The Ultimate Queen Celebration
Starring Marc Martel
God Save the Queen, scheduled to perform Friday, February 3 at the F.M. Kirby Center, has cancelled their North American tour.
In a statement, the F.M. Kirby Center said “We are no longer working with God Save The Queen, but we are committed to bringing the songs of Freddie Mercury to the F.M. Kirby Center, so we are contracting The Ultimate Queen Celebration, which is a world-renowned Queen tribute act led by Marc Martel.” The Ultimate Queen Celebration will perform on Saturday, July 1 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets purchased for the original date will be valid and refunds will be available at customer’s point of purchase. Tickets are on sale now and available through the Kirby Center box office, online at www.kirbycenter.org and charge by phone at (570) 826-1100.
Marc Martel has been fronting The Queen Extravaganza since 2012, when he won a vocal contest arranged by original Queen band members Roger Taylor and Brian May. After winning the contest, Marc and the band made their national television debut on American Idol before launching their first tour. Martel's contest entry video has been viewed more than 6 million times on YouTube.
Close your eyes, and you'll swear you're listening to Freddie Mercury.
CONTEST ENTRY VIDEO: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dREKkAk628I
AMERICAN IDOL VIDEO: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bTV1chNHvD4