Paul McCartney Sets First Tour Date of 2013

World tour will follow, with a new album also in the works

March 20, 2013 12:05 PM ET
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Sir Paul McCartney performs in New York City.
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Paul McCartney has announced his first live date of 2013 – a June 22nd show at Warsaw, Poland's National Stadium – that marks the beginning of a new tour dubbed "Out There!"

According to the post on his website, McCartney and his band will travel the world throughout 2013, with a focus on visiting places they've never been before. Fittingly, the June 22nd concert is McCartney's first-ever show in Poland.

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The post also noted McCartney that is working on a new studio album that will follow-up last year's standards LP, Kisses on the Bottom. He's also set to headline this year's Bonnaroo festival along with Tom Petty, Mumford & Sons and more.

More dates and details regarding the "Out There!" tour will come in the near future, and the post noted that McCartney's set list will include songs from throughout his career as a solo artist and member of Wings and the Beatles.

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