27.01.1974 - Concert: Queen live at the private farm, Sunbury, Australia
Artist Queen
Date 27.01.1974
Venue private farm
City Sunbury
Country Australia
Comment It is usually stated that the concert took place on February 2, 1974 - but why? The festival was held from January 25 to January 28! It seems that January 27 is the correct date (although some sources say Queen played on Saturday which would suggest January 26).
Support band none or unknown
Video recording Professional recording is rumoured to exist in archives of a local TV station.
Story Sunbury was a three day outdoor rock festival of the Woodstock kind, held near Melbourne at the height of a stinking hot Australian summer. Alcohol was being served for the first time at such an event and the mood was variously happy, ugly, violent... [read more]
Line-up Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano, tambourine),
Brian May (electric guitar, backing vocals),
Roger Taylor (drums, backing vocals),
John Deacon (bass guitar)
Poster Queen in Sunbury on 27.01.1974
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