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Paul McCartney calls Kiwi radio hosts naughty little boys 

Paul McCartney is in New Zealand to play a one-off live show and local Radio Hauraki hosts got the chance to interview him. The cheeky lads asked him about writing music on acid, bucket bongs and if he thinks the Queen is sexy. Paul answered, "Haha you are very naughty little boys aren't you!"

Source: Spy, New Zealand
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
McCartney signs 16-year-old student's bass drum onstage

Paul McCartney has made a Scotch College student's year, signing his bass drum at his Melbourne concert last night. The Scotch College Pipe Band joined McCartney onstage for Mull Of Kintyre. Will Mountney said, "It was very exciting but I was just really nervous. It's going to go straight up on the wall and we'll keep it there forever."

Source: 3AW AM, Melbourne
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Extreme security requested for Queensland Paul McCartney concert

Suncorp Stadium was asked to screen every concert goer with handheld metal detectors ahead of Paul McCartney's show in Queensland, Australia, this weekend. It would have been the first time security screening at the venue had been boosted to such a high level, but the request was revoked yesterday by the event's promoters.

Source: The Queensland Times, Australia
Monday, December 4, 2017
Paul McCartney helps couple get engaged at Perth concert

Martyn Davison may have gotten more than he bargained for when he attended the Paul McCartney concert in Perth, Australia, on Saturday night, holding a sign that read "Can I propose to my love on stage?" McCartney invited the lucky couple on stage during his encore so they could have their special moment.

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
Paul McCartney surpasses expectations as Australia tour kicks off

The anticipation throughout endless lines around Perth's nib Stadium was fuelled by the crystal clear sounds of a music legend soundchecking right up until doors opened. Once inside and amped to the max by a DJ smashing Beatles songs, Paul McCartney arrived to a standing ovation. "G'day, Perth," he said with a grin.

Source: The Music, Australia
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Paul McCartney wows Aussie fans with live Q&A and impromptu concert

Speaking to fans in Perth, the location for the start of his first Australian tour in decades, Paul McCartney said he did not even think he'd still be in demand in the 1970s, let alone when he was in his seventies. "It is amazing, it's something we never expected. We thought we might last 10 years if we were lucky," he said.

Source: ABC News, Australia
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Paul McCartney answers fan's question about going down under

On his official website, Charles in the UK asked Paul McCartney, "Do you have any favourite memories from visiting Australia and New Zealand on previous tours?" Paul answered, "The welcome we got in Australia was crazy! People were lining the streets and it was really special. We...were very pleased to get such a great reception."

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Monday, November 6, 2017
One on One with McCartney: Fan tour reports

Beatlefan has posted a selection of reports filed by Beatlefan contributors from the recent U.S. leg of Paul McCartney's One on One tour. Reporters describe Paul's concerts at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, Madison Square Garden, the Carrier Dome in Syracuse and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island.

Source: Beatlefan Blog
Friday, October 20, 2017
Paul McCartney and his band support Breast Cancer Awareness Month Warning: Page opens with sound

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, an annual global campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Paul and his band have been wearing pink wristbands on stage at the sold-out performances of his One-On-One tour, helping to convey an important public health message to his audiences.

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Billy Joel joins Paul McCartney onstage on Long Island

For the second-to-last show of Paul McCartney's eight-night "residency" in the New York metropolitan area last night, the star was joined onstage by native son Billy Joel for two Beatles favorites. Joel came onstage midway through McCartney's eight-song encore to join the band for Get Back and Birthday.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Monday, September 25, 2017
Photos: Paul McCartney fans tailgating in Syracuse

Some fans arrived for Paul McCartney's concert at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse at 2pm, six hours before the show, far earlier than the 90 minutes suggested by Syracuse Police. They were seeking shade and super excited to be here for McCartney's show. Fans were joined by 17 tractor trailers that carry all the supplies for the show.

Source: Syracuse.com
Friday, September 22, 2017
Paul McCartney fans travel hundreds of miles to attend Syracuse concert

James Migliore's first ever concert was The Beatles on Aug. 17, 1965. He's driving about three hours to Syracuse from Buffalo to see Paul McCartney. Other fans are driving or flying hundreds of miles to see McCartney on Saturday. Luis Lopez of California will make one of the longest trips of any fan to see McCartney.

Source: Syracuse.com
Paul McCartney wears his own concert t-shirt out on the town in NYC

After wrapping up another show at Barclays Center, McCartney relocated to the East Village of Manhattan to make a surprise appearance at actor Alan Cumming's club and sing some karaoke songs with Emma Stone, Cumming and others while partying the night away in a shirt that said "I Saw Paul McCartney In Brooklyn."

Source: Relix
NY Attorney General looking into exorbitant Paul McCartney tix prices

The NY Attorney General office is still conducting an investigation prompted by complaints of "exorbitant" ticket prices for this Saturday's Paul McCartney show at the Carrier Dome. The investigation began more than four months ago, but the AG's office would not release any details about whether anything has been uncovered so far.

Source: New York Upstate
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Lucky man to sing with Paul McCartney after winning charity contest

British Columbia fan Gregg Anderson was stunned on Sunday to discover that he'd been selected to attend McCartney's show at the Barclays Center in New York tonight, as well as meet Macca for an informal chat and, incredibly, join him onstage for a performance of Get Back, thanks to online fundraising platform Omaze.

Source: Vancouver Sun
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Video: Paul McCartney sings Happy Birthday to Jimmy Fallon

Paul McCartney took some time out of his One-on-One tour concert performance at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, on Tuesday night to call out Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and wish him a happy birthday, and then, of course, sing the Beatles song "Birthday" to Fallon, who was in the audience losing his freakin' mind the whole time.

Source: Billboard
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Beatles fan has waited for Paul McCartney to play in Syracuse since 1993

Chip Dutch of Syracuse met Paul McCartney in 1993 at a rehearsal and taping of "Saturday Night Live." Later that year, McCartney scheduled a tour date at the Carrier Dome, but then canceled the show to get ready for a Fox TV-televised concert. Dutch has tickets to see McCartney on Saturday at the Carrier Dome, 24 years later.

Source: Syracuse.com
Monday, September 18, 2017
Video: Bruce Springsteen joins Paul McCartney on stage in New York City

Paul McCartney got a little help from his friend to close out his first full concert at Madison Square Garden in a dozen years. The legendary musician brought his pal Bruce Springsteen onstage Friday to perform the early Beatles hit "I Saw Her Standing There," not once, but twice, during his encore. Steven Van Zandt also joined in.

Source: NY Daily News
Friday, September 15, 2017
Fan gets thrill on stage with Paul McCartney in New Jersey

Sarah Lindenbaum was in the eighth row this week for Paul McCartney's concert in Newark, holding a bright yellow sign reading, "Ballroom Dance For A Vegetarian Librarian?" in hopes it would catch McCartney's eye. The sign got his attention. He asked her to come on stage for some playful banter, an awkward solo ballroom dance, and then a hug.

Source: WGLT FM, Illinois State University
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Paul McCartney unleashes Maccamania live in New Jersey

At 75, Paul McCartney refuses to coast, his enthusiasm and vigor and humor are slightly terrifying to behold. Last night in Newark, New Jersey, he held nothing back. He played nearly three hours, from the opening guitar crash of "A Hard Day's Night" to the piano ripples of "The End." The audience wasn't holding back either.

Source: Rolling Stone
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Photos: Paul McCartney dedicates N.J. concert to 9/11 victims

Monday night at Prudential Center felt particularly momentous; it was Sept. 11, a day that affected and still connects all Americans in remembrance. "We are going to dedicate this show to the people involved in what happened 16 years ago," Paul McCartney said at the outset, to a swell of cheers from the sold-out crowd.

Source: NJ.com
Monday, September 11, 2017
Paul McCartney Gettin' Back on the road with One-On-One tour

Paul McCartney launches a new U.S. leg of his ongoing One on One Tour with a two-night stand in Newark, New Jersey, taking place tonight and tomorrow at the Prudential Center. Paul will play at venues in the New York City area during the trek, along with Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Source: Rock 107, Scranton
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Syracuse University catches McCartney Madness

Paul McCartney is coming to Syracuse in less than 20 days. A few students from the Setnor School of Music have taken the excitement to the next level, organizing McCartney Madness, a student-run festival for student bands and artists in the hours before the actual concert, celebrating Paul McCartney and celebrating the musical talent on campus.

Source: The Daily Orange, Syracuse
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

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