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From paulmccartney.com, April 25, 2013:
Paul McCartney has confirmed that his all-new 2013 “Out There” tour will include a visit to Canada for three new shows — two out of three in cities Paul has never before played: On July 7, Paul will play his historic first ever show in Ottawa, at Scotiabank Place. On August 12, Paul will return to Winnipeg for the first time since his New World Tour in 1993, for one night only at Investors Group Field. Finally on August 14, Paul will make his debut in Regina, playing his first ever show in the Queen City at Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field.
From Paul McCartney thrills fans at Winnipeg concert | CBC News, August 13, 2013:
Thousands of Paul McCartney fans packed Winnipeg’s Investors Group Field on Monday night to see the former Beatle in his first performance in the Manitoba capital in 20 years.
Just before the sold-out concert began, Mayor Sam Katz presented McCartney with the Key to the City.
“We are thrilled to present Sir Paul with the Key to the City,” Katz stated in a news release Monday evening.
“Not only have his songs touched generations of music fans, his many years of working with charitable organizations has set a tremendous example of caring and humanity for us all.” […]
From Paul McCartney touches down at IGF | Winnipeg Sun, August 13, 2013:
Fifty years ago, they swooned. But on Monday, Paul McCartney fans in Winnipeg were ready and waiting — on their feet dancing and singing to Beatles hits before the 71-year-old rock icon even took the stage.
Twenty years after McCartney’s first touchdown in Winnipeg, Monday night’s show — before 31,200 fans at Investors Group Field — felt like a homecoming for many longtime listeners, they told The Sun.
McCartney took the stage just after 8:30 with “Eight Days A Week.”
He took a break to say “Thank you, Winnipeg!” to which several exuberant fans immediately retorted, “No, thank YOU.” Even “thank you, Winnipeggians,” prompted an eruption of cheers as McCartney mixed a few Wings and solo career songs in with Beatles hits.
Several lucky fans had scored cut-rate tickets in the days leading up to the show, but the most dedicated bought back in April for $200-400. But just like 20 years ago, even at a new stadium, there were plenty of fans camped out for the free show outside.
According to the cheers, most fans were from Canada “but not Winnipeg,” when Sir Paul asked.
Highlights from the show included a crowd singalong to “Hey Jude” that had serious pipes — some prepared fans had even brought “na na na na na” signs — classic-rock worthy pyrotechnics on “Live or Let Die” and a hard-rocking first encore then a slowed-down second encore, called off by “Yesterday,” that sent the show well over 2.5 hours. […]
From For Whom The Bell Tells, September 17, 2013:
‘Returning to Winnipeg for the first time in two decades, McCartney proved he could still whip a crowd into a frenzy with the wink of an eye and a shake of his shaggy mop top.
McCartney looked at home on stage, in a white button-down shirt, slim blue jeans and yes, what appeared to be a pair of Beatle boots. He chatted between songs, telling stories about his time in London in the ‘60s with guitarists Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix.’
Metro News Winnipeg
Last updated on January 30, 2021
Investors Group Field
This was the 1st and only concert played at Investors Group Field.
Setlist for the soundcheck
Setlist for the concert