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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Enraged McCartney fans petition for refund after Candlestick parking debacle

Thousands of fans who were kept from the Paul McCartney at Candlestick Park concert on August 14 due to poor parking organization were pained to learn that they would not be receiving refunds. Today, a petition is online to reclaim the ticket costs after what would-be concert-goers are calling "negligent lack of planning."

Source: Live 105, San Francisco
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
No refunds for Paul McCartney fans stuck in Candlestick traffic

The promoter of last week's Paul McCartney concert at Candlestick Park says they will not be offering refunds to ticketholders who missed the show due to traffic. About 2,000 of the nearly 49,000 people who had tickets never made it, because of a horrendous parking situation that had backed up traffic for hours.

Source: KCBS, San Francisco
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Paul McCartney Candlestick farewell concert stark contrast to his last visit

Paul McCartney's Candlestick Farewell concert last Thursday has received high accolades from fans and music critics alike. In contrast to the last Beatles 1966 performance which used the baseball speakers, was just half an hour long and only drew 25,000 fans, Paul McCartney sold out and featured state of the art sound and video.

Source: Beatles News
McCartney reveals never-seen-before photo from last Beatles show

Paul McCartney has revealed a previously-unseen picture of The Beatles from their last ever official gig in San Francisco in 1966. It shows them walking across the grounds of the park, wearing sharp suits, with John, Paul and George each carrying their guitars, while Ringo walks ahead, flanked by police and officials.

Source: The Independent, UK
Friday, August 15, 2014
Fans frustrated over traffic nightmare at final Candlestick show

Traffic was so bad for Candlestick Park's last show that some fans heading to watch Paul McCartney actually gave up and went home without seeing him. There were people who say they felt like the traffic was worse than other events and that it felt like someone dropped the ball. Those who made it in say it wasn't easy getting out.

Source: KGO TV, San Francisco
Paul McCartney helps say farewell to Candlestick Park

The Beatles ended their disappointingly short set on Aug. 29, 1966, at Candlestick Park with a barely-audible-above-the-screams version of "Long Tall Sally." John Lennon promised "We'll see you next year!" More than half a lifetime later, Paul McCartney returned for probably the last major event at the 54-year-old stadium.

Source: SF Gate
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Paul McCartney to rock fans at last Candlestick show

Paul McCartney will perform at Candlestick Park in San Francisco tonight. It will be the last public event at the stadium, where The Beatles performed their final concert nearly 50 years ago. This morning it was announced that the stage has been moved back, opening the way for hundreds of new tickets to be available.

Source: KGO TV, San Francisco
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Video: Paul McCartney on his farewell Candlestick show

Paul's "Farewell to Candlestick: The Final Concert" at San Francisco's Candlestick Park on Thursday will mark the last-ever concert in the iconic stadium, also the venue where The Beatles played their final concert date on August 29, 1966. To mark the occasion, Paul and his band have filmed a special message.

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Friday, August 8, 2014
Unseen Beatles photo collection from Candlestick in 1964

To commemorate the Paul McCartney concert at Candlestick Park on Aug. 14, almost 50 years after the Beatles' last gig there, San Francisco Art Exchange is offering a selection of five intimate, limited-edition archival photos shot by Jim Marshall at the final concert. 25 prints of each image will be for sale individually or in a set of five.

Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, August 4, 2014
Thousands visit Candlestick Park to bid farewell to stadium

Thousands flocked to Candlestick Park yesterday to say goodbye to the stadium after more than 50 years of playing host to multiple sporting and entertainment events. The Beatles had their last concert at Candlestick Park on Aug. 29, 1966. The final public event at the stadium will be a concert by Paul McCartney on Aug. 14.

Source: San Francisco Examiner
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Paul McCartney raffles chance to meet him at Candlestick Park

Paul McCartney has launched a campaign to raise awareness and funds to build a new school. Fans who contribute will be entered into a drawing to win the ultimate McCartney VIP experience, flown in to attend his sold-out concert at Candlestick Park, a visit backstage and access to the sound check before the show.

Source: Look to the Stars
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Fans trying to buy McCartney tickets for Candlestick leave empty handed

Many diehard fans were unable to buy any tickets via the TicketMaster online portal yesterday when tickets went on sale to the general public for Paul McCartney's August 14th Farewell to Candlestick Park Concert in San Francisco. One fan shared with Beatle News, "There was nothing online, I had five computers going!"

Source: Beatles News
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Tickets for McCartney's Candlestick show to go on sale Monday

The Beatles concluded their performing career on Aug. 29, 1966, at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. Paul McCartney concludes the 52-year-old stadium's existence on Aug, 14. It's also the final show on McCartney's global "Out There" tour. Tickets and "VIP Packages" go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday.

Source: Record Net

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