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From All Access Music Group, August 22, 2017:
The DAVID LYNCH FOUNDATION has launched a campaign with the fundraising platform OMAZE, partnering with music legend PAUL McCARTNEY to offer an exclusive VIP experience at his SEPTEMBER 21st show at BARCLAYS CENTER in BROOKLYN. […] The grand prize winner and guest will join PAUL to sing THE BEATLES’ “Get Back” with him on stage during a sound check before the evening show. […]
Meet Paul McCartney and Sit VIP at his Show in New York
You ready to Get Back? Yes sir. The one and only Paul McCartney is performing a huge arena show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and while there’ll be tens of thousands of loyal fans, Paul’s bringing just one on stage with him: YOU. Not only will you and your guest score VIP tickets to the show, you’ll also get exclusive access to the sound check earlier in the day. That’s where you’ll see the master at work, getting everything perfect for the main event. That’s ALSO where you’ll join Paul—one of the world’s most legendary musicians ever in the history of the world—ON STAGE and sing “Get Back” with him! You can freak out now. We don’t have to tell you how incredible this experience is, do we? Flights and hotel included.
Who you’ll help
The David Lynch Foundation (DLF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2005, targets the epidemic of trauma and toxic stress among under-resourced populations through the implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation technique. DLF has served more than 500,000 children and adults worldwide, with a focus on urban youth in underserved schools, veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and their families, and women and children who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. DLF also works with the homeless, prison populations, people living with HIV/AIDS, and others.
From PageSix, September 20, 2017:
They say it’s his birthday!
Jimmy Fallon rang in his 43rd birthday on Tuesday night at Paul McCartney’s concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center — and even got an on-stage serenade from the legendary performer.
McCartney took a break from his usual setlist to ask if anyone in the audience was celebrating a birthday. The spotlight then landed on Fallon and his group — including wife Nancy Juvonen and “Saturday Night Live” honcho Lorne Michaels — in their floor seats.
“Wait a minute, who’s this guy?” McCartney asked from the stage. “Hey, wait a minute, is that Jimmy, Jimmy Fallon? … Happy birthday, Jim! OK, Jim, this is especially for you and the other people who’ve got a birthday.”
McCartney and his band launched into the Beatles hit “Birthday,” before the audience joined in by singing the classic version of the tune. The cameras captured Fallon on the big screens as he freaked out about the performance.
Fallon was also spotted hanging out during the concert with celebrity chef Mario Batali — who was celebrating his own 57th birthday, but got no special shout-out from McCartney during the show. But McCartney later shared an Instagram message for both famous birthday boys and hosted them backstage to continue the celebration with a champagne toast and cake.
Last updated on March 21, 2021
Setlist for the soundcheck
Setlist for the concert