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McCartney Tickets Expected to Sell Out

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Sir Paul McCartney is scheduled to bring down the house at the Fargodome, July 12, to what's expected to be a sold-out crowd. Tickets don't go on sale until Monday at the dome's office, but fans are already preparing for the scramble.

"As soon as I saw it on Facebook, I was not supposed to be on the phone," Tailer Schlichting explained of the her Monday morning work hour when she discovered the McCartney announcement. "I turned my mute on in the middle of a call and I screamed."

Perhaps the most joyful Monday morning on record, those echoes could be heard around the valley. But, skyrocketing anticipation is sure to make this a once in a lifetime opportunity as the odds of finding an affordable ticket are diminishing with every passing minute.
"I'm going to check every web site to get the seats and see how good of a seat I can afford," Tailer said.

For fans who don't want to wait for Monday morning, some web sites are selling tickets today at a much higher price. The best seats in the house are going for $1340 on Vividseats.com as of Monday evening. The Fargodome has said those seats will be about $250 through their office. The dome is selling the cheapest seats for about $25.

Members of the Paul McCartney Fan Club will have early access to ticket sales Wednesday. American Express is opening a presale Thursday, but that's exclusively for AmEx card holders.

For most fans, like Tailer, what stands between them and a dream come true just may be a little luck and a fast internet connection.

"I might have to bring my binoculars, but it’s worth it to go and see him," Tailer said.

UPDATE


The FARGODOME just announced moments ago that Paul McCartney will be playing at the FARGODOME on Saturday, July 12.  General Manager Rob Sobolik says they have been working with promoters to get McCartney for several years, this will be the first time McCartney has played in Fargo.

Sobolik says the setup will allow for more than 17,000 fans. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 28 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will range in price from $251.50 all the way down to $25 dollars.

Following the show in Fargo, McCartney will be heading to the Twin Cities to play a concert at Target Field.  McCartney will play at Target Field on Saturday, August 2. Tickets also go on sale for the Minneapolis show on Monday, April 28 at 10:00 a.m.

PAUL McCARTNEY - OUT THERE U.S. TOUR 2014 Newly Confirmed Dates 
June 14 - Lubbock, TX - United Spirit Arena 
June 16 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center 
June 19 - New Orleans, LA - Smoothie King Center (SOLD OUT) 
June 21 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena 
June 22 - Jacksonville, FL - Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 
June 25 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena 
June 26 - Louisville, KY - Yum! Center (SOLD OUT) 
July 5 - Albany, NY - Times Union Center (SOLD OUT) 
July 7 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center (SOLD OUT) 
July 12 - Fargo, ND - FARGODOME
August 2 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Field 
August 7 - Salt Lake City, UT - EnergySolutions Arena 


ORIGINAL STORY

Former Beatle and rock legend Paul McCartney is touring this summer and there are rumors, from bloggers, that say Fargo will be one of his stops.

Valley News Live has placed several calls to FARGODOME officials and they will only say that they are holding a press conference at ten Monday morning.

An unnamed source close to the FARGODOME says that a hold has been placed on the calendar for Saturday, July 12 and involves a full dome show.

A check of concert schedules also has Lady Gaga in Chicago the day before and open dates until San Antonio, Texas on July 14.

Stay tuned to Valley News Live and valleynewslive.com for updates on this story.
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