Paul McCartney will reportedly play Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto Stadium, also known as Mineirão in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, to kick off a new tour, according to unconfirmed reports carried on Brazilian websites Portal de Copa and El Globo Wednesday.
However, there's been no official announcement from Paul McCartney that the show is officially booked and a McCartney representative termed the Brazilian reports "rumors." There was a report last month that McCartney was negotiating for shows in South America.
“Confirmed! 1st show of the new tour of Paul McCartney, on 03/05 at Mineirão,” El Globo reported the announcement as reading. The post included the word “confirmed,” though McCartney has yet to officially announce the show. Bel Horizonte, the city the stadium is in, means "beautiful horizon."
It has already been announced that McCartney will play the Bonnaroo Music Festival in June. The Bonnaroo lineup, besides McCartney, will include Mumford & Sons, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Weird Al Yankovic, Wilco, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Dwight Yoakam, John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension and Billy Idol.
Rumors of another concert in June in Poland have also been circulating, but have yet to be confirmed.
(Thanks to Andre Ximenes in Brazil for his assistance.)
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