Who’s going to sing Get Again with McCartney?
Canadian Gregg Anderson, 45, is the winner of the David Lynch-contest with which you may win a really particular meet-and-greet with Paul McCartney. Anderson will attend McCartney’s present on the Barclays Middle in New York on Thursday night time, in addition to meet the music icon for a casual chat and, extremely, be a part of McCartney onstage for a efficiency of Beatles traditional Get Again.
Anderson’s once-in-a-lifetime alternative has been made doable by Omaze, a web-based fundraising platform that holds contests for unbelievable prizes and dream experiences, with the proceeds going to charitable causes. To enter for an opportunity to satisfy McCartney, Anderson pledged $50 to the David Lynch Basis, a non-profit group that targets “the epidemic of trauma and poisonous stress amongst under-resourced populations via Transcendental Meditation.”
When Omaze knowledgeable Anderson of his luck throughout a Skype interview, he went nuts.
Anderson advised an area newspaper the Beatles are his favourite band and McCartney is his favourite Beatle and that he has made sacrifices to see McCartney up to now:
I noticed Paul McCartney in 2012 in BC Place. I spent a month’s lease that I didn’t must go see him. I received actually good seats. I needed to do some inventive funnelling of funds to get the lease finished that month.
This time will probably be all totally different, with a meet-and-greet, the soundcheck, and above all, becoming a member of McCartney on stage on the finish of the present, performing Get Again. When he meets McCartney, Anderson merely desires to thank the legendary songwriter.
I don’t need to simply come at him with questions. All I wanna do is simply inform him, thanks. I simply wanna thank him for all the pieces he’s finished for me via his music. He’s received me via lots of stuff.