She will rock you… Five females stepping into Freddy’s shoes (and shorts, leather jackets and leotards) in a celebration of Glam Rock.
Electrifying performances of Queen’s greatest hits, with a few tracks from Prince and David Bowie thrown in, Killer Queens pays tribute to one of the greatest front-men and queer icon, Freddie Mercury.
Sure, you’ve been rocked by ‘We Are The Champions’, ‘Another One Bites The Dust’,’ Somebody to Love’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ before, but you haven’t heard them sung like this.
Following a sell-out season at Melt Festival 2019, Killer Queens is a combination of prog rock, heavy metal, vaudeville, astonishing vocals, and campy theatrics, five women perform all the classics we know and love in a way you’ve never heard before.
Forget the tragic tribute bands and bastardising impersonations, this is how Queen is meant to be celebrated, remembered, and performed.
“BOMBASTIC, BRILLIANT AND BOLD, THE KILLER QUEENS ARE GUARANTEED TO BLOW YOUR MIND.”
– Brisbane Powerhouse
Music by Queen, Prince and David Bowie
Creative Director–Emily Gilhome
Technical Production–Australian Event Productions
Produced by NiK NaK Productions
Five ferocious females ascend the glam rock throne. Embracing the exaggerated pomp of prog rock and heavy metal, as well as vaudevillian music hall, the KILLER QUEENS return to immerse audiences in the music of Mercury, as well as original infusions from other glam rock royals. An electrifying fusion of jaw-dropping vocals and camp theatrics complete with tight shorts, leather and leotards.
Backed by a dynamic array of rock musicians, the KILLER QUEENS embody one of the greatest queer characters in contemporary culture, featuring exhilarating new arrangements of some of Queen’s biggest hits including ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’, ‘We Are The Champions’, ‘Another One Bites The Dust’, ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’, ‘Somebody to Love’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’; as well as original infusions from other glam rock royals – Bowie and Prince.
Bombastic, brilliant and bold, the KILLER QUEENS are guaranteed to blow your mind.
HOTA Lakeside Room
HOTA, 135 Bundall RoadSurfers Paradise QLD 4217
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