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McCartney planning an Upper Midwest gig -- but not in Minnesota

  • Blog Post by: Chris Riemenschneider
  • April 11, 2013 - 4:46 PM

 

Paul McCartney, shown at the Queen's Jubilee Concert in London last year, will be "Out There" in America this summer. / AP Photo, Joel Ryan

Paul McCartney, shown at the Queen's Jubilee Concert in London last year, will be "Out There" in America this summer. / AP Photo, Joel Ryan

 

Looks as if the Twin Cities have struck out on a summer date with Paul McCartney, despite ongoing internet rumors he was going to swing into Target Field in July. Those rumors were amplified earlier today when Live Nation’s Minnesota Twitter account (@LiveNationMN) tweeted the logo for McCartney’s summer tour without any explanation.

Multiple sources confirm that Sir Paul is not working on adding a date here on his 2013 “Out There” tour, which so far features seven announced U.S. concerts. However, Twin Cities fans won’t have to take too long and winding a road to see one of his dates, as he will be playing somewhere in the Upper Midwest – hence the tweet from Live Nation locally, which plans to promote that date here in the Twin Cities.

All we know for sure is that the date in question is about five hours away. That likely means Milwaukee then, which has its own MLB ballpark (Miller Field). Also, that same tour-logo tweet was doubly sent out by the @LiveNationWI Twitter account. However, McCartney is also playing arenas in smaller markets, such as Austin, Texas, and Oklahoma City. So Madison, Des Moines and Fargo would not be entirely out of the question. The tour is called “Out There,” after all.

Stay tuned for the announcement on the road-trip-ready date, and in the meantime... stop believing everything you see on the web!
 

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