Paul McCartney to Headline Quebec City's 400th Birthday Party

July 1, 2008 10:48 AM ET

Paul McCartney will help Quebec City celebrate its 400th anniversary by performing in the French-Canadian province on July 20th. The show is expected to be Macca's only North American concert this year, and his first performance in Canada since 2005. "Music is a good way to celebrate an anniversary like this. It's a universal language which unites everyone," McCartney said in a video message. "Our two countries have historic links which remain important today. We're eager to celebrate this 400th anniversary with Quebec." The former Beatle will perform at the city's Plains of Abraham. Now if only the city can bring the Nordiques back into the NHL, it'd be a real party.

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