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Paul McCartney ‘Freshen Up’ Tour Comes To Rupp Arena

Posted at 9:24 AM, Aug 31, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-   Paul McCartney is coming to the Bluegrass in 2019!!!

Paul McCartney has confirmed his eagerly anticipated return to the U.S. with his new Freshen Up tour.

Five confirmed dates have been announced, marking Paul’s first series of Stateside concerts since the One On One Tour that played to some two million fans around the world during 2016 and 2017.

The Freshen Up tour is Paul’s first outing following the release of his brand new studio album, Egypt Station, out September 7th on Capitol Records. Featuring the AAA Top 10 single “Come On To Me,” Egypt Station is already generating rave reviews, with Q magazine writing in a 4-star review that Paul is “enjoying his music too much to stop now. And so, for that matter, are we,” and Rolling Stone raving “Macca keeps adding new gems to his songbook, with nothing to prove except he’s the only genius who can do this… And, oh yeah — in his spare time, he happens to still be the greatest live performer on Earth.”

 Paul will also be appearing on The Howard Stern Show September 5th and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon September 6th.

On June 1, Paul will return to Rupp Arena in Lexington KY for the first time since 1990.

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday September 7th at 10am local time.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, September 4 at 10am local time through Thursday, September 6 at 10pm local time.