NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Paul McCartney has added another venue to his 2013 "Up and Coming" North American Tour. Residents of the New York metropolitan area can rejoice since he will be performing at the Barclays Center for two nights - June 8th and June 10th. Ticket presales for these concerts will be available on Friday, April 19th at 10:00 a.m. Local Time. The official onsale date for this concert will be on Monday, April 22nd. Cheap Concert Tickets is extending the exclusive customer appreciation code MCCARTNEY for additional savings.
The Barclays Center is located in Brooklyn, New York and it serves as a varied purpose venue. Along with hosting various top name concerts throughout the year, the Barclays Center is also the home of the Brooklyn Nets. In 2015, the New York Islanders will also call the Barclays Center home. This state of the art venue opened its doors on September 21, 2012. Jay-Z had the honors of performing the first concert at this amazing venue on September 28, 2102.
After 55 years in the music industry, Paul McCartney is still moving along and going places. In the past calendar year, McCartney had several concerts at premium venues and additionally he performed at the 2012 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremonies. Those who watched the Olympics were treated to the classic song "Hey Jude." He also invited the audience to sing along with him.
With his busy 2011-2012 concert tour of 30 cities, he still had time to go to Paris and accept the Legion of Honour, France's highest civilian award for his contribution to music. Sir Paul McCartney was already conferred a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth, along with several other honors, not just for being a musician but also for his humanitarian and charitable contributions.
Paul McCartney's career started in 1955 when he joined John Lennon in a band called The Quarrymen. This later evolved to become The Beatles, arguably the most successful band of all time. After The Beatles disbanded, he continued his musical career, forming the band Wings and later as a solo artist.
As a musician, and composer, has had 60 gold records, with sales of more than 100 million album copies, and more than 100 million singles copies. As such Guinness World Records' calls him "the most successful composer and recording artist of all time." He is also considered as "the most successful songwriter" in the United Kingdom.
With his successful career and celebrity status, he has been instrumental in bringing various causes to the public eye. Among the issues and causes he has joined are campaigns raising awareness about landmines, seal hunting and poverty. He has also been a long time animal rights activist. He has also figured prominently in charity events and concerts like Band Aid, Live Aid, Ferry Aid, Concerts for the People of Kampuchea, as well as campaigns in support of Aung Suu Kyii, the Burmese Nobel Peace Prize Winner.
Paul McCartney has always been a driven man and it seems that there he has no plans of slowing down. It isn't often that a successful man with a knighthood would be working as hard at 70 as he did when he was in his twenties. Even after all that he has accomplished, expect more to come from Sir Paul.
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