Paul McCartney, who has been announcing new shows for his growing One On One Tour on a daily basis this week, added two more U.S. shows on Wednesday that will bring him back to the U.S. after the tour hits Europe. He announced he’ll play SummerFest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on July 8 and Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Aug. 13, his first St. Louis concert since 2012. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles playing Busch Memorial Stadium on Aug. 21, 1966.
American Express card holders can get tickets early for both shows. Presale for the St. Louis concert begins through his website at 10 a.m. local time April 8 and continues through 10 a.m. local time April 14. For the Milwaukee concert, the pre-sale starts at 10 a.m. local time April 12 and runs through 10 a.m. local time April 14. It’ll be his first concert in Milwaukee since 2013. General sale for both shows begins at 10 a.m. April 15. Tickets for McCartney’s North America One On One shows are also available here and here.
This makes the sixth and seventh concerts he’s added in three days. On Tuesday, he added a June 24 show at Bergenhus Fortress in Bergen, Norway. On Monday, he added four other stops in Argentina May 15 at Alberto Kempes Stadium in Córdoba and May 17 and 19 at the Estadio Unico de la Plata in Buenos Aires and in Denmark June 27 at Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning, Denmark.
With the new dates, McCartney is now playing a total of 25 shows on the new One on One Tour, which will begin April 13 at Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Other North American shows on the first U.S. swing will take place in Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; North Little Rock, Arkansas; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Two Canadian show in Vancouver, British Columbia are also on the itinerary.
After the first trip through North America, the tour flies down to South America for the Argentina shows in mid-May, then Europe to play Dusseldorf, Germany and Paris at the end of May, then Madrid, Munich, the Netherlands, Berlin, the Czech Republic, Norway and Denmark into June before heading back to the U.S. in July. The tour will also hit two rock festivals in June in the Netherlands and Belgium. There are rumors he’ll play in the UK, possibly even Liverpool, though nothing has been announced. Be sure to see our special news wrap-up for all you need to know about the McCartney One on One Tour.
McCartney announced last week he’ll release a new compilation called “Pure McCartney.” The new set will come in a 2-CD standard edition, a 4-CD deluxe version with a book and a 4-LP vinyl release and also be available digitally on iTunes.