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February 24, 2017

Before the excellent second opening act (The Last Bandoleros), before even the first very good opening act (his son, Joe Sumner), Sting was the very first person to take the stage of the Smart Financial Center Thursday night. Part warmup, part introduction to the night, he grabbed his acoustic guitar, talked a little about his previous trips to Houston and played a lovely version of “Heading South on the Great...

February 24, 2017

I performed in the incredible Durham Cathedral in 2009.  Now it has been nominated by Bill Bryson as BBC Countryfile Magazine’s Heritage Site of the Year Award.  Durham Cathedral is a major landmark in my native North East England.  Please vote here: www.countryfile.com/article/heritage-site-year

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February 22, 2017

In releasing "57th and 9th," all those public relations people and music reporters kept talking to Sting about how this was his first rock album in years. But to Sting, the former frontman of influential British export The Police, it didn't exactly feel that way. "I play rock and roll every night, and it's been part of my DNA since I was 7 years old," he laughed in an interview...

February 21, 2017

Member Exclusive: Last Bandoleros are bringing their exceptional musicianship and unbridled energy to the #57thAnd9thTour. I say they're like Los Lobos meet The Monkees but get to the show early and judge for yourself.

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February 21, 2017

Now that he's turned 65, Sting was sounding a bit nostalgic Monday night after he played "Message in a Bottle," perhaps his greatest song with The Police. "Forty years ago when I wrote this, only a dog was listening - and he was barely wagging his tail," he told about 5,000 fans at Verizon Theatre. "Forty years later, everyone in Dallas is singing all the words."

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February 20, 2017

Every touring artist panders to the city he’s performing in, but Sting seemed genuine when he called Austin “the hippest town in America” at the top of his set at ACL Live on Sunday. “I owe a lot to Austin,” he said, explaining that an Austin station “LBJ” (presumably KLBJ) was the first radio outlet in America to play the Police’s single “Roxanne” in 1979. Shortly after, he said, he...

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2016: Sting and Chris Botti performed at the Dubai Jazz Festival.

2014: Sting and Paul Simon performed at the United Center in Chicago, USA.

2012: Sting performed at the Dome in Marseilles, France.

2011: Accompanied by the Orquesta de la Universidad de Chile, Sting performed at the Quinta Vergara in Viña del Mar, Chile.

2007: Sting & Edin Karamazov performed at the Herkulessaal in Munich, Germany.

1998: Sting attended the Grammy Awards ceremony where he presented the Living Legend award to opera star Luciano Pavarotti.

1994: Sting performed at the Patriot Centre in Washington DC.

1993: The 'Ten Summoner's Tales' album was released in the USA.

1992: At the 34th Grammy awards in New York, Sting won his fifth award, this time in the category of Best Rock Song for 'The Soul Cages' track.

1991: Sting performed at the Sun Dome in Tampa, USA.

1985: With very little time for rehearsals Sting plays the first of three nights at the Ritz Club in Greenwich Village, New York.

1984: The Police performed at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I found a job that I love, it's a job that I would do for nothing, if I had to. That is very rare. A lot of people work for 40 years doing something they hate. I suppose what I've taught my children is that they have to choose a living which makes them happy, not one that makes a lot of money, or one that other people tell them to do."

 

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