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Culture news, 02.03.2004 11:56

Paul McCartney to perform in Saint-Petersburg

Paul McCartney to perform in Saint-Petersburg Former Beatle Paul McCartney is to perform in St. Petersburg's Palace Square on June 20. This concert is a part of McCartney's 13-city “04 Summer Tour” that will be highlighted with 7 first-time performance visits as well as 5 concerts in cities that haven’t rocked with him since 1989’s “Get Back World Tour” or 1993’s “New World Tour”.

“Touring really has been a lot of fun for us and the audiences have been great,” said McCartney. “So why stop now? I’m looking forward to playing and to visiting some new places.”

The all-stadium “04 Summer Tour”, which will feature music from The Beatles, Wings and McCartney’s solo career, is currently set to play to nearly 700,000, which would bring to more then 3 million, who have seen McCartney since his return to the road in April 2002.

McCartney's return to Russia for a special performance in St. Petersburg’s Palace Square, as well as his first-time visits to Lisbon, Leipzig, Prague and Horsens before closing out the all-stadium tour with a special appearance at The Glastonbury Festival

are considered to be the highlights of “04 Summer Tour”.

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