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Paul McCartney visits Elvis Presley’s Graceland

Written by admin on May 26, 2013 – 11:34 pm -



Paul McCartney dropped by Graceland earlier today to pay tribute to Elvis Presley. McCartney visited the mansion ahead of a gig at Memphis’ FedExForum. This was McCartney’s first Memphis gig since his April 1993 appearance at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

Here is Paul at Elvis’ grave.

Paul McCartney at Elvis Presley's Graceland
Photo credit: Paul McCartney’s official Facebook page

And here he is holding one of Elvis’ Gibson J200 acoustic guitars.

Paul McCartney holding Elvis' guitar at Graceland
Photo credit: Paul McCartney’s official Facebook page

McCartney didn’t visit Graceland during Elvis’ lifetime. The Beatles’ August 1965 meeting with Elvis took place in Los Angeles.

Paul McCartney’s Out There! Tour opened in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on May 4. The following dates remain:

  • 29 May – BOK Center, Tulsa
  • 30 May – BOK Center, Tulsa
  • 8 Jun – Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • 10 Jun – Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • 13 Jun – Great Stage Park, Manchester, TN
  • 13 Jun – Great Stage Park, Manchester, TN
  • 14 Jun – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN
  • 22 Jun – National Stadium, Warsaw, Poland
  • 25 Jun – Roman Amphitheatre, Verona, Italy
  • 27 Jun – Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria
  • 7 Jul – Scotiabank Place, Ottawa, ON
  • 9 Jul – Fenway Park, Boston, MA
  • 12 Jul – Nationals Park, Washington, DC
  • 14 Jul – Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
  • 16 Jul – Miller Park, Milwaukee, WI
  • 19 Jul – Safeco Field, Seattle, WA
  • 23 Jul – Plains of Abraham, Quebec City
  • 12 Aug – Investors Group Field, Winnipeg, MB
  • 14 Aug – Mosaic Stadium, Regina, SK.


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