Paul McCartney live at Echo Arena, Liverpool

8.00pm, Tuesday 20 December 2011 (2 years ago)

Sir Paul McCartney performed at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, in the last show of his On The Run tour in 2011.

It was McCartney’s first show in Liverpool since the Up And Coming Tour stopped at the O2 Academy on 20 December 2010.

The setlist was largely the same as his show the night before in Manchester, although there were two notable additions: Penny Lane and Mull Of Kintyre, the latter song during the encore. Penny Lane was introduced with the words: “We don’t normally play this one, but we’ve stuck it in tonight. I think you’ll see why.”

He also performed I’ve Just Seen A Face and I Will in place of I’m Looking Through You and And I Love Her.

Before the concert McCartney was presented with an Echo Arena Icon award by the venue’s chief executive Bob Prattey.

Sir Paul is the biggest musical icon of all time so we hope our award is a fitting tribute.

He seemed extremely proud to accept the award and thrilled to be playing in Liverpool for the final leg of his latest tour.

Bob Prattey

McCartney’s band was Paul ‘Wix’ Wickens (vocals, keyboards, guitar, percussion, harmonica), Brian Ray (vocals, guitar, bass), Rusty Anderson (vocals, guitar) and Abe Laboriel Jr (vocals, drums).

On The Run tour dates:

3 Responses to “Paul McCartney live at Echo Arena, Liverpool”

  1. it's mikew

    I was at the Echo Arena concert and Paul definitely reverted to singing Drive My Car rather than Got To Get You Into My Life.

    Love the site, by the way!

  2. johnnymain

    I was at the Liverpool gig and despiet the wait to get in (delaying the start time slightly) it was an awesome show.

  3. Daniel Quayle

    I was at the Liverpool Gig, and he definitely started with Hello Goodbye, and didn’t play Magical Mystery Tour


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