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McCartney to play iTunes festival

iTunesIn lieu of a worldwide tour it looks like Paul is playing several promotional spots with his secret gigs and some one-off festivals here and there.  We can add one more live performance to his itinerary.  It looks like he is going to make a UK apeparance at the iTunes music festival on July 5th.  It seems to be an ongoing festival throughout July.  Too cool.

The overall festival lineup looks promising.  We’ll keep you posted as more details filter out.

Would a full-blown McCartney tour be too much to ask?  I’m really chomping at the bit to hear House of Wax performed live.

Here’s what we’ve read.

Paul McCartney has been announced to play the iTunes Festival in London at the Institute Of Contemporary Arts on July 5.

The Beatles legend will join up to 60 acts playing at the 350 capacity venue every night in July.

Other new acts added to the line-up include The Go! Team (6) and Aqualung (21).

Kasabian will close the festival with a headline slot on July 31.

Entry is free of charge for competition-winners and all performances will be recorded for sale exclusively in the iTunes store.
The full A-Z line up so far is:

Amy Winehouse (July 25)
Aqualung (21)
Athlete (13)
Beardyman (7)
Ben’s Brother (8)
Beverley Knight (19)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (4)
Crowded House (2)
Dhafer Youssef (16)
Duke Special (29)
Editors (11)
Gianna Nannini (15)
Goldspot (28)
GoodBooks (11)
Groove Armada (7)
Imogen Heap (10)
Jack Penate (27)
Jamie Scott & The Town (21)
Just Jack (26)
Justin Nozuka (2)
Kasabian (31)
Little Man Tate (20)
Mika (1)
Mr Hudson & The Library (26)
Mutya Buena (7)
Paolo Nutini (14)
Paul McCartney (5)
Stereophonics (20)
The Go! Team (6)
The Hoosiers (3)
The Pigeon Detectives (18)
The Rakes (18)
The View (9)
Tiny Dancers (13)
Travis (3)

For more information go to iTunesfestival.com.

Source: NME


5 Responses

  1. oh i’m really happy that in this list there’s an Italian singer that i know very well,she’s a rocker,like sir Paul.really good!but i’m really happy that sir Paul is the greatest star in this list ,i know few names:apart sir Paul,and Gianna Nannini,i know,Amy Winehouse,Paolo Nutini,Stereophonics,The go team,Groove Armada,Mika,Travis,and that’s all.

  2. hey… do you have any info about Paul making an european tour?

  3. for mgl:hey,hi!well,for these months i haven’t heard any news about some tours in Europe,but probably he’ll making something in U.K:!in Italy for now,no tour !he went on tour in Rome for two concerts on 2002 and it was an awesome experience!in the last few weeks he was awarded by an Italian award for music.anyway,if i’ll have some news about European tours,i’ll tell you,instead!ok?see you!**Ulla**

  4. allan, look…..ulla got a boy friend………too bad for allan……..

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