Paul McCartney live: Royal Albert Hall, London

Paul McCartney performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England, on 29 March 2012.

It was the 23rd show of the On The Run Tour, which lasted for 37 dates between July 2011 and November 2012. The set was shorter than other On The Run dates, with several songs dropped.

This was a charity event in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. McCartney rearranged his European tour dates specifically to play the concert for the cancer charity, which has The Who’s Roger Daltrey as one of its patrons.

The concert was introduced by Paul Weller, who described McCartney as “a fella I’ve been listening to my whole life”. Weller and Daltrey both joined McCartney’s band on stage for a performance of The Beatles’ ‘Get Back’, also featuring The Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood.

This was McCartney’s first performance at the Royal Albert Hall since the Concert For George in 2002. It was also the 141st anniversary of the venue’s official opening ceremony by Queen Victoria and Edward, Prince of Wales, in 1871.

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

Concert setlist

On The Run Tour dates

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