Paul McCartney live: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Paul McCartney performed at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California, USA, on 30 March 2010.

It was the second show of the Up And Coming Tour, which lasted for 38 dates between March 2010 and June 2011, and the first of two consecutive nights at the Hollywood Bowl. This concert was seen by 33,916 fans.

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).

The concert lasted nearly three hours. McCartney opened with ‘Venus And Mars’/‘Rock Show’, which contains the lines: “You’ve got rock and roll at the Hollywood Bowl/We’ll be there, oh yeah”.

The Beatles performed three triumphant shows at the venue on 23 August 1964 and 29 and 30 August 1965, which were recorded by Capitol Records. Highlights from the recordings were released in 1977 as The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl. McCartney also performed there on 16 April 1993.

The first time we came here, we were little kids. It looks like that now. Then, we thought we were great big men… You couldn’t hear anything we were singing because of the girls screaming.
Paul McCartney

Unlike his previous concert in Glendale, Arizona, McCartney didn’t perform ‘Every Night’, and ‘Letting Go’ was brought forward towards the start of the show.

Paul McCartney – Up And Coming Tour (2010-2011)

Concert setlist

Up And Coming Tour dates

Last updated: 12 February 2024
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