Paul McCartney live: Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester

Paul McCartney performed at the Manchester Evening News Arena in Manchester, England, on 19 December 2011.

It was the 18th show of the On The Run Tour, which lasted for 37 dates between July 2011 and November 2012. This concert was seen by 14,800 fans.

The setlist was largely the same as his 14 December concert in Moscow, Russia, aside from the inclusion of ‘Got To Get You Into My Life’ instead of ‘Drive My Car’, ‘I’m Looking Through You’ instead of ‘I’ve Just Seen A Face’, and ‘And I Love Her’ in place of ‘I Will’.

He also added the 1979 festive song ‘Wonderful Christmastime’ to the first encore section, accompanied with a choir and a backdrop of giant snowflakes.

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).

This was McCartney’s first show in Manchester since the Back In The World tour, which stopped at the MEN Arena on 9 and 10 April 2003.

Paul McCartney – On The Run Tour 2011-2012

Concert setlist

On The Run Tour dates

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