lisbon, Portugal at the Bela Vista Park and continued throughout Europe before concluding on 25 June 2016, in Padua, Italy at the Villa Contarini. Afterwards, the band toured throughout Asia, starting in Tel Aviv, Israel at the Yarkon Park on 12 September 2016, and visited the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix on 17 September 2016 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit and concluded on 30 September 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand at the Impact Arena.
Background and development
Following the success of their last world tour, the group announced summer festival shows at Rock in Rio Lisboa, Sweden Rock Festival and Isle of Wight Festival. as well as announcing Asian shows afterwards, including a headline slot at the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix, where they will perform at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, along with other headline acts like Halsey, Imagine Dragons and Kylie Minogue.
|Leg 1 — Europe|
|20 May 2016||Lisbon||Portugal||Parque da Bela Vista||—[a]|
|22 May 2016||Barcelona||Spain||Palau Sant Jordi||—||—|
|25 May 2016||Linz||Austria||Linzer Stadion||—[b]|
|27 May 2016||Cologne||Germany||RheinEnergieStadion||—||—|
|29 May 2016||Jelling||Denmark||Jelling Festival Grounds||—[c]|
|3 June 2016||Helsinki||Finland||Kaisaniemi Park||—||—|
|5 June 2016||Tallinn||Estonia||Tallinn Song Festival Grounds||—||—|
|9 June 2016||Sölvesborg||Sweden||Sölvesborg Norje||—[d]|
|12 June 2016||Newport||England||Seaclose Park||—[e]|
|15 June 2016||Brussels||Belgium||Palais 12||—||—|
|17 June 2016||Zürich||Switzerland||Autobahnkreisel||—[f]|
|19 June 2016||Oświęcim||Poland||Stadion Sportowy MOSIR||—[g]|
|21 June 2016||Bucharest||Romania||Piața Constituției||25,000||—|
|23 June 2016||Sofia||Bulgaria||Georgi Asparuhov Stadium||—||—|
|25 June 2016||Padua||Italy||Villa Contarini||—||—|
|Leg 2 — Middle East|
|12 September 2016||Tel Aviv||Israel||Yarkon Park||50,000||—|
|Leg 3 — Asia|
|17 September 2016||Singapore||F1 Marina Bay Street Circuit||—[h]|
|19 September 2016||Taipei||Taiwan||Nangang Exhibition Hall||—||—|
|21 September 2016||Tokyo||Japan||Nippon Budokan||—||—|
|22 September 2016|
|23 September 2016|
|26 September 2016||Shanghai||China||Mercedes-Benz Arena||—||—|
|28 September 2016||Hong Kong||AsiaWorld–Arena||—||—|
|30 September 2016||Bangkok||Thailand||Impact Arena||—||—|
- The 20 May 2016 concert at Parque da Bela Vista in Lisbon, Portugal was part of Rock in Rio Lisboa VII.
- The 25 May 2016 concert at the Linzer Stadion in Linz, Austria was part of the Linz Steel City Festival.
- The 29 May 2016 concert at the Festival Grounds in Jelling, Denmark was part of Jelling Musikfestival.
- The 9 June 2016 concert at Sölvesborg Norje in Sölvesborg, Sweden was part of the Sweden Rock Festival.
- The 12 June 2016 concert at Seaclose Park in Newport, England was part of the Isle of Wight Festival.
- The 17 June 2016 concert at Autobahnkreisel in Zürich, Switzerland was part of Rock the Ring Festival.
- The 19 June 2016 concert at Stadion Sportowy MOSIR in Oświęcim, Poland was part of Life Festival Oświęcim.
- The 17 September 2016 concert at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in Marina Bay, Singapore was part of the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix.
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- Sue Surkes (September 13, 2016). "Spirit of Freddie Mercury hovers as Queen plays Tel Aviv". The Times of Israel.