Paul McCartney live: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

Paul McCartney performed at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, England, on 2 January 1990.

It was the 43rd date of the Paul McCartney World Tour, which lasted for 102 dates across 14 countries between September 1989 and July 1990, and the first of six non-consecutive nights at the NEC. Tickets were priced at £16.50 and £18.50.

The performance of ‘Inner City Madness’ from the day’s soundcheck appears on the 1990 live album Tripping The Live Fantastic.

McCartney’s band was Linda McCartney on vocals, keyboards, and percussion; Hamish Stuart on guitar, bass guitar, and vocals; Robbie McIntosh on guitar and vocals; Paul ‘Wix’ Wickens on keyboards and vocals; and Chris Whitten on drums and percussion.

Paul McCartney World Tour 1989-90 poster

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Paul McCartney World Tour dates

Last updated: 17 January 2024
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Paul McCartney live: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
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