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October 11, 2017

Magnetic North East’s Kathryn Tickell invites a host of exceptional acts to Sage Gateshead for the organisation’s second major concert on 10th November 2017, 7.30pm (Sage One). The evening will showcase the versatile nature of the region’s heritage, exploring cross genre collaborations, new commissions and an exciting new youth project from Thomas Walling Primary School in Blakelaw.  Featured acts include spellbinding singer-songwriter Martin Longstaff of ‘The Lake Poets’, Northumbrian/ Scandinavian...

October 04, 2017

Sting: Live At The Olympia Paris will be released on November 10 on DVD, blu-ray and digital download. Physical pre-orders are open now...

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October 02, 2017

The British musician Sting was in Finland this week, fronting a nostalgia-heavy concert in Helsinki and also taking the time to attend the first foreign-language performance of his 'Last Ship' musical in the city of Turku. He says he was surprised by how well the rhythm of the Finnish language adapted to his music...

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September 18, 2017

The family of Leonard Cohen invites fans from around the world to join them, along with renowned musicians, the Prime Minister of Canada and the Premier of Quebec in celebrating Cohen’s legacy for Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Nov. 6, 2017. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Sept. 23 at www.evenko.ca. Participating artists include Elvis Costello, Lana Del Rey, Feist,...

September 03, 2017

Sting has great affection for the city of Boston and its music fans. The Police’s U.S. success really started here, with early 1978 gigs at the long-gone and much missed Rat and the support shown by the DJs at WBCN and other rock-and-roll stations. Saturday night, at a chilly Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Sting heated up a capacity crowd with a sizzling two-hour show that touched on all stages of...

August 31, 2017

Whether powering through songs from his days as the face of The Police or tracks from his solo career, Sting stood and delivered for a full 100-minute show at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center Wednesday night during his 57th and 9th World Tour stop. In a career that has spanned 40 years, only measureable by the age range of the fans in the SPAC crowd Wednesday night, the ultimate front...

18 October

2015: Sting performed at the NRK telethon in Oslo at an event raising funds for the Rainforest Foundation.

2011: 'Sting: The Best of 25 Years' was released in the USA.

2008: Sting and Trudie were honoured in Los Angeles at 2008 Oceana Partners Award Gala for their work with the Rainforest Foundation for which they have raised more than $25 million with their benefit concerts since 1989.

2004: Sting and Trudie were guests at the 'Old Vic New Voices' launch by the Old Vic Theatre at New York's East 13th Street Theatre on October 18.

2000: Sting performed at Castle Hall in Osaka, Japan.

1999: Sting made a surprise appearance on a VH1's 'Celebrity Karaoke' which was being filmed at Las Vegas's Hard Rock Hotel. He performed The Human League's 'Don't You Want Me Baby'.

1991: Sting performed at Estadio de Baseball in Monterrey, Mexico.

1980: The Police filmed a 'Rockpalast' show at the Grugahalle in Essen, Germany.

 

QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I was playing with jazz musicians, and I was playing Stanley Clarke lines from Return To Forever songs. When Jaco came, about that time, he totally recalibrated what it was to be a bass player. He could play Charlie Parker chromatic lines on the bass guitar: nobody had thought of that before."

 

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