How Stadium Rock ruled 2018's live circuit

James Hanley

Spoiler alert: the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody climaxes with one of the most legendary gigs of them all – Queen’s performance at Live Aid in 1985. Wembley Stadium has famously been demolished and rebuilt since that fabled day, but remains hallowed ground for the world’s biggest rock and pop acts.

The reunited Spice Girls (three nights), Fleetwood Mac (two), Pink (two), the Eagles, Bon Jovi and Billy Joel are all due to perform at the 80,000-capacity venue next year.

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