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Paul McCartney to Play Hollywood Bowl March 30-31, Presale starts Tuesday*

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Paul McCartney Plays at Coachella 2009 (see more photos here) | Photo by Joey Maloney/LAist

*UPDATED 2/23 to add 2nd show info

We've been hearing rumors of the Macca's grand return to the Hollywood Bowl for some time.

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We can now confirm that Sir Paul will visit the Bowl next month, and tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Presale starts tomorrow (Tues 2/23) at 10 a.m (Amex / Fan Club / Hot Seat Pkg).

Face value ranges from $50 to $350 per ticket, so don't let any readers of lesser blogs try to scam you for $1,000 just yet.

A second show has been rumored but not announced at this point.
Tickets for a second night, March 31, went on presale for AMEX card-carriers around 11 am Tuesday. Go get 'em!

It's been 45-and-a-half years since the Beatles historic 1964 performance at the Bowl, but celebrating the songs of the Beatles has become an annual tradition at the venue. Recent years have brought a Sgt. Peppers anniversary celebration with Cheap Trick filling in for the Fab Four, and an entire weekend is blocked out this July for A Beatles Celebration with special guests Patti Austin, Joe Jackson, and others backed by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

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