Paul McCartney's Out There tour has announced three new stops, with shows now booked for May 18th in Orlando, Florida at Amway Center; May 26th at Memphis, Tennessee's FedEx Forum, and July 19th in Seattle, Washingtonat at Safeco Field. Tickets to the newly announced shows will be on sale beginning Friday, April 12th at 10 a.m. local time at Ticketmaster.com. American Express cardmembers can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, April 9th at 10 a.m. through Thursday, April 11th at 10 p.m.. All times local.
Paul McCartney admitted after 50 years in the business, he still suffers from nerves to a certain degree: "It's normally the first thing in the morning when you wake up. You think, 'What is it today? What -- ah, it's a show. It's a big show tonight' And really that's the time that I get a little bit nervous. I maybe wake up a little earlier than I would've. 'Cause with the Beatles I used to get quite nervous, especially if they were big shows."
UPDATED: Paul McCartney North American tour dates (subject to change):
May 18 - Orlando, Florida - Amway Center
May 22 - Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center
May 26 - Memphis, Tennessee - FedEx Forum
May 29 - Tusla, Oklahoma - BOK Center
June 13 - 16 - Manchester, Tennessee - Bonnaroo Festival (***Show Date TBA)
July 9 - Boston, MA - Fenway Park
July 19 - Safeco Field - Seattle, Washington
IN OTHER McCARTNEY NEWS
Beatlefan magazine has posted a leaked and unconfirmed tracklisting to the new Wings Over America deluxe reissue, coming on May 28th as part of the ongoing Paul McCartney Archive Collection. The triple-record set Wings Over America was originally released on December 10th, 1976 and marks not only Wings' only live album, but Paul McCartney's final chart-topper of the 1970's.
The deluxe package is reported to come complete with a bonus disc featuring eight tracks from McCartney's June 13th and 14th shows at Northern California's Cow Palace, featuring the tracks: "Let Me Roll It," "Maybe I'm Amazed," "Lady Madonna," "Live And Let Die," "Picasso's Last Words," "Bluebird," "Blackbird," and "Yesterday."
Also included are 80 pages of drawings by artist Humphrey Ocean; 60 pages of exclusive photos from the diary of the tour by Linda McCartney; a 136 page tour anthology (featuring programs, pictures, memorabilia, lyrics, and notes), a DVD featuring the 75 minute Wings Over The World TV special, which aired on CBS on March 16th, 1979.