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Freddie Mercury - Johnny Will (Vocals & Keys)

Johnny is one of the most authentic Freddies that you will ever see, in his vocal range and strength combined with his energy and incredible stage presence. As well as an accomplished singer, Johnny is also a multi-instrumentalist who plays piano, guitar, bass and drums and unlike some Queen Tributes plays all the Freddie piano parts live. Johnny has been in the music scene from a very early age, taking up the guitar at 8 years of age and performing in his first show at 12. Previous bands include Tears function band, Dave Bate’s E.L.O and QE2.


Brian May - Matt Parkin (Guitar)

In the shoes of the legend that is Brian May, we have the West Midlands based Matt Parkin. Matt was 9 years old when he was introduced to his first three chords on his uncle’s guitar and was bitten by the bug. Through exploring his Dad’s record collection he discovered Queen, Led Zeppelin, Cream, Pink Floyd to name but a few and these became his superheroes.  Over the years Matt has worked with a range of artists and bands ranging from Function bands, Punk bands and Jazz performance artists as well as being a full time Music Lecturer for a local inner-city college supporting the wealth of talent that the city has to offer.


Roger Taylor - James Breen (Drums)

Taking the throne at the back of the stage while leading the charge in many of the legendary songs of Queen is Mr James Breen. James has had the chair for Queen Alive since 2016, having brought a breath of fresh air with his playing and attitude he has helped shape the band and push it to new levels of entertaining, along with depping for some  other top Queen Tributes, such as QE2 and Real Magic. James brings a very energetic presence to witness at any performance along with the rest of the band.


John Deacon - Dave Clarke (Bass Guitar)

Spawned from the West Midlands Dave has played bass since 1991. A professional career spanning over 25 years of touring around Europe with acts such as Alvin Stardust who he performed with for 6 solid years, The Really Hot Chilli Peppers, Robert Alexander Giles as Michael Jackson, Shaz (Stereo-Nation) The Surinder Sandhu Orchestra and many more. Along with his band work he has worked well over a decade in tutoring as the in-house bass tutor at PMT Birmingham and has performed countless recording sessions throughout his career as a bassist.


Spike Edney - Rob Norman (Keyboards)

Covering the role of Spike Edney is Mr Rob Norman. Ever since Rob heard Radio Gaga at a friend’s house as a child, he has been a huge fan and always dreamt of being in a band like Queen. Rob is a multi-instrumentalist who performs in various Tribute Shows and in Musical Theatre. Rob has been the long-standing Musical Director for “From the Top” Theatre Company in Birmingham, being responsible for a variety of theatre shows and pantos. As well as playing keys for Queen Alive, Rob regularly performs on bass guitar in a variety of top tribute shows, including Meatloud, Mad Manners, All-Ways plus several other Queen Tributes. Prepare to witness the magic of this keyboard wizard!