February 22, 2017

Sting came to play in New Orleans...

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 just weeks ago. "That puzzles me a little bit."

February 21, 2017

The Last Bandoleros

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

Sting proved he's still making relevant music (and is still a sex symbol) at Dallas concert...

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."

February 20, 2017

Sting showcases versatility, depth and enduring rock power at ACL Live...

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 played his first Austin gig, at the Armadillo World Headquarters...

February 18, 2017

Sting's going small plays big at memorable Pageant concert...

Sting wasted no time getting to know his sold-out audience at the Pageant on Friday night during a stop on his up close and personal “57th & 9th Tour” stop, initially gracing the stage before opening acts the Last Bandoleros and Joe Sumner. At the top of the evening, Sting walked onto the stage with a few words and a song. “I’m glad to be here. It’s my first time here. It’s nice to be in this environment,” he said of the Pageant...

February 17, 2017

Sting gives lively Uptown crowd an evening of intimate, bucket-list memories...

This show was as much about its locale as it was its headliner: Sting, who for decades, as a solo artist and member of the Police, has filled arenas and stadiums, visited the intimate Uptown Theater on Thursday night, drawing a sold-out crowd of about 2,200 and delivering a bucket-list show for the ages...

February 15, 2017

Two Italian Dates Announced for 57th & 9th Tour in July...

Two shows in Italy have been added to the 57th & 9th Tour tour on 25 and 28 July 2017. Sting will perform at Cividale del Friuli at Parco Della Lesa on 25 July and Arte e Musica Mantova at Piazza Sordello on 28 July. Tickets will go on sale Friday, 17 February 12pm local time, with Official Sting.com Fan Club pre-sale from Thursday, 16 February from 11am. Presale ends Friday, 17 February, 11am. (All times are local venue time.)


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February 15, 2017

We are Spirits in the Material World

Check out this clip filmed on the 57th & 9th Tour
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