Queen + Adam Lambert Plot U.S. Summer Tour

Queen + Adam Lambert announced a 25-city U.S. tour for this summer. Miquel Llop/NurPhoto/Getty

Queen + Adam Lambert announced an expansive summer tour that will launch June 23rd at Phoenix’s Gila River Arena and take the group across the country through August 5th.

Tickets for the 25-city tour will go on sale Friday, February 3rd at 10 am local time via Live Nation, though nembers of Queen and Adam Lambert’s fan clubs can buy tickets beginning Tuesday, January 31st at 10 am.

Queen and Lambert wrapped their most recent trek last September, a 15-date jaunt that included shows throughout Europe and Asia.

The Queen/Lambert collaboration began in 2009 with a performance on the eighth season of American Idol, when guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor teamed up with Lambert, then a contestant on the singing competition. The trio subsequently performed together at the MTV Europe Awards in Belfast in 2011, followed by a joint concert with Elton John the next year in Kiev.

After a mini-tour in 2012 and a headlining performance at Las Vegas’ iHeartRadio Music Festival the following year, the revamped Queen launched a series of full-scale tours over the next three years. Since 2011, the band has been supported…