Paul McCartney live: Nippon Budokan, Tokyo

Paul McCartney performed at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan, on 28 April 2015.

It was the 69th show of the Out There Tour, which lasted for 91 dates between May 2013 and October 2015. This concert was seen by 11,833 fans.

The Beatles performed three shows at the Budokan, on 30 June, 1 and 2 July 1966. McCartney returned there during the One On One Tour on 25 April 2017.

McCartney’s setlist was remarkable for being the first ever live performance of the 50-year-old Beatles song ‘Another Girl’. It also saw a number of regular songs dropped from the set, including ‘The Long And Winding Road’, ‘Queenie Eye’, ‘All Together Now’, ‘Lovely Rita’, ‘Eleanor Rigby’, ‘Here Today’, ‘Something’, ‘Band On The Run’, ‘Day Tripper’, ‘Hi, Hi, Hi’ and ‘Helter Skelter’.

It was sensational and quite emotional remembering the first time and then experiencing this fantastic audience tonight. It was thrilling for us and we think it was probably the best show we did in Japan and it was great to be doing the Budokan 49 years later. It was crazy. We loved it.
Paul McCartney

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 – Out There Tour (2013-2015)

Concert setlist

Out There Tour dates

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