13.04.1985 - Concert: Queen live at the Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand
Artist Queen
Date 13.04.1985
Venue Mount Smart Stadium
City Auckland
Country New Zealand
Support band The Narcs
Attendance 35000
Video recording Professional recording is rumoured to exist in archives of a local TV station.
Bits and pieces Tony Hadley from Spandau Ballet came to see his friend Freddie and they both got drunk like pigs before the Queen concert (even many people in the audience noticed there was something wrong with Freddie that night :-) In addition to that, Tony decided to join Queen for the encore ('Jailhouse Rock') but he confused the lyrics and started singing 'Tutti Frutti' instead.
Story By April in NZ you're well into Autumn, maybe a bit late for an outdoor concert but luckily April 13 was overcast all day without raining. And so it was on this day that Queen played their first and only concert in little ol' NZ to a crowd of 30,000... [read more]
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),
Tony Hadley (vocals in Jailhouse Rock)
Program The Works tour program (Australia)
Ticket stub Ticket: Concert: Queen live at the Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand [13.04.1985]
(the ticket is resized and might look strange - but if you save it to your harddisk, it will look fine :-)
Ticket in my collection? yes
Poster Queen in Auckland on 13.04.1985
Flyers/ads Queen in Auckland on 13.4.1985 or Queen in Auckland on 13.4.1985
Photos Photos supplied by: Mike Tucker, David Austin, www.QueenCuttings.com
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