Source Pravda.Ru

Paul MaCcartney to sing on St. Petersburg's Palace Square

Organizers of Paul McCartney's concert on St. Petersburg's Palace Square on June 20 at 18.00 Moscow time guarantee fine weather during the show, Alfa-bank's press service said.

"If rain is forecasted for Saturday organizers will take technical measures to improve weather conditions and disperse the clouds if necessary," the press service reported.

Spectators will be able to watch the show on four huge screens installed on Palace Square.

Paul MacCartney will give a sole concert in St. Petersburg during his 04 Summer Tour of Europe. The program includes The Beatles and Wings hits.

In May 2003 Paul MacCartney gave his first concert in Russia. It took place on Red Square, Moscow, and lasted for three hours. The star sang 36 hits, among them The Beatles famous songs. About 20,000 tickets were sold. Those who failed to buy tickets saw the concert on big screens. All in all, 130,000 gathered to listen to the legendary ex-Beatle, in particular, Russian President Vladimir Putin.