Paul McCartney live: Yas Arena, Abu Dhabi

Paul McCartney performed at the Yas Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 13 November 2011.

It was the ninth show of the On The Run Tour, which lasted for 37 dates between July 2011 and November 2012.

The day before McCartney and his wife Nancy watched the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The concert was the last event in three nights of Formula 1 weekend events, which also saw performances by Britney Spears, Incubus and The Cult. The F1 concert series was available to holders of tickets to the Grand Prix races.

This was McCartney’s first concert in the UAE. He greeted the crowd with a shout of “Marhaba Abu Dhabi!”

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 – On The Run Tour 2011-2012

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On The Run Tour dates

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