McCartney Returning To Quebec

Paul McCartney continues to build his “Out There” itinerary one date at a time.  Today Quebec City gets a dose of Macca love with the announcement of a July show with the former Beatle returning to the same venue he played in 2008.

Photo: AP Photo / Keystone
Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland

Yes, the fine citizens of Quebec City began dancing in the streets after hearing the news that McCartney will rock out at the Plains Of Abraham.  Well, maybe not dancing in the streets but unconfirmed reports indicate at least one couple may or may not have been Jitterbugging near Place d’Armes.

Here’s McCartney’s “Out There” tour as it stands today:

May 4 – Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Mineirao Stadium  
May 6 – Goiania, Brazil, Serra Dourada Stadium
May 9 – Fortaleza, Brazil, Castelao Stadium
May 18 – Orlando, Fla., Amway Center
May 19 – Orlando, Fla., Amway Center
May 22 – Austin, Texas, Frank Erwin Center
May 23 – Austin, Texas, Frank Erwin Center
May 26 – Memphis, Tenn., FedExForum
May 29 – Tulsa, Okla., BOK Center
May 30 – Tulsa, Okla., BOK Center
June 8 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Barclays Center
June 10 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Barclays Center
June 22 – Warsaw, Poland, Stadion Narodowy
June 25 – Verona, Italy, Teatro Romano
June 27 – Vienna, Austria, Ernst Happel Stadion
July 7 – Ottawa, Ontario, Scotiabank Place
July 9 – Boston, Mass., Fenway Park
July 12 – Washington, D.C., Nationals Park
July 14 – Indianapolis, Ind., Bankers Life Fieldhouse
July 16 – Milwaukee, Wis., Miller Park
July 19 – Seattle, Wash., Safeco Field
July 23 – Quebec City, Quebec, Plains Of Abraham
Aug. 12 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Investors Group Field        
Aug. 14 – Regina, Saskatchewan, Mosaic Stadium At Taylor Field

Not appearing on the list are McCartney’s gigs at Bonnaroo and Outside Lands because those festivals haven’t announced their daily schedules.  Generally speaking, McCartney will play Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn., sometime during the festival’s June 13-16 run. Same goes for San Francisco’s Outside Lands, scheduled for Aug. 9-11.

Folks having festival passes and front-stage zone tickets for the Festival d’été de Quebec may purchase tickets for the July 23 concert via a pre-sale beginning May 4 and running through May 10.  General onsales launch May 11.  Head on over to for more information.