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Monday, July 31, 2017
Concert Review: McCartney on Tour: Still worth it? Oh, yeah!

Say what you will about Paul McCartney's mostly unchanging show and his occasionally faltering voice, it's still a wonder of nature watching him onstage, thoroughly pleasing an audience for nearly three hours with pop music's most stellar songbooke. I had the usual big smile on my face, as did every other concertgoer I saw.

Source: Beatlefan Magazine
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Paul McCartney delivers Beatles history lesson in Tinley Park

Paul McCartney arrived in a Beatles mood Tuesday at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in the Chicago suburb of Tinley Park. McCartney devoted a majority of his wide-ranging 165-minute concert to music he created with the Fab Four, taking on the role of informed historian, a decision that sat well with the sold-out crowd.

Source: Chicago Tribune
Video: Two fans get engaged on stage with Paul McCartney in Omaha

An Iowa man got help from a Beatle in telling his girlfriend "I want to hold your hand." During Sunday's Paul McCartney concert in Omaha, McCartney's crew brought the couple up after McCartney apparently spotted their signs asking if Locke could pop the question on stage. "We just go nuts," said Jared Locke.

Source: World-Herald, Omaha
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Production manager talks about setting the stage for McCartney magic

Paul McCartney's live concerts feature state of the art multimedia technology, including impressive pyrotechnics. Mark Spring, Paul McCartney's production manager, said it's interesting to help build the McCartney show for Chicago-area fans. "Putting on a stadium show outdoors is fun. And it's the right thing to do here," he said.

Source: Northwest Indiana Times
Friday, July 21, 2017
Fans span generations as McCartney makes his Kansas debut

Paul McCartney made his long awaited debut in Kansas Wednesday night, setting a box office record at Wichita's Intrust Arena and thrilling legions of fans. McCartney's charming personality and onstage showmanship, along with the songs spanning the generations, kept the crowd cheering and singing.

Source: The Hutchinson News, Kansas
Paul McCartney posts meme mocking the Westboro Baptist Church

Paul McCartney was greeted on Wednesday night by members of the Westboro Baptist Church holding protest signs. After the show, McCartney posted a doctored image of some of the protestors on Twitter, changing the signs to Beatles lyrics including "We can work it out" and "All you need is love."

Source: NME, UK
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Paul McCartney treats local group to VIP treatment in Wichita

Thousands of Paul McCartney fans braved the heat for up to two hours before the Intrust Bank Arena opened it's doors, but one local group received the VIP treatment from Paul. Employees at Wichita's Envision, who are blind or visually impaired, entered to win tickets by writing an essay about how music inspires them.

Source: KAKE TV, Wichita
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
This Friday is declared as Paul McCartney Day in Des Moines

Paul McCartney is performing in Des Moines on Friday, as part of his "One on One" summer tour. So it's only fitting that July 21, 2017, is declared "Paul McCartney Day" there. Polk County Auditor Jamie Fitzgerald tweeted a photo of the proclamation at the Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday morning.

Source: Des Moines Register
Paul McCartney thrills packed Chesapeake Energy Arena crowd

At Monday night's packed Paul McCartney concert at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, Paul ran through 60 years of material at maximum volume and sincerity as thousands of concertgoers sang along. The concert felt like years of studying for the biggest karaoke test ever. It was impossible not to giddily sing with the band.

Source: The Oklahoman
Man arrested for threatening to blow up Oklahoma City McCartney concert You Heard It Here First

A 55-year-old man was arrested Monday night outside the Paul McCartney concert at Chesapeake Energy Arena when an employee at the box office told security officers he said he would blow up The Peake if he couldn't get into McCartney's show. The man apparently had bought tickets to the music legend's show from a scalper.

Source: KOCO TV 5, Oklahoma City
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Wichita streets temporarily renamed in honor of McCartney concert Warning: Page opens with sound

In honor of the record-breaking Paul McCartney concert at Intrust Bank Arena this Wednesday, July 19, the city has approved the temporary renaming of Waterman Street at the intersection of St. Francis to Penny Lane and English Street at the intersection of St. Francis to Abbey Road. They will remain in effect through the concert.

Source: KSN TV, Wichtia
Paul McCartney delights fans of all ages in Bossier

Saturday at the CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, Paul McCartney performed for almost three hours straight to a sold out crowd of all ages. McCartney delivered everything I could have imagined and way more. Of course a former member of The Beatles saw several known hits trotted out, but Paul reminded everyone of his prolific career.

Source: Bossier Press-Tribune, New Orleans
Paul McCartney: How I approach live shows

Recently, Paul McCartney kicked off his latest let of U.S. "One on One" Tour. Even though he is also playing large stadiums, McCartney also likes some more intimate venues. He told Rolling Stone, "When I do the show, I feel like I'm kind of talking to someone like me in the audience. So I'm relating to the people."

Source: Ultimate Guitar
Monday, July 17, 2017
Paul McCartney brings One On One Tour to Georgia

Paul McCartney brought his One on One Tour to Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth, GA on Thursday night for a sold-out crowd. While most bands play about 20 songs, McCartney, who turned 75 last month, and his band played for nearly three hours running through 39 hits, highlights included the pyrotechnics during Live and Let Die.

Source: The Chattanoogan
Friday, July 14, 2017
Paul McCartney produces robust musical memories in Duluth

At the Infinite Energy Arena Thursday in Duluth last night, Paul McCartney frequently chatted with the crowd, about the chord progression that jumpstarted "You Won't See Me," giving The Rolling Stones their first No. 1 hit with "I Wanna Be Your Man," and wanting to provide hope during the civil rights movement with "Blackbird."

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Photos: Lucky woman gets kiss from Paul McCartney at concert

Lakeland veterinarian Kecia Howell and her son Noah Horowitz were called up on stage to sing with Paul McCartney at his show in Tampa on Monday. Howell was called from the audience on stage because of the handmade Sgt. Pepper's jacket she was wearing, they sang Get Back with Paul, and then Kecia got a kiss.

Source: The Ledger, Lakeland
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Review: Paul McCartney delights sold-out crowd in Tampa

During Paul McCartney's long-awaited Tampa return Monday night, he addressed his 2005 concert where he fell down a hole in the stage, briefly causing alarm. I'm lucky to be here," McCartney said. The crowd surely felt the same way, as McCartney delivered a nearly three-hour, 40-song set of solo, Wings and Beatles songs with nary a stumble.

Source: Herald-Tribune, Sarasota
Monday, July 10, 2017
Paul McCartney spans 60 years of music at tour opener in Miami

Paul McCartney began the latest leg of his One on One tour with a lengthy show at the American Airlines Arena in Miami Friday night. The set list contained his earliest recorded song and some of his most recent ones, ranging from "In Spite of All the Danger" to "My Valentine" and "Save Us" and "Queenie Eye" from his "New" album.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Paul McCartney adds two more Australian shows, but still not Adelaide

Paul McCartney has added two more shows to his Australian tour, in both Sydney and Melbourne. However despite vocal protests from Adelaide fans, tour logistics mean it makes more financial sense to add those second shows rather than the entire production moving to South Australia. Tickets for all the shows go on sale today.

Official Page  Source: News.com, Australia
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Fan selling Paul McCartney tickets for $4000 says he's just making a point

A fan in Wellington who says he's fed up with ticket resales at inflated prices has listed a brazen bid to cash in on Paul McCartney tickets, putting his $150 tickets online for $4000. The online ticket side removed it, not because of the exorbitant markup, but because the seller does not actually have the tickets in his possession.

Source: Stuff, New Zealand
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Paul McCartney adds concert date in Mexico

Paul McCartney's official website announced today that he has added a stop to his One On Tour in Mexico City on October 28. Paul said, "Mexico holds so many special memories for me. We've had some brilliant nights there and I'm looking forward to making more great memories on this tour." Tickets go on sale Friday.

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
McCartney fans warned about unofficial ticket resellers

Unofficial ticket resale facilities in Australia are gaming the system, causing problems, according to the local concert promoter. A little-known allocation was opened up to members of Paul McCartney's fanclub today. Being simple to sign up for, scalpers of course jumped on it, listing the tickets on web sites at ridiculous markups.

Source: Tone Deaf
Monday, June 26, 2017
Would you pay $2,000 for a Paul McCartney VIP ticket? Warning: Page opens with sound

How much would you pay to see your favourite artist? Frontier Touring is asking a whopping $2,000 for a front row seat at Paul McCartney's concert in Perth on December 2. The package also includes an invitation to his sound check, priority entry, pre-show hospitality, a "limited-edition numbered" lithograph and commemorative ticket.

Source: The West Australian
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Paul McCartney reveals Australia/NZ tour dates and locations

Paul McCartney has revealed he will be performing five concerts across Australia and New Zealand at the end of this year. He will play one concert each in Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Auckland, however there are plenty of free days in between each show should McCartney wish to add any more dates to the tour.

Official Page  Source: 9 News, Australia
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Paul McCartney set to announce first Australian tour in 24 years

Paul McCartney will announce details of his highly anticipated tour of Australia and New Zealand with a special Facebook Live event on Wednesday. McCartney hasn't toured there since 1993. McCartney is staying tight-lipped about the dates and other arrangements, but you can tune in on Facebook and learn them first-hand.

Source: Music Insight, Australia
Paul McCartney adds tour date in Colombia

Paul McCartney will be getting "One On One" with Colombia this October. Paul announced on his official website PaulMcCartney.com today that he will perform at Atanasio Girardot Stadium in Colombia on October 24. Paul said, "The last time we played in Colombia we had a blast and I always wanted to go back."

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Paul McCartney postpones date of US tour kickoff by 2 days

Paul McCartney has anounced his One on One Tour in Miami originally scheduled for July 5 has been postponed by two days, moved to July 7 to accommodate "exciting production enhancements." It's not known what those "enhancements" will be, but interestingly, the Miami gig now will coincide with the 77th birthday of Ringo Starr.

Official Page  Source: WFJA 105.5 FM
Monday, May 8, 2017
Paul McCartney adds second shows to his New York-area tour stops

Paul McCartney has just announced that he'll be playing a second show at each of the four venues in and around New York for which he'd previously confirmed dates. The new concerts will take place in Newark, New Jersey, Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center in Brooklyn and the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Source: WFJA 105.5 FM
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Paul McCartney adds new tour dates in Brazil

On his official website, Paul McCartney has announced the addition of four dates in Brazil to his One-On-One tour in October. Paul will be visiting the cities of Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte and Salvador, Brazil. His first visit to Brazil was in 1990, he was last there in 2014. Tickets go on public sale on Saturday, May 8.

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Paul McCartney books second show in Chicago

After selling out a July 25 show the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Paul McCartney has expanded his One on One tour with a second date at the venue the following day to meet a huge demand for tickets. Live Nation will announce additional details about the second show and ticket purchase in the near future, a spokeswoman said.

Source: Chicago Tribune
Monday, May 1, 2017
Beatle bucks to boost Chicago area hotels, restaurants

Paul McCartney's scheduled appearance in late July at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park is likely to be sweet music for the area's hospitality industry. Local hotels and restaurants will benefit from the thousands of people who'll descend on the suburban venue, tourism and marketing officials say.

Source: Chicago Tribune
Review and Set List: Paul McCartney at the Tokyo Dome

The first of Paul McCartney's three sold-out shows at the 50,000 seat Tokyo Dome's audience erupted with deafening screams of delight with each song from probably the greatest ever back catalogue in popular music. McCartney was in fine voice, and he happily tried to speak Japanese to his fans who lapped it up.

Source: Vintage Vinyl News
Paul McCartney answers fan questions from Japan

On his official website, Paul McCartney has answered some questions from his Japanese fans, including how would he describe the Japanese audiences at his concerts compared to other countries, what impresses him about Japan, what would he sing at karaoke, and being vegetarian, what is his favourite Japanese food?

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Friday, April 28, 2017
NY Attorney General investigating ticket complaints for McCartney concert

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office confirms it's beginning to receive complaints about tickets to the Paul McCartney concert. Some tickets for McCartney's September show in Syracuse are listed for $10,000, and some are "speculative tickets," which the seller doesn't even have yet.

Source: Local Syracuse
Thursday, April 27, 2017
BBB warns against McCartney ticket scams

Tickets for Paul McCartney in Wichita go on sale Monday, however some websites are already selling tickets. Denise Groene, State Director of the Better Business Bureau, said, "While that's not illegal per say, it does raise some concerns as to how they know that they're going to have these tickets available."

Source: KNSS Radio, Witchita
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Paul McCartney returns to Tokyo's Budokan

Paul McCartney first appeared at Tokyo's legendary Budokan two years ago and famously performed there with The Beatles in 1966, playing just 11 songs. In 2015, he performed 28 songs at the Budokan. Tonight, McCartney outdid himself with a career-spanning 31-song set that mixed in Beatles numbers and Wings songs.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Paul McCartney announces new 2017 One on One tour dates

On the day that he performed his first official concert of the year, at the legendary Budokan in Tokyo, Paul McCartney has begun to reveal the dates for his 2017 "One on One" tour. They have not yet been formerly announced, but the Best Classic Bands has identified nine North American dates, including New York, New Jersey and Detroit.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Paul McCartney arrives in Tokyo

Former Beatle Paul McCartney is back in Japan for one concert Tuesday night at the Budokan, and three concerts at Tokyo Dome on April 27, 29 and 30. About 700 fans were on hand to greet McCartney, 74, and his wife Nancy, when they arrived at Haneda airport late Sunday night. The singer called out "Hi Japan" to his fans.

Source: Japan Today
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Paul McCartney adds new Budokan show to upcoming Japan dates

Almost two years to the day since he rocked The Budokan for the second time in his career, Paul McCartney has announced he'll be returning to one of Japan's most sacred venues with his all new One On One tour for a special concert on Tuesday April 25. The announcement follows Paul selling out three nights at the massive Tokyo Dome.

Source: PaulMcCartney.com

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