June 28, 2009
Paul McCartney has chosen Halifax indie band Joel Plaskett Emergency to open for his July 11 concert in the city.
The band posted the news on its website Thursday.
On June 16, the former Beatle announced he wanted a Canadian supporting act for his show at the Halifax Common, his only Canadian tour date this summer.
Halifax-area bands scrambled to catch McCartney’s ear ever since, sending tapes of their music in hopes of being chosen …