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From paulmccartney.com, December 31, 2016:
Gets ONE ON ONE with Japan
First 2017 Tour Dates Confirmed
27th April: The Dome, TOKYO
29th April: The Dome, TOKYO
30th April: The Dome, TOKYO
Paul McCartney will be getting ‘One On One’ with Japan this April – his first set of live dates to be announced in 2017.
Speaking about his forthcoming visit Paul said: “I’m really excited to be taking the ‘One On One’ Tour to Japan. We always have an amazing time there and the audiences have always been so brilliant. We have such special memories from our last trip and we look forward to making many more this time round. Let’s rock Japan!”
His new ‘One On One’ Tour launched in the US in 2016 and saw him play 41 shows across 12 different countries to over 1.2 million people, winning rave reviews from both concert-goers and the media. The final run of shows in 2016 concluded with Paul’s headlining performance at the already now legendary Desert Trip festival in the US.
Since visiting Japan with his sold-out ‘Out There’ Tour in 2015, which involved an historic evening at The Budokan, his new ‘One On One’ show includes a dazzling re-designed production as well as previously never performed classics from the most beloved catalogue in popular music. The ‘One On One’ Tour spans Paul’s entire career – from his earliest work with The Quarrymen through to his most recent collaboration with Kanye West and Rihanna – as well as global treasures from The Beatles, Wings and his solo catalogue – there is no shortage of surprises.
The Paul McCartney live experience is everything any music lover could ever want from a rock show — and so much more: Nearly three hours worth of the greatest moments from the last 50 years of music, dozens of songs that have formed the soundtracks of our lives. Paul and his band have played an unparalleled range of venues and locations: outside the Coliseum in Rome, Moscow’s Red Square, Buckingham Palace, The White House, a free show in Mexico for over 400,000 people, the last ever show at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park where The Beatles played their final concert 1966, and even one performance broadcast live into Space! Featuring Paul’s band of the last 10+ years – Paul “Wix” Wickens (keyboards), Brian Ray (bass/guitar), Rusty Anderson (guitar) and Abe Laboriel Jr (drums) – the show is never anything short of life-changing.
The ‘One On One’ Tour features a brand new production, as always, utilising state of the art audio and video technology and to ensure an unforgettable experience from every seat in the house. Employing massive screens, lasers, fireworks and, of course, a staggering selection of the best songs ever written or performed, every Paul McCartney show promises a once in a lifetime evening that transcends and elevates the potential of live music.
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