Is this the biggest concert announcement made in Grand Rapids? It sure seems like it. Paul McCartney will be playing Van Andel Arena in August!

He’s conquered some of the largest venues on the earth, set numerous records across the globe, cemented his position in music history, and now he sets his sights on Grand Rapids. Paul McCartney is set to make his first ever Grand Rapids appearance at Van Andel Arena this summer. In partnership with Olympia Entertainment, McCartney brings his brand new “One On One” Tour to West Michigan on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 8:00 PM.

The One On One tour has unveiled a dazzling re-designed set, and dozens of classics from the most beloved catalog in popular music, spanning Paul's entire career--as a solo artist, member of Wings and of course as a Beatle—and no shortage of surprises.

The Paul McCartney live experience is everything any music lover could ever want from a rock show—and so much more: Nearly three hours worth of the greatest moments from the last 50 years of music, dozens of songs that have formed the soundtracks of our lives. Paul and his band have played an unparalleled range of venues and locations: outside the Coliseum in Rome, Moscow's Red Square, Buckingham Palace, The White House, a free show in Mexico for over 400,000 people, the last ever show at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park where The Beatles played their final concert 1966, and even one performance broadcast live into Space! Featuring Paul's band of the last 10+ years – Paul "Wix" Wickens (keyboards), Brian Ray (bass/guitar), Rusty Anderson (guitar) and Abe Laboriel Jr (drums) – the show is never anything short of life-changing. I dare say, our lives will be changed August 15th!

The One On One Tour features a brand new production, as always utilizing state of the art audio and video technology to ensure an unforgettable experience from every seat in the house. Employing massive screens, lasers, fireworks and, of course, a staggering selection of the best songs ever written or performed, every Paul McCartney show promises a once in a lifetime evening that transcends and elevates the potential of live music.

Tickets will go on sale beginning Monday, May 2 at 10:00 AM and will be available for $29.50, $99, $168, and $253 at the Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place® box offices, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000. A purchase limit of six (6) tickets will apply to every order and prices are subject to change.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Thursday, April 28 at 10:00 AM EST through Sunday, May 1 at 10:00 PM. A purchase limit of four (4) tickets will apply to all presale orders.

Keep checking for further announcements.

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