Queen + Adam Lambert Birmingham 2022: What will setlist be for Utilita Arena & are tickets still available?

The huge gig - which was rescheduled initially due to the Covid-19 pandemic - kicks off this weekend.

One of the biggest gigs to land in the city of Birmingham is almost upon us, as rock legends Queen along with American vocalist Adam Lambert are set to grace the Utilita Arena stage this weekend.

This is as part of ‘The Rhapsody Tour’ which visits a number of the biggest cities and entertainment venues throughout the world, including the UK and across Europe.

Here is everything you need to know about the Birmingham show.

When do Queen + Adam Lambert play in Birmingham?

Queen + Adam Lambert are scheduled to play a gargantuan double header at Birmingham’s Utilita Arena in June.

The shows were initially meant to take place on 14-15 June 2020, as well as 13-15 June 2021.

However, these dates were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, which brought a halt to not just the entertainment and music scene but the whole world.

The official rescheduled dates for this huge show now are Saturday, 11 June and Sunday, 12 June in 2022.

Where else are they playing?

The Rhapsody Tour began in North America and Canada in early 2019, with big shows in cities such as Vancouver, Dallas and New York City.

After visits to other continents of the world such as Asia and Oceania, the tour is set to pay a visit to a number of iconic venues in Europe and the UK.

Starting off in Belfast’s SSE Arena on 27 May, the Europe and UK contingent of the tour will come to a conclusion with a double header at Finland’s Tampere Deck Arena on 24 and 25 July 2022.

Here is the full list of UK and Europe tour dates:

MAY

  • 27-28 - SSE Arena, Belfast
  • 30-31 - AO Arena, Manchester

JUNE

  • 2-3 - OVO Hydro, Glasgow
  • 4 - Buckingham Palace, London
  • 5-9 - O2 Arena, London
  • 11-12 - Utilita Arena, Birmingham
  • 14-21 - O2 Arena, London
  • 24 - Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
  • 26 - Lanxess Arena, Cologne
  • 28 - Hallenstadion, Zurich
  • 29 - Olympiahalle, Munich

JULY

  • 1-2 - Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam
  • 6-7 - WiZink Centre, Madrid
  • 10 - 11 - Unipol Arena, Bologna
  • 13 - AccorHotels Arena, Paris
  • 15 - Sportpaleis, Antwerp
  • 17-18 - Royal Arena, Copenhagen
  • 20 - Avicii Arena, Stockholm
  • 21 - Telenor Arena, Oslo
  • 24-25 - Tampere Deck Arena, Tampere

Can I still get tickets to the Birmingham shows?

According to the gigs’ ticketing partner The Ticket Factory, tickets are completely sold out for both Queen + Adam Lambert shows at Birmingham’s Utilita Arena in June.

Whilst on other ticket selling platforms such as Ticketmaster, there are no tickets available on general sale.

Tickets were priced from £52.25 for the Birmingham gig.

If you are still desperate to attend the gig, you can visit ticket exchange websites such as Twickets and Viagogo.

At the time of publication, you can purchase two tickets on resale at Twickets for £155.00 per person for the first show on Saturday, 11 June.

Whilst for the Sunday, 12 June gig, you can buy individual tickets on resale from £157.75 per person.

Whilst on Viagogo, tickets are available on resale from around £131 per ticket, please visit the event page for further details and to purchase your place at the gig.

What is the setlist?

Legendary rock band Queen have some iconic songs that are almost guaranteed to be played alongside Adam Lambert in Birmingham this weekend, with classics such as ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘We Are The Champions’ and many more.

Even though the setlist for the Birmingham show has not been made official ahead of time, looking at the setlist of previous shows in the tour will give you a good indicator of what to expect once your in the crowd at the Utilita Arena at one of the shows this weekend.

According to Setlist.fm, this is the setlist that Queen + Adam Lambert followed during their show at London’s O2 Arena on 8 June 2022:

  • Innuendo (orchestral version)
  • Now I’m Here
  • Tear It Up
  • Seven Seas of Rhys
  • Hammer to Fall
  • Somebody to Love
  • Killer Queen
  • Don’t Stop Me Now
  • In the Lap of the Gods... Revisited
  • I’m in Love With My Car
  • Bicycle Race
  • Fat Bottomed Girls
  • Another One Bites the Dust
  • I Want It All
  • Love of My Life
  • ‘39
  • These Are the Days of Our Lives
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Under Pressure
  • A Kind of Magic
  • I Want to Break Free
  • Play Video
  • You Take My Breath Away
  • Who Wants to Live Forever
  • Guitar Solo
  • Tie Your Mother Down
  • The Show Must Go On
  • Radio Ga Ga
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Ay‐Oh
  • We Will Rock You
  • We Are the Champion
  • God Save the Queen