Paul McCartney Heads South of the Border
Paul McCartney, who just last year toured South America, in May will be returning to the continent with the “Up and Coming Tour.”
According to McCartney’s website, the former Beatles band member will perform in Lima, Peru on May 9; in Santiago, Chile on May 11; and in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 22.
All three concerts will take place in large stadiums. The show in Lima, McCartney’s first ever performance there, will take place at the 80,000 capacity stadium Estadio Monumental, which is the country’s second largest stadium.
In Santiago, he will be performing at Estadio Nacional Julio Martinez Pradanos, Chile’s largest stadium, which has a 47,000 seating capacity.
In Rio, McCartney will performed at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange, site for the Summer Olympics in 2016. According to the McCartney website, the singer will be the first musician to play in the stadium. It opened in 2007.
On April 14, tickets will be going on sale. McCartney’s website will announce presale details.