McCartney at MetLife: Tickets go on sale next week for August show

Paul McCartney will bring his One on One Tour to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford on Aug. 7.

Paul McCartney will bring his One on One Tour to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford on Aug. 7.

Paul McCartney will make MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford the only tri-state area stop of his One on One Tour this summer, performing there on Aug. 7. This will be his first New Jersey concert in 14 years.

Tickets, priced from $19.50 to $275, will go on sale April 22 at 10 a.m., with a presale for American Express card members beginning April 18 at 10 a.m.

McCartney will be backed, as he has on all his tours for more than a decade, by a band consisting of Paul “Wix” Wickens on keyboards, Brian Ray on bass and guitar, Rusty Anderson on guitar and Abe Laboriel Jr. on drums.

McCartney, who will turn 74 on June 18, will also perform at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on July 12, and Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pa. on July 19.

Not counting smaller-scale appearances, McCartney’s last New York area shows were at Citi Field in Queens in 2009, Yankee Stadium in the Bronx in 2011, and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2013

More information is available at Paul McCartney.com.

April 14 Update: Here is the setlist from the tour-opening show, April 13 in Fresno, Calif. Surprises included Beatles songs “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Love Me Do,” both never previously performed by McCartney as a solo artist.

“A Hard Day’s Night”
“Save Us”
“Can’t Buy Me Love”
“Letting Go”
“Temporary Secretary”
“Let Me Roll It”
“I’ve Got a Feeling”
“My Valentine”
“Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five”
“Here, There and Everywhere”
“Maybe I’m Amazed”
“We Can Work It Out”
“In Spite of All the Danger”
“You Won’t See Me”
“Love Me Do”
“And I Love Her”
“Blackbird”
“Here Today”
“Queenie Eye”
“New”
“The Fool on the Hill”
“Lady Madonna”
“FourFiveSeconds”
“Eleanor Rigby”
“Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!”
“Something”
“Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”
“Band on the Run”
“Back in the U.S.S.R.”
“Let It Be”
“Live and Let Die”
“Hey Jude”
“Yesterday”
“Hi, Hi, Hi”
“Birthday”
“Golden Slumbers”
“Carry That Weight”
“The End”

Read More: Watch Paul McCartney Start ‘One on One’ Tour With Revamped Set List | http://ultimateclassicrock.com/paul-mccartney-one-on-one-tour/?trackback=tsmclip

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