22 Jun 2021
The music of rock legends Queen is to be celebrated like never before as West End leading lady Kerry Ellis joins Scandinavian tribute Queen Machine for a UK tour, coming to York Barbican on 25 Sep 2022.
The all-new tour will see Queen’s greatest hits performed by leading European tribute band Queen Machine accompanied by the London Symphonic Rock Orchestra, creating an unforgettable night of rock anthems.
Making their UK touring debut, Queen Machine are the go-to tribute band for the Official International Queen Fan Club and are one of the most popular bands in their native Denmark and neighbouring Scandinavian countries where they repeatedly sell-out shows.
Joining them will be the UK’s leading lady of musical theatre Kerry Ellis, who originated the role of Meat, in Queen musical, 'We Will Rock You'.
Since then, she’s forged a long-standing musical relationship and friendship with Queen guitarist Brian May, who describes the stage star as having “Britain’s most beautiful voice”. He produced her debut album Anthems, and they jointly released the follow-up Golden Days in 2017, as well as extensively touring the UK and Europe together.
Conducting the tour will be Matthew Freeman, a platinum and gold disc award-winning conductor and arranger. He originally reworked the music of Queen for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in 2011 and conducted their Symphonic Queen concerts at the Royal Albert Hall in 2011 and 2014. The Symphonic Queen album was released in 2016.
The Official International Queen Fan Club hails Queen Machine as: “Quite simply one of THE best Queen Tribute bands we have ever had at any of our events – don’t miss them.”
Click here to get your tickets for Queen Machine on Sep 2022