Paul McCartney Adds to 2017 ‘One on One’ Dates

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After a week of rumors, and just after celebrating his 75th birthday on June 18, Paul McCartney formally announced today (June 21) a brief December tour of Australia and New Zealand, his first there since 1993.

Some of the gaps in McCartney’s summer tour schedule got filled in on May 8 as word leaked that he’s doubling down at many of the venues whose tickets had been quickly gobbled up. Second dates have been added in Chicago, New York and Detroit and he’s now doing eight nights in the New York metropolitan area at four different arenas. On May 10, he added four dates in Brazil and on June 20 he posted one in Colombia. (See the updated itinerary below.)

Tickets are available here and here.

A few weeks’ ago, on the day (April 25) that he performed his first official concert of the year (at the legendary Budokan in Tokyo–see setlist below), Paul McCartney revealed U.S. dates for his 2017 “One on One” tour. On May 2, he added four dates in Brazil.

When McCartney shared three April dates at the Tokyo Dome, the announcement noted an “all-new One on One tour,” prompting immediate speculation that he was planning an extensive tour.

The 2016 One On One tour saw him play 41 shows across 12 different countries to over 1.2 million people.

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The band’s lineup of the last 10+ years continues: Paul “Wix” Wickens (keyboards), Brian Ray (bass/guitar), Rusty Anderson (guitar) and Abe Laboriel Jr (drums).

The One On One Tour features a brand new production with state of the art audio and video technology, massive screens, lasers and fireworks.

On May 17, McCartney announced the start of the tour was being delayed by two days: The “opener at Miami’s American Airlines Arena has been re-scheduled to FRIDAY JULY 7th to accommodate enhancements to the tour’s production. Tickets for the original July 5th date will be honored for the July 7th performance. Those unable to attend the re-scheduled date will be able to receive refunds at their original point of purchase. We apologise for any inconvenience caused, but sincerely hope that everyone will be able to attend the show and enjoy an amazing evening.”

Related: Our recap of the April 25 performance at the Budokan in Tokyo

Last year we compared him to the Energizer bunny because he was seemingly non-stop with his mammoth One On One tour, Desert Trip appearances, announcing his return to The Beatles’ original U.S. label, Capitol Records, a surprise club gig in between his “Oldchella” performances, and then yet another surprise appearance on New Year’s Eve at a private concert on St. Bart’s. He’s also recording a new album.

Watch McCartney arriving in Tokyo for his four April concerts…

Paul McCartney 2017 ‘One on One’ Tour Dates

United States
July 07 – Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
July 10 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
July 13 – Duluth, GA – Infinite Energy Arena
July 15 – Bossier City, LA – CenturyLink Center
July 17 – Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Center
July 19 – Wichita, KS – Intrust Bank Arena
July 21 – Des Moines, IA – Iowa Events Center
July 23 – Omaha, NE – CenturyLink Center
July 25 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
July 26 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Sept 11 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Sept 12 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Sept 15 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Sept 17 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Sept 19 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
Sept 21 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
Sept 23 – Syracuse, NY – Carrier Dome
Sept 26 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Sept 27 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Oct 01 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
Oct 02 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena

South America
Oct 13 – Porto Alegre, Brazil – Estádio Beira-Rio
Oct 15 – São Paulo, Brazil – Allianz Parque
Oct 17 – Belo Horizonte, Brazil – Mineirão Stadium
Oct 20 – Salvador, Brazil – Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova
Oct 24 – Antioquia, Colombia – Atanasio Girardot Stadium

Australia and New Zealand
Dec 02 – Perth, WA – nib Stadium
Dec 05 – Melbourne, VIC – AAMI Park
Dec 06 – Melbourne, VIC – AAMI Park
Dec 09 – Brisbane, QLD – Suncorp Stadium
Dec 11 – Sydney, NSW – Quidos Bank Arena
Dec 12 – Sydney, NSW – Quidos Bank Arena
Dec 16 – Auckland, NZ – Mt Smart Stadium


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