City: London, UK
Venue: College of Estate Management
Date: October 16, 1970



The venue for this show was near Kensington Market, where Freddie Mercury and Roger Taylor had worked at a stall selling clothing and shoes since 1969. They would remain there until March 1974, when their music career would start to take off.

Alan Mair, one of their co-workers at the market, says the gig wasn't very good overall. He said Brian and Roger were very accomplished, but that Freddie looked awkward on stage and sang pitchy at times. He and some friends went to a local pub afterward, and were afraid of what to tell Freddie because he was so excited about the band.

Queen's eventual bassist John Deacon was allegedly in attendance at this show.




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