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Tickets to Liverpool McCartney show sell out in hours

Credit: PA

Tickets for the much anticipated Liverpool stop of Paul McCartney's 'Out There Tour' have sold out in just a few hours.

In the first 18 months since its launch, the ‘Out There’ tour has been seen by almost two million people around the world. So far, this tour has seen Paul and his band perform a total of 64 shows in 12 different countries in venues of all different shapes and sizes.

It will be the first time McCartney has played in UK since 2012’s special Teenage Cancer Trust show at the Royal Albert Hall.

It’s always great when you get to play in your home country. It’s been a little while since I’ve performed here so we’re planning a few surprises and looking forward to playing some songs we’ve never played here. We’ve taken this tour all over the world but there’s nothing quite like rocking out with your home audience. We’ll see you soon.”

– Paul McCartney

Tickets for Paul’s European tourwent on sale this morning at 10am and due to the incredible response and first show selling out within an hour a second show in London has been added.

“Sir Paul McCartney playing a homecoming gig at Echo Arena is one of the hottest tickets in town and demand to see Liverpool’s biggest legend has been spectacular. This will be the second time we have welcomed Sir Paul to our venue, his last performance here in 2011 was something special. It is a privilege to host this music icon once again and a coup for the city.”

– Tim Banfield, commercial director of ACC Liverpool, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena,