When Queen and Adam Lambert were planning their 2017-2018 tour – taking in the USA, Europe and Oceania, set designers Stufish wanted to showcase the band in a new and immersive way, and Rob Sinclair was asked to design the lighting.
Set designers: Stufish
Lighting Designer: Rob Sinclair
BlackTrax Supplier: Dark Arts Creative
Photographs: Ric Lipson/ Stufish
Sinclair used Clay Paky Scenius Uncio and controlled them with BlackTrax, with all seven band members being tracked.
The main feature is the eight-ton red chrome, oval-shaped ‘halo’ kinetic lighting rig above the stage and which allows for spectacular and dynamic lighting effects. It is 15m wide, 9m deep and 1.2m high, and has 94 moving lights embedded within a series of mirrored boxes.