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Sir Paul McCartney will play a secret Glastonbury set before headlining the pyramid stage

He’s about to headline the Pyramid Stage of the legendary Glastonbury festival on Saturday night in front of a 200,000-strong crowd.

But Sir Paul McCartne, 80. will play an intimate warm-up show for the folks from Frome in Summerset the day before.

The Beatles legend, 80, had made tickets available for the once-in-a-lifetime performance on a first-come, first-served basis, inviting fans to line up at the Cheese and Grain venue to buy a ticket for just £25.

Out of stock!  Sir Paul McCartney, 80, will play a secret Glastonbury set on Friday before headlining the Pyramid Stage this weekend (pictured earlier this month)

Out of stock! Sir Paul McCartney, 80, will play a secret Glastonbury set on Friday before headlining the Pyramid Stage this weekend (pictured earlier this month)

Within an hour of opening their doors at 5 p.m. on Thursday, the set sold out promises to be ‘an afternoon full of beautiful surprises’.

The 800-seat venue is a non-profit organization that hosts live entertainment, markets and parties for the local community

It was announced on the site’s website: ‘In 24 hours, Paul McCartney will be performing live, here in Frome, at the Cheese and Grain.

“What an incredible opportunity to see Paul warm up to his headlining act at Glastonbury this weekend.

Get your tickets: The Beatles legend, 80, had made tickets available for the once-in-a-lifetime performance on a first-come, first-served basis, with fans invited to line up at the Cheese and Grain location to get a ticket for only €25

Get your tickets: The Beatles legend, 80, had made tickets available for the once-in-a-lifetime performance on a first-come, first-served basis, with fans invited to line up at the Cheese and Grain location to get a ticket for only €25

Roll up: The venue's website announced: 'In 24 hours, Paul McCartney will be performing live, here in Frome, at the Cheese and Grain

Roll up: The venue’s website announced: ‘In 24 hours, Paul McCartney will be performing live, here in Frome, at the Cheese and Grain

Before adding, ‘What a great treat…we’ve been told this won’t be his regular set either, so an afternoon full of great surprises’.

Over the years, the small venue has played host to major acts including Foo Fighters, Fatboy Slim and Robert Plant.

Sir Paul will make history as Glastonbury’s oldest solo headliner when he closes the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm on Saturday night.

The Let it Be hitmaker last played the world-famous music festival in 2004 and was set to perform in 2020 to mark Glastonbury’s 50th anniversary, before the event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fans: Fans lined up outside the small venue hoping to get a ticket to see the Beatles legend

Fans: Fans lined up outside the small venue hoping to get a ticket to see the Beatles legend

History: Sir Paul will make history as Glastonbury's oldest solo headliner when he closes the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm on Saturday night (pictured earlier this month)

History: Sir Paul will make history as Glastonbury’s oldest solo headliner when he closes the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm on Saturday night (pictured earlier this month)

During his main show on Saturday, the music legend will virtually reunite with his late Beatles bandmate John Lennon.

Paul is reportedly preparing to perform a “virtual duet” with John, who was shot and killed in 1980, as part of a tribute.

A source close to Paul said: “He’s working on the setlist, but it looks like he’s going to be doing a virtual duet with John Lennon.

“There’s some footage of Lennon singing I’ve Got a Feeling, from Let It Be, Paul hanging on the big screen, and then he turns around and sings to him.

“John’s voice is isolated in the footage and it’s stunning.”

Amazing: During his main show on Saturday, the music legend will virtually reunite with his late Beatles bandmate John Lennon (Paul McCartney and John Lennon)

Amazing: During his main show on Saturday, the music legend will virtually reunite with his late Beatles bandmate John Lennon (Paul McCartney and John Lennon)

The source went on to explain that Hey Jude’s hitmaker has done a duet with John on recent tour dates in the US and may also be tempted to perform a John Lennon classic when he lifts a Ukrainian flag on stage at Glastonbury brings in support of the war-torn country.

The insider told the Daily Mail: ‘He did that on recent dates in America and it’s likely he’ll take that to Glastonbury.

“Paul might be thrilled to add Give Peace A Chance to his set list, and that he’ll be running up the stage carrying the Ukrainian flag for his encore.”

Incredible: Paul is reportedly preparing for a 'virtual duet' with John, who was shot and killed in 1980, as part of a tribute

Incredible: Paul is reportedly preparing for a ‘virtual duet’ with John, who was shot and killed in 1980, as part of a tribute

Exciting: A source close to Paul said: 'He's tinkering with the setlist, but it looks like he's going to do a virtual duet with John Lennon'

Exciting: A source close to Paul said: ‘He’s tinkering with the setlist, but it looks like he’s going to do a virtual duet with John Lennon’

Though the two men split toxically during the Beatles’ breakup, they had rebuilt their friendship by the time of John’s shocking death, leaving Paul with grief.

The Lennon and McCartney families are now very close friends, with Julian and Sean Lennon – John’s sons by wives Cynthia and Yoko – who are going to party with Stella McCartney after last year’s premiere of the documentary series Get Back.

Paul will take to the Pyramid Stage as part of the final day of the festival on Sunday next week and will join pop star Bille Eilish in the lineup, as well as Motown singer Diana Ross ready to fill the Legends slot. .

The Rolling Stones will be performing their British Summertime Gig in Hyde Park at the same time.

Exciting!  Beatles legend Sir Paul will provide the highlight of the Glastonbury festival and has put the finishing touches on a stunning set

Exciting! Beatles legend Sir Paul will provide the highlight of the Glastonbury festival and has put the finishing touches on a stunning set

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