February 06, 2012

Sting musical given first outing at Live Theatre, Newcastle...

Sting's embryonic first stage musical was given two try out performances on Tyneside at the weekend - and afterwards the Wallsend-born star spoke exclusively to The Journal about his new venture. "It's kind of nerve-wracking and a huge risk to come to Newcastle and present something very unfinished and raw, and hope people will understand the process and feel they can invest in it emotionally," he told the Newcastle Journal...


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February 05, 2012

Getting Ready for The Sage Gateshead

Back To Bass Gets Ready for The Sage Gateshead! Remember that if you have any photographs, ticket stubs or images from any concerts you have been too you can add them to the huge but ever expanding tour archive. Members can post their content directly or alternatively you can email material to daveandwendy@sting.com for addition to the site. Please share your experiences!

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February 03, 2012

Additional performance confirmed in France this Summer at the Cognac Blues Passions Festival...

On Friday, July 6, 2012, Sting will perform at the Cognac Blues Passions Festival in Cognac, France. This concert will feature Sting performing many of his most celebrated hits with a 5-piece band including his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), David Sancious (keyboards), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocals). Tickets are currently available at Cognac-Blues-Passions-2012...
February 03, 2012

Amnesty International Highlights Niger Delta Campaign - Volunteers On Sting's 2012 "Back To Bass" Tour To Raise Awareness Of Campaign...

Sting's "Back To Bass" tour in early 2012 will provide a platform for Amnesty International to raise awareness on the organization's campaign against oil pollution and human rights abuse in the Niger Delta region in Nigeria. For more than two decades, Sting has been a proud supporter of Amnesty International and their work to promote human rights worldwide. This longstanding relationship continues today, as Amnesty volunteers will organize information booths, highlighting their Niger Delta campaign, at each venue along his 2012 "Back to Bass" tour. "I've long admired Amnesty International's effectiveness, dignity and sense of commitment. We go back a long way and I'm proud to support their work in any way I can," said Sting...

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February 01, 2012

Virtual Ticket Video - Richie Mazzetta, Guitar Tech

Sting.com Member Exclusive: In the latest Virtual Ticket video, exclusively for Sting.com members, guitar technician, Richie Mazzetta tells us about his role on the Back to Bass tour! Not a member of Sting.com? Click here to join and receive exclusive Virtual Ticket content, premium access to ticket pre-sales, t-shirt, members-only event opportunities, and more!

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February 01, 2012

New Concerts Confirmed in France & Norway This Summer...

We are pleased to announce that Sting will perform at the Bergen Calling Festival in Bergen, Norway on June 19, 2012 and at the Vieilles Charrues Festival in Carhaix, France on July 21, 2012! Selections for both concerts will include songs from his enduring solo career, as well as hits from his time with The Police. Sting will be joined by a band including his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), David Sancious (keyboards), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle) and Jo Lawry (vocals)...

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January 31, 2012

Sting to perform in Oslo this summer...

On Sunday, June 17, Sting will take the stage at Frogenerbadet in Oslo, Norway for the 21st annual Norwegian Wood Festival! Selections for this concert will include songs from his enduring solo career, as well as hits from his time with The Police. Sting will be joined by a band including his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), David Sancious (keyboards), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle) and Jo Lawry (vocals). Tickets are currently available through Billettservice.no or by telephone at 815-33-33...
January 30, 2012

Bid On a Pair of Tickets to Attend Sting's Back to Bass Concert in Cape Town Plus a Signed Copy of the 25 Years Box Set to Benefit Brad Pitt's Organization, Make It Right...

Bid on a pair of tickets to attend Sting’s Back to Bass concert in Cape Town, South Africa on March 27, 2012! The tour, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his solo career and the recently released box set, 25 Years, garnered rave reviews across North America and features Sting and a 5-piece band performing all the hits, stripped down, as they haven't been played in years. The winner will also receive one autographed copy of Sting: 25 Years. This consummate collection features 45 tracks on 3 CD's, a live concert DVD, plus a hardcover book containing rare photos, complete lyrics and personal commentary. The proceeds for this item benefit Make It Right, an organization founded by Brad Pitt that works to rebuild the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans, Louisiana, following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina...

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