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Paul McCartney Adds More Dates to World Tour
By: Gary Graff

Paul McCartney
continues to expand the itinerary for his Out There! World Tour.

On Tuesday (March 26), the former Beatle announced a three-date swing through Brazil, with stadium shows in Belo Horizonte (May 4), Goiania (May 6) and Fortaleza (May 9). McCartney and his band are also playing June 22 in Warsaw, Poland, June 25 in Verona, Italy, and June 27 in Vienna, Austria, as well as at the Bonnaroo Music Festival during mid-June in Manchester, Tenn.

Other North American dates are pending, although the Boston Globe reports that McCartney will play July 9 at Fenway Park.

McCartney's longtime guitarist Rusty Anderson tells us that he likes playing those kind of large-scale shows better than smaller venues:

"The big stadiums...are actually my favorite because the sound is so good and expansive and open, and it's just kind of an event...Each stadium has its own vibe and sort of layout. We've done them all, but, yeah, and I think it keeps it exciting for Paul, mixing up the venues."

McCartney is currently working on a new album and also plans a deluxe reissue of the 1976 live album "Wings Over America" on May 28, which will include a DVD of the concert film "Rockshow."

McCartney's other recent releases include the song "Cut Me Some Slack," which he recorded with former members of Nirvana for Dave Grohl's "Sound City" documentary, and some bass playing he contributed to Michel Gondry's new film "Mood Indigo."

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