Ian Adams as Freddie Mercury - Freddie Mercury Tribute Act | North of England(1 Review)
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A full packed energetic show with all Queen & Freddie Mercury's greatest hits!
Formats are 2x45 minutes sets or a straight one hour set with encores.
The show comes with a state of the art sound system, full lighting with effects, plus professional pull up banners & professional costume changes to make for a fantastic authentic tribute show!
Ian as well as his solo career is also Freddie to the international & critically acclaimed QEII - THE VERY BEST OF QUEEN - The UK's Premier Queen Tribute Band.
They are acknowledged & supported by Queen's official fans club.
I want to break free
Seven Seas of Rhye
Its a kind of magic
Somebody to love
Another one bites the dust
The great pretender
Living on my own
You're my best friend
Tie your mother down
Crazy little thing called love
Don't stop me now
Fat bottomed girls
Radio Ga Ga
Those were the days of our live
Hammer to fall
We will rock you
We are the champions
God save the Queen- National Anthem
Show must go on
Love of my life
I want it all
Play the game
Friend will be friends
Who wants to live foreve ... r...
Ian has always had a love for QUEEN & Freddie Mercury's music & a huge fan at heart. It couldn't help go unnoticed that when performing some QUEEN songs with bands, they always stood out in the shows & were well received the most by audiences.
So in light of this, Ian in 2014 conceived the idea & decided to embark on his journey to become a Tribute to Freddie Mercury. This decision was not taken lightly & he knew this was not an easy task in which to take on!
To attempt to emulate the persona, stage presence & charisma of a true legend as Freddie ... was, it was a indeed a huge task. However a wonderful challenge & journey began. No expense was spared on the best specially made replica outfits, to provide the most authentic look of Freddie possible!
For 12 months Ian spent studying Freddie's mannerism, stage presence, facial expressions & his whole complete stage persona. Although Ian had the vocal range to sing pretty much most of QUEENS classic hits in the original keys. He now had to alter his vocals to add the Freddie phrasing & tone.
This also to be as authentic as possible, added the lovely well spoken English Freddie accent, which was not easy for Lancashire lad! However this was added to the Ian as Freddie Mercury show. So with a lot of work to be done, Ian locked himself behind closed doors 12 months rehearsing hard to put together an authentic Tribute to Freddie as possible. In 2015 the full tribute show was introduced to the public to a fantastic reception!
Now the show as grown & gone from strength to strength...
Ian has travelled nationwide taking his solo Freddie Mercury tribute show to greatly received audiences, from functions to restaurants, to hotel's, theatres, festivals, bars & holiday parks.. This recognising and establishing Ian a the UK's Premier Tribute to Freddie Mercury.
In 2016 Ian won the role of Freddie, up against several other professional established UK Freddie Mercury Tribute artists who auditioned, to join the original, internationally & critically acclaimed QEII - The very best of QUEEN - The UK's premier QUEEN Tribute band.
In 2017 Ian & with QEII headlined several big festivals all over the UK including performing to 11 thousand people inside of 3 weeks.
Ian in September 2017 was also booked to perform solo for a prestigious & special gig in London, at the world famous Dorchester hotel. This was for a celebrity children's hospital charity event.
This included supporting Tony Hadley from Spandau Ballet with his live band. In the audience was Simon Cowell, Cliff Richard, Dame Joan Collins, Louis Walsh, Gloria Hunniford & introduced to the stage by the radio one legendary DJ Mike Read. Ian as Freddie Mercury had truly arrived on the biggest stage.
In 2018 Ian & QEII - The very best of QUEEN we’re invited back due to popular demand to perform the summer season at Blackpool Pleasure Beach from June till October 2018. This along with his many UK tour dates including Festivals & theatre's.
Also Ian has gone international with shows booked in UAE & Spain with his solo shows & with his full QUEEN Tribute Band - The Freddie & Queen Experience.
Ian just loves sharing his love & passion for QUEEN & Freddie Mercury's music with the fans!
Reviews (1 Review)
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Ian Adams As Freddie Mercury
5*REVIEW ON ENTERTAINERS WORLDWIDE WEBSITE
HELEN POSTLE - Hotel guest at The Grand Hotel Scarborough.
Saw Ian on Friday 26th January 2018 at the Grange Hotel Scarborough and I was dubious at first having seen the real Freddie Mercury at Knebworth in 1986, but I have to admit that this guy puts his heart & soul into his act he interacts very well with the audience and vocally he is really good thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and the audience loved him, would definitely go see him again well recommended. ...
RACHEL HILLIER MORRIS - Booker for HEWISHSTOCK FESTIVAL - SOMERSET AUGUST 2018
Hi Ian, wanted to send you a thank you, firstly for the great performance and secondly for the professionalism in helping us carry on, it was really appreciated. The crowd were really impressed and they are still taking about you on social media! Thanks again, Tim & Rachel
LEE KNELL - Booker for HAVERING FESTIVAL - ESSEX JULY 2018
Ian you smashed it. Pretty much every song you had the crowd looking like england had scored a world cup goal! Loved every minute of it mate and it was a pleasure to have you involved
TREVOR DUNN GREENWAY - The booker - YE OLDE TOLL HOUSE - WILLENHALL
Ian sorry for delay but like to thank you for such a great evening at toll house Friday night. Look forward to working with you in near future. Keep up the good work ????????
CHRIS CLOWES - ELLESMERE PORT
Hi, just want to say a massive thanks to the Freddie Mercury Tribute performed by Ian Adams at my daughter & son in law's reception party. Everyone loved his show and was up dancing as soon as he came on and had a brilliant time. Ian made a great party a fantastic party with his performance and i would recommend him to anyone looking to book this act. My daughter was in tears he was that good. Many thanks Chris Clowes. Wedding Event in Ellesmere Port.
JACQUELINE JEFFREY - SUFFOLK
I would recommend Ian Adams as a Freddie Mercury Tribute. We hired him for a private function and was very professional and an excellent tribute. It made our night very special thank you.
CAROLINE COKER - KENT
Hi Ian, I wanted to thank you for making last night such a fantastic evening, we've received many great messages from our guests and they had such a good time. Thanks again, Caroline
THE ORIENTAL ASIAN RESTAURANT - ESSEX
Thank you once again for a fab night.
SARAH SIMMONDS - COLCHESTER
Fantastic night thanks xxx
TONY-RICH ROSE-URQUHART - ESSEX
Went to the Freddie Mercury Tribute was absolutely amazing we had a fabulous time.
GEMMA EAST - COLCHESTER
You were AWESOME!!!! Me and my dad were right at the front rocking and dancing to the whole of your set!!! You put on an amazing show
JANET - BRIDLINGTON
You were amazing everyone loved you!
VERONICA CULLEN - BURNLEY
Thankyou Ian, you was fantastic, Bev loved it. From all her girls, we thought you was wonderful
JADE THOMAS - HEREFORD
Just want to say a very big thank you for last night as I didn't get to see you off had to oversee the night club! Everyone is still talking about you today and what a good night they had! Some very good feedback indeed!, hope you got home safely! And once again thank you very much, for your amazing performance,
From all at the parkway bar, Jade x
JULIE FRAYLING FALLOWS - BURNLEY
He's amazing ❤
SUSAN ELLIS - Booked Ian for her wedding 5th May 2017 in Kent.
Thank you for entertaining the family last night! Brilliant! ️
SUE BRACEWELL - GALTRES CENTRE - THEATRE - Booked Ian with QEII - The very best of QUEEN 24th March 2018
I just wanted to say big thank you to you and your fellow musicians for a most fantastic evening on Saturday. The comments from the audience as they left were very complimentary, everyone had an amazing evening. Please do pass on our thanks to the rest of the team.
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