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July 01, 2016

Sting is a guy who clearly plays well with others. Two years ago he came to the Palace with Paul Simon on the well-received On Stage Together tour. On Thursday night, June 30, the pairing was with Peter Gabriel, playing a two-hour and 45-minute show that was occasionally overstuffed but dazzled most of the night, hitting plenty of resonant, moving notes across the course of its 28 songs...

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June 30, 2016

This Saturday, 2 July, the second benefit concert organized by Cuban pianist Eralys Fernadez for her project to ‘Send a Piano to Cuba’ will be held in London.

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June 30, 2016

Peter Gabriel, on the road with Sting for their Rock Paper Scissors summer tour, couldn’t resist a good-natured jab at his fellow Englishman early Wednesday night as the dynamic duo arrived at the Air Canada Centre. “They call us the tantric twins,” Gabriel, 66, joked as he stood arm in arm with the slimmer and trimmer Sting, 64, a well known yoga practioner who once boasted of having seven-hour tantric...

June 28, 2016

“I thought, ‘S—. After fourteen years, maybe its time to get back on the yoga mat.'” Peter Gabriel was talking to the packed house at Madison Square Garden last night (June 27), explaining his reaction after he was presented with the idea of going on a co-headlining tour with Sting. But after a few yoga classes, he joked, “No one backstage can tell us apart. We’re known as ‘The Tantric...

June 27, 2016

The question Sunday night, before an adulatory crowd at BB&T Pavilion, was: "OK, Peter Gabriel, 66, and Sting, 64, are here on tour together, the Rock Paper Scissors Tour. So what are these old gents going to do?" In a buddy-buddy chat at the start of the show, Gabriel had an answer: "We weren't sure how we're going to do this... We're not leaving the stage, basically..."

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June 25, 2016

Want to see how real musicians age gracefully? Take Sting, 64, and Peter Gabriel, 66. Their “Rock Paper Scissors” tour - which launched this week in Columbus, Ohio - hit Jones Beach on Long Island with storm force last night. The two singer songwriter rockers, the heavier thinkers who were once on the Amnesty International tours together - held the stage for three hours literally without missing a beat...

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On 2 Jul...

2016: Sting and Peter Gabriel performed at the DCU Center in Worcester, USA.

2011: Sting performed at Tatneft Arena in Kazak, Russia.

2010: Accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Sting performed at Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Plam Beach, USA.

2008: The Police performed at the Estadio Ciudad in Valencia, Spain.

2007: The Police performed at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, USA.

2005: Sting performed a rousing three song set at the Live 8 concert in London's Hyde Park.

2004: Sting performed at Jones Beach Amphitheatre in Wantagh, USA.

2000: Sting performed at Saratoga Perfoming Arts Centre in Albany, USA.

1996: Sting performed at Virginia Beach Amphitheatre in Virginia Beach, USA.

1995: Sting attended Lindisfarne's 25th anniversary concert at Newcastle City Hall, England.

1993: Sting performed at Antik Tiyatro Ephesus in Izmir, Turkey.

1991: Sting performed at the Casino in Montreux, Switzerland. The show was largely an acoustic one.

1988: Sting performed at the Torhout Festival in Belgium.

1982: The Police performed at Fiera Parco Nord in Bologna, Italy.

 

QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I am convinced that you can only fascinate somebody else with your own joy and enthusiasm about things. And if you are lucky people say: 'Oh, great, I like that, I'd like to learn that as well.' It doesn't matter whether that is music, science or literature. Teaching means that you are enthusiastic about something and pass that on."

 

Sting & Peter Gabriel Rock Paper Scissors



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