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...
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...
“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...
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..."
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...
2013: Sting performed at the Marquee in Cork, Ireland.
2012: Sting performed at the 123 Rocktronic Festival in Ibiza, Spain.
2006: Sting performed at Finca Mesegosillo in Avila, Spain.
2004: Sting performed at Jones Beach Amphitheatre in Wantagh, USA.
2001: Sting performed at University Twente in Enschede, Holland.
2000: Sting performed at Jones Beach Amphitheatre in Wantagh.
1986: The 'Bring On The Night' album was released in the UK.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"My ambition would be to take the Last Ship back to Newcastle. My other ambition is that it's not dependent on some massive mechanical set. I want it to be performed in schools with a guitar."