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Paul McCartney to Play Hollywood Bowl March 30-31, Presale starts Tuesday*
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.
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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Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
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