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Queen + Adam Lambert and Duran Duran are just some of the big names booked for Platinum Party at The Palace, the concert event honoring the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

Taking place on Saturday, June 4 and streaming across BBC’s various radio/television/online platforms, the concert also features Andrew Lloyd Webber, Nile Rodgers, Alicia Keys, Andrea Bocelli, Diana Ross, Elton John and Rod Stewart.

According to Deadline, “Aping Brian May’s Golden Jubilee performance on the roof of Buckingham Palace 20 years ago, Queen + Adam Lambert will open the event with specially produced performance. Elton John, has recorded a special performance from Italy…The Platinum Party stage design consists of three stages, linked by walkways in front of Buckingham Palace and The Queen Victoria Memorial. Two of the stages sit directly in front of the palace, the first time the Queen’s home residence has been framed in that way.”

Full details on the event can be found at


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