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Magic Tour

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The Magic Tour was the biggest and last tour by the English rock band Queen with their lead singer Freddie Mercury. The tour started in Sweden on 7 June 1986. It ended in England on 9 August 1986. The next band's tour Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour began about 19 years later, after the death of Freddie Mercury and the retirement of John Deacon. The tour included performances on 26 dates at Europe's stadiums. It was in support of their album A Kind of Magic.

In 1987, Mercury was diagnosed with HIV. The band made the decision together to stop touring. This made the concert at Knebworth on 9 August the last time the four members of Queen would perform onstage together.

Tour dates[change | change source]

Date City Country Venue
June 7 1986 Stockholm Sweden Sweden Råsunda Stadium
June 11 and 12 1986 Leiden Netherlands Netherlands Groenoordhallen
June 14 1986 Paris France France Hippodrome de Vincennes
June 17 1986 Brussels Belgium Belgium Forest National
June 19 1986 Leiden Netherlands Netherlands Groenoordhallen
June 21 1986 Mannheim Germany Germany Maimarktgelände
June 26 1986 Berlin Germany Germany Waldbühne
June 28 and 29 1986 Munich Germany Germany Olympiahalle
July 1 and 2 1986 Zurich Switzerland Switzerland Hallenstadion
July 5 1986 Slane Republic of Ireland Ireland Slane Castle
July 9 1986 Newcastle England England St. James Park
July 11 and 12 1986 London England England Wembley Stadium
July 16 1986 Manchester England England Maine Road
July 19 1986 Koln Germany Germany Müngersdorfer Stadion
July 21 and 22 1986 Vienna Austria Austria Stadthalle
July 24 1986 Warsaw Poland Poland Stadion Dziesięciolecia
July 25 1986 Katowice Poland Poland Spodek
July 27 1986 Budapest Hungary Hungary Népstadion
July 30 1986 Fréjus France France Amphitheatre
August 1 1986 Barcelona Spain Spain Mini Estadi
August 3 1986 Madrid Spain Spain Rayo Vallecano
August 5 1986 Marbella Spain Spain Estadio Municipal
August 9 1986 Stevenage England England Knebworth Park