Paul McCartney already announced 12-dates on his stadium tour across the United States and now he’ll be making another stop. The former Beatle will play back-to-back shows in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center on June 8 and 10.

Of course, McCartney didn’t make some low key announcement via the Internet that he was coming back to New York for the first time since taking the stage at the 12-12-12 benefit concert. Though the strange 14-second announcement video he released is anything but low key. Watch below.

No, instead he had Brooklyn’s Borough President Marty Markowitz, joined by two Buckingham Palace style guards and an English phone booth,  make the announcement at a mock press conference outside of the Barclays Center. Markowitz even announced that part of Atlantic Avenue, the street that runs alongside the stadium, will be renamed “Abbey Road” through June.

166906105 Paul McCartney Returns To New York This SummerMike Pont/Getty Images

Tickets for McCartney’s Brooklyn shows go on sale Monday, April 22nd at 10 am EST and can be purchased through

The Out There tour will be highlighted by brand new production in addition to hours of McCartney’s greatest hits covering not only his work with The Beatles and Wings, but his solo stuff too. 

The complete Out There tour dates are listed below:

05.18 | Orlando, FL | Amway Center
05.19 | Orlando, FL | Amway Center
05.22 | Austin, TX | Frank Erwin Center
05.23 | Austin, TX | Frank Erwin Center
05.26 | Memphis, TN | FedEx Forum
05.29 | Tulsa, OK | BOK Center
05.30 | Tulsa, OK | BOK Center
06.08 | Brooklyn, NY | Barclays Center
06.10 | Brooklyn, NY | Barclays Center
07.09 | Boston, MA | Fenway Park
07.12 | Washington, DC | Nationals Ballpark
07.14 | Indianapolis, IN | Bankers Life Fieldhouse
07.16 | Milwaukee, WI | Miller Park
07.19 | Seattle, WA | Safeco Field

-E.J. Judge, WCBS-FM/NYC


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