Macca`s first gig in Brazil

Updated: Nov 09, 2010, 17:04 PM IST

London: Paul McCartney`s first gig in Brazil for 18 years created frenzied scenes as fans set up a makeshift village in his honour while queuing to see the former Beatle.

McCartney performed at the Beira Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre on Sunday to 66,000 fans, who started queuing from Wednesday night, and set up the `Paul McCartney village`, reports the Telegraph.

It was McCartney’s first performance in Brazil for nearly 18 years.

“I love South American audiences. I always think I have Latin blood because I connect so strongly with their love of music and their love of rhythm and their love of melody, so I always feel like I have a very big bond with South American people and Latin people in general,” said McCartney on the reaction to his trip so far.

“It was an amazing sight to see. People had been camping out for days just to ensure they could get the best position possible,” a spokesman for the singer said on the makeshift village.

ANI