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We are launching our new E-Shop

At our concerts we often saw you, our fans, with handmade T-shirts. This inspired us to create our unique merchandise and, together with it, the brand by Queenie.

We could make another boring merch line with the band's logo on the chest printed over the cheapest textile on the market. But we said NO! Our goal was to create a distinctive design for clothes that you would be able to put on not only for a concert, thus supporting its great atmosphere, but also as a stylish piece for everyday wear.

This is reflected in the first edition, for which we have created a unique and original design based on the iconic colors: yellow and white.

All T-shirts are made of 100% organic cotton of the Stanley/Stella brand in fair wear workshops (cloth bags are made of 80% recycled cotton and 20% recycled polyester). Everything is screen-printed by hand thanks to raster graphics, and the multi-colored motifs can also create an optical illusion, for example when viewed through a mobile phone camera.

We have decorated our T-shirts, tank tops and cloth bags with the letter „Q“ labels woven with a golden glittering thread. Moreover, none of the merch is packed in plastic bags – we use paper boxes for sale. Our new logo is also included.

Together with the merch, we have also created a beautiful eye-catching stand, which you will find at Queenie‘s con­certs and at which you will be able to buy clothes and other accessories.

By the way, have you tasted our beer yet?

Everything is available at the new E-Shop: shop.queenie.cz

Queen Relived will not take place in September nor in December

In exactly 8 days, the world premiere of the mega show Queen Relived by Queenie of the band Queenie led by Michael Kluch was supposed to take place at O2 Arena in Prague. Up until now, despite the complicated limitations related to the coronavirus, things looked very promising. But after all, the producer, organizing team and representatives of the arena were forced to cancel these shows in both September and December! We have agreed with O2 Arena that the new dates for all three concerts will be set in exactly one year from today, namely on September 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2021.)

In the past weeks, we have had numerous and very demanding meetings with the representatives of O2 Arena, the Chief Hygienist of the Czech Republic and the Prime Minister. After the presentation of detailed safety measures, everyone was willing to allow this absolutely unique show, which had already had to be rescheduled from spring, to happen this time. Thanks to the fact that the arena offers spacious premises, many entrances and separated sectors, 44-meter high ceilings and air conditioning system with the option of use without the internal circuit, we were able to propose a really safe way of organizing our performances.

The approved security measures regarding separation of the audience into sectors for up to 400 people, providing proper entrances and separating them from the staff allowed us to achieve the required attendance. But unlike at other events, there can be no standing audience during a music production. „We have 5000 people with standing-room tickets in two days and we do not want to disappoint them. We would have to arrange seats right in the floor area for 3000 of them, move some into different seated sections and send the rest home, and we really cannot do that. It would not be ethical, and neither would be seating the audience in the first rows in front of the 2-meter high stage, not to mention that a large part of our show would take place on the bridges in the center of the hall – that is, behind them. Even the compromise suggestion of dividing the standing audience into six separate groups, with a separate entrance into the hall and to the respective area for each group, did not pass. We really can't accept the option without the standing part of the audience. As even after Tuesday's meeting of the Security Council nor after the the Prime Minister’s in­tercession we were not allowed to have at least part of the audience in the standing section, we, together with the O2 Arena representatives, have decided to postpone the concerts to the aforementioned new dates,“ explains Michael Kluch, the frontman of Queenie.

Holders of tickets for May 15th, 2020 (September 11th, 2020) will enjoy the premiere of the show on September 3rd, 2021, holders of tickets for May 16th, 2020 (September 12th, 2020) will see the concert on September 4th, 2021 and holders of tickets for December 21st, 2020 will come to the show on September 5th, 2021.

We kindly ask the audience to understand the situation, which we are not to blame for, and to remain tolerant. All other detailed information will be published on FB, IG and the website www.queenie.cz, as well as on the website of O2 Arena. Thank you for your patience and support, which we greatly appreciate, and thank you also for all the positive feedback. It means a lot to us,“ add the frontman Michael Kluch and the band Queenie, producer Martin Zoubek, and the team of O2 Arena.

Amazing news: a World Tour offer!

During the „floating“ press conference on the Vltava river aboard the Bohemia Rhapsody boat provided by Prague Boats, the band QUEENIE announced, among other things, the amazing news: as the first Czech band ever, they have received a prestigious offer to make a World Tour in large concert halls in 2022.

The show Queen Relived by Queenie had been prepared for a world tour since the beginning. Already during the creation stage, the production & organization team offered this show to the world's largest promoters and invited them to the concert at O2 Arena.

"We are already in touch with some seriously interested parties who would like to see the show first, but a promoter from South Korea decided not to wait and proposed the purchase of 12 to 16 performances in 2022, with continuation of the series of concerts in the coming years. After several months of negotiations, last week we signed a contract with this promoter!

Currently, we know that the concerts will take place in large halls in South Korea with regional overlap and will have the format of major international stars‘ shows. Thus they will be consistent with the concept which we will present at the premiere at O2 Arena in Prague. The dates and exact locations will be confirmed later. Due to the impact of the coronavirus crisis, the promoter in South Korea does not yet know whether it will be possible to start the tour already in spring or in autumn 2022. Meanwhile, negotiations with interested prominent promoters from Europe and other regions are underway too,“ shared the executive producer of the project Martin Zoubek.

"We are very much looking forward to enjoying the show at O2 Arena with our fans, as despite being constantly involved in all the preparations, even we still can't fully imagine what the audience will experience there in September and December. It will be a unique show with an incredible stage, a huge screen and the light, audiovisual and pyrotechnic effects of the Hollywood format,“ says the frontman of the band QUEENIE Michael Kluch happily.

The first two concerts (rescheduled for September) were sold out within a quarter of a year and, as stated by O2 Arena, QUEENIE is the first Czech performer to sell them out to the very last available ticket.

The scene itself amazes even with the numbers alone. The dimensions of the stage are: 21 meters in height, 55 meters in length and 33 meters at its widest point. The equipment and pre-made parts of the stage and decorations will be transported by 28 trucks. During the first time, it will take over 40 hours to build the platform, but at the following concerts everything should be put together in less than a day. The author of the whole construction is the show designer Martin Hruška, who is one of the twenty most sought-after show designers in the world. The light effects of the entire spectacular show are responsibility of the light designer Lukáš Patzenhauer, who is already now with Queenie on their summer tour.

The author of the band's costumes for this project is the famous costume designer Roman Šolc.

More than twenty people and about ten different suppliers with hundreds of employees work together to prepare and create the show. The installation and uninstallation of the stage alone and work during the concerts will involve more than 300 other people of various professions.

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We have brewed the beer "by Queenie"

It had never occurred to us that one day we would present this drink, which has a particularly rich tradition in our latitudes, under our own brand.

The idea of brewing Queenie beer was born back in 2016 in the mind of the owner of the Panaczech brewery, Mr. Ondřej Vrkoč, when he attended the band's concert at the Krkonoše Beer Festival in Vrchlabí.

„How about we take our and English malts, hops and yeasts, choose the best of what both our countries offer and create a perfect symbiosis for a unique taste experience?“

Oh, good old England. We have been looking at its distant shores for centuries, and yet we hardly realize how much we actually have in common. We laugh at quite similar things, we make fun of religion, we are close in our music tastes and culture in general, and especially: both our nations are, quite unsurprisingly, considered beer-loving nations. Could that perhaps be an example of the imaginary communicating vessels?

The idea of uniting what makes our beer good with what our fellow beer enthusiasts on the other side of the channel enjoy has matured over several years. During this time, the vision of the recipe has been becoming increasingly clear. The core part, based on the English types of beer, would be enriched with the Czech tradition of beer brewing and the heart of the music itself, to make it feel as if the legendary rhythms which pulsated across the world stadiums were bubbling on the tongue.

Based on discussions with the band, the head brewmaster of the Panaczech brewery, Mr. David Nedoma, created the recipe for Queenie beer, which includes factors from both England and the Czech Republic so as to perfectly capture, figuratively saying, the flavour scene of the English legend's music as performed by our Czech band.

The result thereof is our ten-degree beer with Pilsner yeast, Žatec hops, English malts and a royal golden color.

In short, good old England spiced up with good old Czechia!

Now also available at our E-Shop.

Cheers!

The summer tour will be!

After the unplanned „holidays“ we are going back to the stages and we will definitely not be modest. We are already preparing several of our own concerts in July and in August we will meet you on a planned open air tour „Under the open sky“.

This spring was complicated due to the emergency situation, but life is returning to normal and also we are going back to the stages.

Right from the 5th of July we will perform in Turnov, on the 15th of July we will start a successful tour from the last year „Under the open sky“, symbolically on the last venue of the last year's tour in Jindřichův Hradec.

On the 17th of July, we will meet you at the Prague Exhibition Grounds in the beautiful Lucerna Music Bar Open Air complex, where we plan to try some songs planned for the QUEEN RELIVED concerts at the O2 arena. Come test them with us, we are interested in your feedback! :-)

On tje 20th of July we will perform in Český Krumlov and on the 31st of July in Mikulov will start the month on the tour „Under the open sky“.

In this year's tour, in addition to music, we will also bring you our „The Miracle stage“, the stage with scenery inspired by the clip The Miracle of the band Queen. It will be the first time that we will present this unique stage to a wider audience outside Brno, where we exclusively showed it in the SONO music club.

For more information about the concerts, the admission, etc., please visit the Concerts. section of our website.

We are looking forward to you!

Queenie reveal their new logo

As the new show QUEEN RELIVED is getting ready to take place at O2 arena, we are also presenting the new Queenie band‘s logo.

We approached one of the best graphic designers in the Czech Republic, Marek Motalík (marekmotalik­.com), with the request to create us a unique logo that the fans could associate with our band.

In order for our logo to have the proper „royal“ spirit, we were looking for references which would be characteristic of our country and which would travel the world with us. We had a lot of ideas and it took us a while to put everything together according to our visions.

We set ourselves the task of bringing together the history of the Czech lands, local myths, culture and national symbols. That‘s why our logo features i.a. the legendary bird Noh (Roc) in reference to Alois Jirásek and in particular to the legend of Bruncvík, the double-tailed Czech lion, linden leaves and angels typical of the Czech Baroque. However, it does not lack the Red Special or the legendary mic „stick“ either.

We are thrilled about the logo, Marek Motalík is a genius! We hope you will be as happy about it as we are.

Queen Relived postponed from May to September

Statement by the Queen Relived 2020 organizers on postponement of the concerts with regard to the government regulation:

Unfortunately, in view of the government's de­cision prohibiting all events until further notice, our concerts cannot happen on the original scheduled dates of May 15 and 16, 2020. Moreover, our foreign suppliers cannot deliver their technologies for the rehearsals, without which the show cannot be prepared now. The decision to change the dates of our concerts is therefore the only possible solution. Queen Relived 2020 by Queenie will take place on September 11 and 12, 2020. All previously purchased tickets remain valid for the new dates and do not need to be replaced – the tickets for Friday, May 15, 2020, will now be valid for Friday, September 11, 2020, and the tickets for Saturday, May 16, 2020, will apply for Saturday, September 12, 2020, respectively. The date of our concert on December 21, 2020 remains unchanged.

We are all upset and sorry about these complications, but we still hope that you will support us and we will enjoy the concerts all together. The Queen Relived team

The third QUEEN RELIVED concert will take place in December!

Dear fans,

we are very happy that we have one very fresh news for you. It is incredible how much interest in our show is! Both May dates of our concerts in O2 arena Prague are hopelessly sold out, so we decided to add a third term!

The first appropriate date is in December, so we will repeat QUEEN RELIVED by Queenie on December 21, 2020, again in one of the largest European arenas – O2 arena.

Tickets will be available from March 3 at 10am in Ticketmaster and Ticketportal. Come with us to experience the time in which Freddie Mercury captivated the whole world from the concert stages. We really appreciate your interest and we are looking forward to everyone! Thank you!

Partnery akce:

O2 arena
TicketPortal CZ
Ticketmaster
Frekvence 1

Tickets:

http://bit.ly/QueenRelived
http://bit.ly/…Ticketmaster

www.queenrelived.eu
www.O2arena.cz
www.queenie.cz

May and Taylor signed a certificate for Queenie

This May, Queenie had a great honor to accept Leoš Mareš‘s invitation to play on the stage of O2 Arena as his guests. At each of the three sold out mega concerts Queenie made a performance mapping the legendary charity show by Queen at Live AID in Wembley in 1985.

We got a great opportunity to try a super big stage. This was very useful for us, for at that time we had already had our own concerts at O2 Arena in preparation. It was a big commitment, Leoš is awesome and we couldn't afford doing something wrong,” says the band unanimously. “Since Live AID was a charity concert, we decided to donate the fee to the Mercury Phoenix Trust. It was founded after Mercury's death by the remaining Queen members and helps to fight HIV/AIDS worldwide,” adds the frontman Michael Kluch.

However, a big surprise came in December, when the band received a certificate of their donation signed by Brian May and Roger Taylor. “It made us very happy! We did not expect this at all, we were not even aware that any such certificates were ever granted. We support Freddie for a Day every year, and this time, since we were playing Live AID, there was no doubt about maintaining the charitable nature of the show. We just sent a few crowns and didn't think about it any further.”

Radio Ga Ga from the performance at Leoš Mareš‘s show:

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We are adding the second concert at O2 Arena – May 16, 2020!

That's right! You yourselves have convinced us that all of you cannot fit into just one hall, so we have added the second show the day after the first one.

On Saturday, May 16, 2020, there will be the second QUEEN RELIVED by Queenie concert, which will bring you back to the days when Freddie Mercury captivated the whole world from the concert stages.

The music of the famous Queen with their legendary frontman will return on stage through the successful band QUEENIE, which is considered one of the best tribute bands in the world. Live and in original tunes, they will play their precise show in the second biggest concert hall in Europe.

In cooperation with the show & stage designer Martin Hruška, who has worked on projects for e.g. Leoš Mareš, Marpo, Lucie and even Madonna, the music of Queen will come to life again on the pompous stage worthy of Freddie Mercury himself. Do not miss the QUEEN RELIVED world tour premiere and experience the atmosphere of a concert of the biggest band of the Eighties.

Tickets are available on the Ticketportal and Ticketmaster network in the price range from 990 CZK to 1890 CZK.

Partners of the event:

O2 arena
TicketPortal CZ
Ticketmaster
Frekvence 1

Tickets:

http://bit.ly/QueenRelived
http://bit.ly/…Ticketmaster
www.queenrelived.eu
www.O2arena.cz
www.queenie.cz