Wings 1973 UK Tour

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Wings 1973 UK Tour
Tour by Wings
Associated album Red Rose Speedway
Start date 11 May 1973
End date 10 July 1973
Legs 2
Shows 21
Wings concert chronology
Wings Over Europe Tour
(1972)
Wings 1973 UK Tour
(1973)
Wings Over the World tour
(1975–6)

During the spring and early summer of 1973, Paul McCartney's band Wings performed on a concert tour of the United Kingdom.

Promotion[edit]

The tour was for the purpose of promoting the band's latest album, Red Rose Speedway, as well as the single "Live and Let Die" from the James Bond film of the same name. Prior to the tour, Wings performed unannounced at the London Hard Rock Cafe on March 18 in support of the charity organisation Release.

Wings' lineup for the tour was Paul and Linda McCartney, Denny Laine, Henry McCullough, and Denny Seiwell.

The support group for the entire tour was pub rock legends Brinsley Schwarz who Paul and Linda asked to be on the tour after seeing them perform at the London Hard Rock Cafe's opening night a few weeks previously.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
11 May 1973 Bristol England Bristol Hippodrome
12 May 1973 Oxford New Theatre
13 May 1973 Cardiff Wales Capitol Cinema and Theatre
15 May 1973 Bournemouth England Winter Gardens
16 May 1973 Manchester Hardrock
17 May 1973
18 May 1973 Liverpool Liverpool Empire Theatre
2 performances
19 May 1973 Leeds Leeds University
21 May 1973 Preston Guild Hall
22 May 1973 Newcastle upon Tyne Odeon Cinema
23 May 1973 Edinburgh Scotland Odeon Cinema
2 performances
24 May 1973 Glasgow Green’s Playhouse
25 May 1973 London England Hammersmith Odeon
26 May 1973
27 May 1973
4 July 1973 Sheffield City Hall
6 July 1973 Birmingham Birmingham Odeon
9 July 1973 Leicester Odeon
10 July 1973 Newcastle upon Tyne City Hall

Tour set list[edit]

References[edit]