Paul McCartney live: Air Canada Centre, Toronto

Paul McCartney performed at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada on 8 August 2010.

It was the 20th concert of the Up And Coming Tour, which lasted for 38 dates between March 2010 and June 2011, and the second of two consecutive nights in Toronto.

As on the previous night, he performed the 1977 Wings hit ‘Mull Of Kintyre’ during the second encore. McCartney’s band was joined onstage by the Paris Port Dover Pipe Band.

The show, seen by 16,000 people, was McCartney’s 11th solo concert in Canada. The first took place on 9 May 1976 at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. He also played Canadian shows with The Beatles in 1964, 1965 and 1966.

Canada is a great music loving country. I love it. When I was growing up in Liverpool so many people were emigrating to Canada. We would see a lot of friends and family leaving and we’d see them off from the docks. I’ve a lot of relatives and friends who have moved here over the years so it’s always a brilliant place for us to visit.
Paul McCartney

McCartney had previously performed at the Air Canada Centre on 13 April 2002 for the Driving World Tour, and 10 October 2005 for the US Tour. He returned on 17 October 2015 for Out There Tour.

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).

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

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Last updated: 12 February 2024
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