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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Paul McCartney adds concert in Las Vegas to 2019 Freshen Up Tour

Paul McCartney and his band will jet over to Las Vegas this summer for a concert at the T-Mobile Arena. The show, scheduled for June 29, is the latest addition to the 2019 U.S. leg of McCartney's Freshen Up Tour. It ill be McCartney's first full-length concert in Sin City since he played the MGM Grand Garden Arena in June of 2011.

Source: WFJA FM
Monday, December 17, 2018
Stella McCartney shares pics of her dad with Ringo and Ronnie Wood

Paul McCartney was photographed on Sunday night celebrating his last show of 2018 with Ringo Starr and Ronnie Wood, as well as daughter Stella and actress Emma Thompson. Stella shared the image on Instagram, writing, "Emma Thompson a couple of Beatles a stone and moi... kick ass tonight dad x Stella."

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Video: Ringo makes surprise appearance with Paul McCartney in London

Fans attending Paul McCartney concert at London's O2 Arena on Sunday got the unexpected thrill of a lifetime when he was joined onstage by Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood. When the cheers died down, McCartney added, "I believe we've got someone else here who can help us out... ladies and gentlemen... the ever-fantastic Mr. Ringo Starr!"

Source: Best Classic Bands
Friday, December 14, 2018
Glasgow school kids to share a stage with Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney returns to Glasgow for his first Scottish show in almost a decade today and a group grammar school pupils have been selected to perform with him on stage. The twenty-four talented local young people will join the Paul to sing the chorus part of Wonderful Christmastime in front of a sold-out crowd.

Source: Renfrewshire News, UK
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Paul performs Wonderful Christmastime with youth choir in Liverpool

Paul McCartney returned home last night for a performance at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. Macca recruited the youngsters from the LIPA Choir for the first in-concert rendition of his holiday song, Wonderful Christmastime since 2012 as part of the evening's encore of the three-hour, sold-out concert.

Source: JamBase
Monday, December 10, 2018
Pipers lament as Paul McCartney drops Mull of Kintyre from tour setlist

He famously sang about how his desire was always to be there, but Paul McCartney has chosen not to always play his hit Mull Of Kintyre and has dropped it from the setlist for his world tour's only Scots show. His decision emerged after Kintyre Schools Pipe Band asked if they might join him on stage to perform the hit.

Source: The Sunday Post, Scotland
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Paul McCartney adds stadium dates to US leg of Freshen Up tour

Paul McCartney has announced four additional U.S. stadium dates to his 2019 Freshen Up tour, including Petco Park in San Diego and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, both of which hosted McCartney performances to capacity crowds on his 2014 Out There tour. Tickets will be on sale for the new dates at 10 a.m. on December 13.

Source: U Discover Music
Monday, December 3, 2018
Paul McCartney adds dates to 2019 Freshen Up tour

Paul McCartney has added 2019 dates to his Freshen Up tour, adding yet another continent, with shows in South America. More 2019 dates are forthcoming, including a performance at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, home of the Packers. The tour supports the release of his Egypt Station album, which arrived Sept. 7.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Retire from what? Why Paul McCartney keeps on going

In the last 12 months, Elton John, Ozzy Osbourne and Neil Diamond have announced end-of-the-road tours. But Paul McCartney steadfastly refuses to finally hang up his famous Hofner bass. "I was talking to Willie Nelson, about this whole retiring thing, because he's older than I am, even," he said. "And he says, Retire from what?"

Source: The Herald, Scotland
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Father and son fans can't believe McCartney is playing Nagoya

Takushi Takeyama and his son traveled abroad twice to see Paul McCartney in concert and were even called up on stage to meet him. Now, they only have to be day trippers to see their idol perform in their hometown. For the first time ever, McCartney will hold a live concert in Nagoya on Nov. 8, as part of his ongoing Japan tour.

Source: The Asahi Shimbun
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Paul McCartney celebrates Halloween in Tokyo

Paul McCartney put on a spooky display at his Halloween concert at Tokyo Dome in Japan on Wednesday. McCartney and his band donned freaky masks and waved the flags of Japan, the Union Flag and the LGBTQ+ rainbow. The performance broke the record for the most concerts ever as an international artist at the 55,000-capacity stadium.

Source: The List, UK
Monday, October 29, 2018
Paul McCartney arrives in Tokyo for Japan tour dates

Paul McCartney was greeted by about 500 fans upon arrival at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Monday night, ahead of his seventh concert tour in Japan. McCartney is scheduled to perform at Tokyo and Nagoya. Clad in a traditional "happi" coats with his wife Nancy, McCartney said in Japanese, "saiko!" which means "I feel fantastic."

Source: Kyodo News, Japan
Monday, October 8, 2018
Pictures: McCartney at Austin City Limits Music Festival

"It sounds like the whole world's singing," Paul McCartney beamed as tens of thousands of Beatles fans sang along to "Hey Jude" near the end of a long and winding road at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on Friday night in Zilker Park. The next stop for McCartney will be for performances in Tokyo at the end of the month.

Source: Austin 360
Monday, October 1, 2018
Paul McCartney rocks Edmonton with marathon concert

Paul McCartney's marathon concert at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Sunday night was a Beatleseque nostalgia lovefest of the highest order, from one of the greatest rock artists and songwriters of the 20th Century. Paul pulled out all the stops, played old songs, new songs, Beatles songs, Wings songs, solo songs, famous songs saved for last.

Source: Gig City
Friday, September 28, 2018
Paul adds his most intimate Japanese concert ever

Today, Paul McCartney announced his most intimate Japanese concert ever at the historic Ryogoku Kokugikan at the end of October. With a capacity of 7000, this venue is a fitting choice for Paul as he has long been a fan of sumo wrestling. Tickets presale will take place on October 9, and go on sale to the public on October 12.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Recap: Paul McCartney begins Freshen Up tour

Paul McCartney began his 2018-2019 Freshen Up tour Monday night in Quebec City. He played 39 songs including such "required" numbers as Hey Jude, Yesterday, Band on the Run and Live and Let Die, plus three songs from Egypt Station. On several occasions, McCartney peppered his between-songs banter with a bit of French.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Monday, September 10, 2018
Paul McCartney adds US dates to Freshen Up tour

Paul McCartney has added three U.S. dates to his Freshen Up tour. Today's announcement brings to eight the number of U.S. concerts in May and June 2019. That brings to 25 the number of concerts he's doing in 2018-19 to support the release of his new Egypt Station album. The tour begins September 17 in Quebec City.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Paul McCartney's Freshen Up tour remains hot in ticket market top 20

Paul McCartney once again dominated yesterday's best-selling events list for his upcoming Freshen Up tour, according to sales data from Ticket Club. McCartney just revealed U.S. tour dates on his trek for next spring, and all five shows made the list. His appearances in Wisconsin, North Carolina, South Carolina and Illinois topped the list.

Source: Ticket News
Friday, August 31, 2018
Paul McCartney reveals first U.S. Freshen Up tour dates

Paul McCartney has revealed the first U.S. dates of his "Freshen Up" tour. The announcement today shows the first five concerts U.S. in May and June 2019, with many more surely to be added. These follow previous 2018 dates in Canada, Europe, the U.K. and Japan. That brings to 21 the number of concerts he's doing this year.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Paul McCartney announces Denmark show

Announced today on Paul McCartney's official website, Paul's Freshen Up 2018 tour will now include a show in Denmark, on Friday November 30 at Royal Arena, Copenhagen. This show will be Paul's first live show in Denmark in two years. In 2016 Paul visited Denmark as part of his "Out There" world tour. Tickets go on public sale next Friday.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Paul McCartney adds more dates to 2018 Freshen Up tour

Paul McCartney announced today that he'll be playing three dates in Japan as part of his 2018 "Freshen Up" tour. That brings to 15 the number of concerts he's doing this year. There are still several gaps are in the schedule so it's anticipated that there are more to come in 2018. Paul's UK dates also sold out within minutes.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Monday, August 6, 2018
Ticketmaster blasted for inflating Paul McCartney ticket prices

Ticketmaster has been blasted for selling official tickets for Paul McCartney's shows in Scotland at higher prices than resale sites Viagogo and StubHub. Ticketmaster's Platinum seats for the SSE Hydro arena gig in Glasgow cost up to 650 (about $852), with new tickets dripped into sale day by day, creating a false idea of scarcity.

Source: The Daily Record, UK
Monday, July 23, 2018
Paul McCartney announces second concert date in Austria

Due to overwhelming demand and the first Austrian date selling out in under 20 minutes, Paul has announced a second show in Vienna on December 6th at the Wiener Stadthalle arena for his new world-wide Freshen Up tour. Tickets will be available on Thursday, July 26th 9:00 AM at OETICKET and Wiener Stadthalle.

Friday, July 20, 2018
Paul McCartney invites fans to a secret London show

As many were upset this week that they missed out on his forthcoming UK tour, Paul McCartney is inviting his fans to a secret gig in London next week. McCartney has asked his 3.8 million followers to record a short video on Twitter explaining why they are worthy of a place at the show, the location of which is currently undisclosed.

Source: NME, UK
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Fan pays over 1,000 for Paul McCartney tickets by mistake

A die-hard Paul McCartney fan accidentally paid four times the price for tickets when he used resale site Viagogo. He thought he was purchasing three 89 (about $117) tickets from the official ECHO arena website but was left gobsmacked when he received a confirmation email thanking him for his 1247.66 (about $1,636) order.

Source: Liverpool Echo

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