- Barclays Center
- 29,898 / 29,898 (for the 2 dates at Barclays Center)
- $5,189,250 (for the 2 dates at Barclays Center)
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This concert was the first of two nights in Brooklyn.
From Paul McCartney Triumphs in Brooklyn – Rolling Stone, June 9, 2013:
The roughly 16,000 fans who poured into Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for Saturday evening’s Paul McCartney concert had a pretty good idea of what would unfold over the next few hours. Judging by the vintage t-shirts and balding heads, many had seen him before and knew it was only a matter of time before they swayed in unison to “Hey Jude,” felt the heat from the “Live and Let Die” fireballs and screamed about the Jailer Man and Sailor Sam during “Band On The Run.”
Over the past eleven years, Paul McCartney has toured pretty heavily with the same four-piece band and these things have become ritualized. That’s not to say the show has become boring. It’s nearly impossible to feel anything but excitement watching McCartney play many of the greatest rock songs ever written, and he’s careful to bring more than a few surprises each time he comes around.
Also, it’s impossible to feel bored when McCartney is obviously having this much fun. (It’s not like he needs the money at this point.) “At an event this cool,” he said before breaking out the 1976 Wings hit “Listen To What The Man Said,” “I just want to take a moment to myself to drink it all in.” He then stepped to the front of the stage, held up his vintage Hofner bass and soaked in a deafening applause. […]
Many celebrities were in the audience : Paul’s daughter, Stella, Cameron Diaz, Paul Simon, New-York mayor Michael Bloomberg…
what a fun night in new york! it’s always a party…great crowd. nice to hunker down here for a bit.Rusty Anderson – from Twitter
Brooklyn, you knocked me out – We had a party playing for you at #barclay hellz yesBrian Ray – from Twitter
Last updated on January 29, 2021
Setlist for the soundcheck
Setlist for the concert