07.10.1984 - Concert: Queen live at the Super Bowl, Sun City, Bophuthatswana
Artist Queen
Date 07.10.1984
Venue Super Bowl
City Sun City
Country Bophuthatswana
Comment Freddie lost his voice - some sources say it was after Under Pressure (third song!) while others say it was after ~30 minutes. The concert had to be cancelled and the following one (October 9) as well. According to our sources and newspaper articles the October 10 gig DID take place while the October 12 gig was most likely cancelled (yes, it doesn't make much sense but that's what the articles say).
Support band none or unknown
Attendance 6000
Video recording doesn't exist - if you have any footage, please contact me
Bits and pieces Freddie lost his voice after Under Pressure (third song!) and the concert had to be cancelled. Also the following two gigs (October 9 and 10) had to be cancelled.
Story I was there and was devastated at the cancellation. After Somebody To Love (not Under Pressure), Freddie got up from the piano and left the stage. The auditorium went into darkness and after a short while the crowd started sounding the introduction... [read more]
Newspaper article 1
article 2
Line-up Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano, electric guitar),
Brian May (electric guitar, backing vocals, acoustic guitar),
Roger Taylor (drums, backing vocals),
John Deacon (bass guitar, electric guitar),
Spike Edney (keyboards, piano, electric guitar, backing vocals)
Program The Works tour program (Sun City)
Ticket stub Ticket: Concert: Queen live at the Super Bowl, Sun City, Bophuthatswana [07.10.1984]
(the ticket is resized and might look strange - but if you save it to your harddisk, it will look fine :-)
Ticket in my collection? NO - if you have it for sale or trade, please contact me