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May 12, 2016

Check out this birthday message from Sting to fellow Geordie, the legendary Eric Burdon. Eric will be performing at what promises to be a very special homecoming concert at Newcastle City Hall on 7 September, and tickets are on sale now

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May 06, 2016

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) today announced that on June 8 it will honor singer-songwriter, musician and philanthropist Sting with its Songwriter Icon Award in Manhattan

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May 03, 2016

Sting made a couple of surprise guest appearances in New York at the start of the month, firstly appearing with The Last Bandoleros during their show at Rockwood Music Hall where he joined the band on their single “Where Do You Go” and followed it up with a run through The Police’s “Next To You.” The following night he joined Pearl Jam on stage at Madison Square Garden to help...

April 26, 2016

It’s not every day you see the words “music” and “Deafness” paired together in such harmony. Actually, it may sound downright out of place for those who aren’t familiar with Deaf, hard of hearing or special needs populations. Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf has witnessed the astounding effects of music therapy and improved literacy first-hand - and they’re personally inviting you into their world...

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April 07, 2016

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk revealed the first wave of the 2016 inaugural summer lineup including a Grand Opening weekend performance on July 3rd with Sting & Peter Gabriel who have already sold out summer performances along their Rock Paper Scissors tour including Madison Square Garden and Nikon at Jones Beach Theater...

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March 31, 2016

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, plan to host a blockbuster concert April 29 featuring Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Sting, Herbie Hancock and many other established and up-and-coming musical artists. The show is to be televised by ABC the following day, on April 30 - the fifth anniversary of International Jazz Day...

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On 26 May...

2010: Sting performed with the National Youth Orchestra of Germany at the Movimentos Festwochen in Wolfsburg, Germany.

2008: The Police performed at Cricket Wirelesss Amphitheatre in San Diego, USA.

2005: Sting attended the Ivor Novello Awards in London on May 26 and presented the Best Selling UK Single award to Bob Geldof and Midge Ure for 'Band Aid 20's 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time'.

2004: Sting performed at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, France.

2001: Sting performed at the Fleetbank Centre in Boston, USA.

1996: Sting performed at the Rock im Ring Festival in Nuerburgring, Germany.

1993: Sting performed at Mud Island in Memphis, USA.

1990: The BBC broadcast a unique TV Special produced by Kevin Godley entitled 'One World, One Voice'.

1985: Sting performed at the Mogador Theatre in Paris, France.

1978: The Police performed with Eberhard Schoener at the Philipshalle in Düsseldorf, Germany.

 

QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Writing a song for me is a rare thing now. It gets more difficult as you get older because your filters are much more refined and your inner critic is very tough. When you're younger, the filters aren't on. Out it comes. Three songs a day, 21 a week. You have to put yourself in a state of grace where you're open to ideas coming to you. It's very satisfying when you find one but facing a blank page doesn't get any easier."

 

Sting & Peter Gabriel Rock Paper Scissors



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