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South Jackson Civic Center presents Queen tribute
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There is little doubt among the pure rock community that the legendary band Queen and lead performer Freddie Mercury earn high ranks as one of the most powerful and iconic groups in rock history. Queen, the kings of arena rock, performed to packed stadiums around the globe for over two decades.
A tribute group will deliver one performance on June 3 at 7:30 p.m. at South Jackson Civic Center in Tullahoma.
Mercury took showmanship by a rock frontman to a new untapped level and was undisputedly crowned the lord of arena rock. He mesmerized audiences with his charismatic energy and larger-than-life stage persona. Upon his death in 1991, a huge void was left in the rock concert world, which to this day has not yet been matched.
“Queen Nation, a Tribute to Queen,” was formed in 2004. Queen Nations consists of Gregory Finsley on vocals and keyboards as Freddie Mercury, Mike McManus on guitar as Brian May, Pete Burke on drums as Roger Taylor, and Parker Combs as John Deacon. The mission of the show is to carry on the musical torch and pay homage to the golden age of vintage Queen concerts.
Queen Nation’s live 90-minute production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage persona of vintage Queen. Audiences are amazed at the accuracy of Queen Nation’s live retrospective journey through such Queen songs as “We Will Rock You,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Are the Champions,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “You’re My Best Friend,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Under Pressure” and many more.
Tickets are $25 and available at tickets@southjackson.org or by calling 931-455-5321.