When did the Queen tour South Africa?

Royal Tour of South Africa, 1947.

Did Queen ever tour South Africa?

The Works Tour was a concert tour by the British rock band Queen. During the tour, Queen participated in the Rock in Rio festival in 1985; the concert was released on VHS.

Tour dates.

Date 12 October 1984
City Sun City
Country Bophuthatswana (South Africa)
Venue Sun City Super Bowl

Did the Queen tour in 1980?

The Game Tour was a concert tour by the British rock band Queen to support their successful 1980 album The Game.

The Game Tour.

Start date 30 June 1980
End date 25 November 1981
Legs 6
No. of shows 49 in North America 17 in Europe 5 in Asia 10 in South America 81 in Total
Queen concert chronology

Did the Queen tour in 1979?

The tour was memorable for the spectacle created by the band. As James Henke of Rolling Stone said about the band’s Halloween 1978 concert in New Orleans: “…

Jazz Tour.

Start date 28 October 1978
End date 6 May 1979
Legs 3
No. of shows 35 in North America 29 in Europe 15 in Asia 79 in total
Queen concert chronology
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Did the Queen tour in 1976?

It spanned 1975 and 1976, and covered the UK, the US, Japan, and Australia.

A Night at the Opera Tour.

Start date 14 November 1975
End date 22 April 1976
Legs 4
No. of shows 26 in Europe 33 in North America 11 in Asia 8 in Australia 78 total
Queen concert chronology

Did the Byrds tour South Africa?

In July 1968 the Byrds were due to tour in South Africa. The group then consisted of Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons and Kevin Kelley. … It was generally accepted that he found South Africa’s apartheid policies too objectionable (despite growing up in the American South).

Why did Queen perform in South Africa?

All this came into sharper focus just recently when I read that Brian May, Roger Taylor and the sometime Free vocalist Paul Rodgers are to travel to South Africa in March to play a Nelson Mandela tribute concert. Performing as Queen, they will headline a show aimed at raising money to tackle Aids in sub-Saharan Africa.

What was the largest crowd Queen played to?

Overall Queen played to approximately 700,000 people in the space of just 13 concerts with the show at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil setting the world record for the biggest paying audience at 250,000 people.

What’s the largest paying audience in history?

10 of the biggest gigs in history

  • The Rolling Stones in Hyde Park, 1969: 500,000. …
  • Isle Of Wight Festival, 1970: 700,000. …
  • Live 8 – Philadelphia, 2005: 1 million. …
  • The Rolling Stones, Copacabana Beach, 2006 – 1.5 million. …
  • Monsters Of Rock, Moscow, 1991: 1.6 million. …
  • Jean Michel Jarre, Moscow, 1997: 3.5 million.
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Where did Queen tour in 1979?

In November 1979 the group played their first United Kingdom concerts in eighteen months but instead of playing consecutive shows at large indoor venues as they did on their last UK tour (two at Bingley Hall in Stafford and three at Wembley Arena in London), this time the group played at mostly small British venues.

Where did Queen tour in 1977?

Tour dates

Date City Venue
12 November 1977 Boston Boston Garden
13 November 1977 Springfield Springfield Civic Center
15 November 1977 Providence Providence Civic Center
16 November 1977 New Haven New Haven Coliseum
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