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Tour itineraries were written by the management (probably by Gerry Stickells) before each tour. Then they were given to members of the crew and probably to Queen members too. Each itinerary included a very detailed description of the tour - flight departures, exact addresses of the hotels and concert venues, which company provides limousines, at what time does the band have soundcheck or lunch, how to get backstage from the stage etc. etc. Some versions of itineraries were also printed for "office use", perhaps also for families of Queen members or familes of roadies etc.

Only 20-25 itineraries were probably printed for each tour so I'm very lucky to have got many of them from several roadies. Here are scans and brief descriptions of some of them.

Sheer Heart Attack tour (USA 1975)
Sheer Heart Attack tour USA 1975 - cover
From 1.2.1975 (New York, arrival) to 6.4.1975 (Seattle).

12 pages.

Covers the whole American Sheer Heart Attack tour. There are actually two itineraries: one has 8 pages (was probably issued before the tour) while the second part (4 pages) approx. half of the dates compared to the first itinerary but there are some minor differences so I guess it was printed during the tour.

A Night At The Opera (Japan and Australia 1976)
A Night At The Opera tour Australia and Japan 1976 - cover
From 17.3.1976 (flight to Japan) to 24.4.1976 (travelling home).

12 pages.

Covers the whole Japanese and Australian A Night At The Opera tour.
A Night At The Opera tour Australia and Japan 1976 - inside

A Night At The Opera (Australia 1976)
A Night At The Opera tour Australia 1976 - cover
From 7.4.1976 (arrival to Perth) to 24.4.1976 (travelling home).

9 pages.

All Australian Queen concerts on this tour began at 9 pm.
A Night At The Opera tour Australia 1976 - inside

A Day At The Races tour (USA 1977) - part 1
A Day At The Races tour USA 1977 - cover
From 12.1.1977 (Milwaukee, rehearsal) to 11.2.1977 (Philadelphia).

40 pages.

The rest to be confirmed in Miami on 19.2.1977 (it's quite obvious the tour wasn't in final shape at the date of printing so they issued a second tour itinerary later during the actual tour).
A Day At The Races tour USA 1977 - inside

A Day At The Races tour (USA 1977) - part 2
A Day At The Races tour USA 1977 - cover
From 20.2.1977 (Lakeland) to 19.3.1977 (returning home).

31 pages.

A Day At The Races tour USA 1977 - inside

A Day At The Races tour (Europe 1977)
A Day At The Races tour Europe 1977 - cover
From 6.5.1977 (leaving for Sweden) to 7.6.1977 (Earls Court, London).

32 pages.

Details about the famous Earls Court concert weren't known yet at that time.
A Day At The Races tour Europe 1977 - inside

News Of The World tour (USA 1977)
News Of The World tour USA 1977 - cover
From 11.11.1977 (Portland) to 22.12.1977 (Inglewood).

50 pages.

Special requirements from the band? 400 pounds of dry ice!
News Of The World tour USA 1977 - inside

News Of The World tour (Europe 1978)
News Of The World tour Europe 1978 - cover
From 11.4.1978 (arrival to Stockholm) to 13.5.1978 (Wembley Arena, London).

40 pages.

Sometimes includes description of what Freddie wore or how the show was. 16.4.1978: troubles with Brian, 24.4.1978: fabulous show etc.
News Of The World tour Europe 1978 - inside

Jazz tour (USA 1978)
Jazz tour USA 1978 - cover
From 28.10.1978 (Dallas) to 20.12.1978 (Inglewood).

Over 60 pages.

First page: "Gerry Stickells would like to apologize to the road crew. At this time it doesn't appear he can travel on the bus. He knows he will be missed, but chins up lads."
Jazz tour USA 1978 - inside

Live Killers tour (Europe 1979)
Live Killers tour Europe 1979 - cover
From 14.1.1979 (Hamburg, rehearsal) to 1.3.1979 (Paris).

Almost 60 pages.

Gerry was making fun of the socialist government in Yugoslavia: "For all our Socialist Brothers in the crew, welcome to the land of milk and honey...", "This is a local airline, there are no first class seats available, comrades" or "All members of the crew who wish to apply for immigration, this is your last chance".
Live Killers tour Europe 1979 - inside

Live Killers tour (Japan 1979)
Live Killers tour Japan 1979 - cover
From 13.4.1979 (Tokyo) to 6.5.1979 (Sapporo).

21 pages.
Live Killers tour Japan 1979 - inside

The Game tour (USA 1980)
The Game tour USA 1980 - cover
From 27.6.1980 (rehearsals in Vancouver) to 22.9.1980 (returning home).

77 pages.
The Game tour USA 1980 - inside

Hot Space tour (Europe 1982)
Hot Space tour Europe 1982 - cover
From 9.4.1982 (Gothenburg) to 5.6.1982 (London, later Milton Keynes).

Over 60 pages.

Some of the venues were later changed. The originally planned gig in Manchester (29.5.1982) was cancelled because of lack of portable toilets and Queen played in Leeds instead. Also the famous Milton Keynes gig on 5.6.1982 wasn't originally planned, Queen were scheduled to play in London (Arsenal) that day.
Hot Space tour Europe 1982 - inside

Hot Space tour (North America 1982)
Hot Space tour North America 1982 - cover
Issued one week before the actual tour. 70 pages.
Hot Space tour North America 1982 - inside

Hot Space tour (Japan 1982)
Hot Space tour Japan 1982 - cover
Issued one week before the actual tour. 36 pages in three separate parts.
Hot Space tour Japan 1982 - inside

Magic tour (Europe 1986)
Magic tour 1986 - cover
From 2.6.1986 (rehearsals) to 9.8.1986 (Knebworth Park).

89 pages.
Magic tour 1986 - inside

Brian May Band - BTTL tour (North America 1993)
Back To The Light tour 1993 - cover
February - April 1993 (BTTL tour in USA and Canada).

Many pages :-) A5 format.

Back To The Light tour 1993 - inside

Brian May Band - Another World tour (1998)
Another World tour 1998 - cover
From 12.9.1998 (Chicago) to 3.11.1998 (Glasgow).

63 pages.

Another World tour 1998 - inside
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