Paul McCartney live: Madison Square Garden, New York City

Paul McCartney performed at Madison Square Garden in New York City, USA, on 26 April 2002.

It was the 14th date of the Driving World Tour, which lasted for 58 dates across four countries between April and November 2002, and the first of two consecutive nights at Madison Square Garden.

The performances of ‘Coming Up’, ‘Your Loving Flame’, ‘Hey Jude’, and ‘Lady Madonna’ from this show appear on the 2002 live albums Back In The US and Back In The World.

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).

McCartney had previously performed at Madison Square Garden with Wings on 24 and 25 May 1976; during the Paul McCartney World Tour on 11, 12, 14, and 15 December 1989; and for The Concert For New York City on 20 October 2001.

He returned there for the US Tour on 30 September, 1, 4, and 5 October 2005; the Concert For Sandy Relief on 12 December 2012; and for the One On One Tour on 15 and 17 September 2017.

Paul McCartney Driving World Tour 2002 poster

Concert setlist

Driving World Tour dates

Last updated: 1 February 2024
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