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Paul McCartney, Dublin, June – and Gil Scott-Heron, Electric Picnic, September

Following his star turn at the O2 last December, Paul McCartney will play Dublin’s RDS on June 12. Tickets go on sale next Monday and will cost €81.25, €70, €131.25 and €156.25. That puts paid to those ridiculous “Macca for …

Tue, Mar 2, 2010, 10:00

   

Following his star turn at the O2 last December, Paul McCartney will play Dublin’s RDS on June 12. Tickets go on sale next Monday and will cost €81.25, €70, €131.25 and €156.25. That puts paid to those ridiculous “Macca for Slane” rumours – as we pointed out in the comments here, that was a gig which was never going to happen

Meanwhile, thanks to OTR reader P&M for pointing out that Gil Scott-Heron has appeared to confirm his much rumoured appearance at the Electric Picnic in September. The initial batch of acts for that festival is due to be announced later this month – unless, that is, the acts themselves do it first.