Paul McCartney announces first dates of ‘Freshen Up’ 2018 tour

The legendary Beatle will tour Canada in support of his upcoming new solo album, 'Egypt Station'

Sir Paul McCartney has announced the first dates of his ‘Freshen Up’ world tour – check out details of the shows below.

The Beatle will tour in support of his forthcoming new solo album ‘Egypt Station’, which is set for release on September 7. The record – his seventeenth solo LP – has largely been produced by Greg Kurstin.

McCartney has today (July 3) announced the first dates of the ‘Freshen Up’ tour, with the musician set to visit Canada for four gigs in September.


Explaining the meaning behind the title of the forthcoming jaunt, McCartney said: “We are looking forward to freshening up our show and playing some of our songs from the new album alongside those songs we know you like to hear. Get ready to rock, Canada!”

Tickets for the below dates will go on general sale on July 13 – find out more information on special fan pre-sales here.

You can see the first details of the ‘Freshen Up’ tour below.

17 – Quebec City, QC – the Videotron Centre
20 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
28 – Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place
30 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place


Last month, McCartney recalled the experience of writing music with Kanye West – lifting the lid on the creative process behind the pair’s 2015 Rihanna collaboration ‘FourFiveSeconds’.