Sir Paul McCartney performed the second of two concerts at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, as part of his Up And Coming Tour.
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Sir Paul McCartney performed the first of two concerts at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, as part of his Up And Coming Tour.
John Lennon woke up regretting having agreed to perform at the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival that evening. Eric Clapton, however, was eager to play, and convinced Lennon that it was too late to back out.
Live music promotor John Brower telephoned the Apple office and spoke to John Lennon, inviting him and Yoko Ono to the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival taking place the following day.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono had flown from London to Barbados on the previous day, hoping to hold their second bed-in for peace at the Sheraton Oceanus Hotel in Freeport.
The sixth date of The Beatles’ final tour took place at the Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto. It was their only Canadian stop on the tour.
The Beatles performed two shows at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada, on this day. They had previously played at the venue on 7 September 1964, and returned for a third and final time on 17 August 1966.
The Beatles performed two concerts on this night at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada. A total of 35,522 tickets were sold for the shows, making $93,000 for the group.