June 10, 2016

Sting honoured with ICON Songwriter Award at National Music Publishers' Association's annual meeting...

Sting performed two Police songs ("Next To You" and "Message In the Bottle”) and was presented the ICON Songwriter award by Sony/ATV chairman/CEO Martin Bandier, who showed a 20-year-old picture of Sting singing his publishing deal. "Times are tough," he quipped. "If you look closely you will see that I am wearing the same jacket and tie as I was then. Market conditions have been really difficult..."

May 12, 2016

Happy Birthday Eric Burdon...

Check out this birthday message from Sting to fellow Geordie, the legendary Eric Burdon. Eric will be performing at what promises to be a very special homecoming concert at Newcastle City Hall on 7 September, and tickets are on sale now

May 03, 2016

Sting Surprises Fans in New York as he guests with Pearl Jam and The Last Bandoleros...

Sting made a couple of surprise guest appearances in New York at the start of the month, firstly appearing with The Last Bandoleros during their show at Rockwood Music Hall where he joined the band on their single “Where Do You Go” and followed it up with a run through The Police’s “Next To You.” The following night he joined Pearl Jam on stage at Madison Square Garden to help out on vocals during the band's cover of "Driven To Tears" after which singer Eddie Vedder said “That’s incredible. That’s our all-time favorite singer, favorite bass player, favorite writer, favorite activist, favorite humanist. That was a real honor.”

April 26, 2016

Rhythm & Reds: Hitting a High Note for Deaf and Special Education – Online Auction Begins May 16...

It’s not every day you see the words “music” and “Deafness” paired together in such harmony. Actually, it may sound downright out of place for those who aren’t familiar with Deaf, hard of hearing or special needs populations. Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf has witnessed the astounding effects of music therapy and improved literacy first-hand - and they’re personally inviting you into their world...

April 07, 2016

Sting & Peter Gabriel to perform at Grand Opening Weekend of The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk...

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk revealed the first wave of the 2016 inaugural summer lineup including a Grand Opening weekend performance on July 3rd with Sting & Peter Gabriel who have already sold out summer performances along their Rock Paper Scissors tour including Madison Square Garden and Nikon at Jones Beach Theater...

March 31, 2016

International Jazz Day, one of the world's biggest celebrations of jazz, is coming to the White House...

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, plan to host a blockbuster concert April 29 featuring Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Sting, Herbie Hancock and many other established and up-and-coming musical artists. The show is to be televised by ABC the following day, on April 30 - the fifth anniversary of International Jazz Day...

March 29, 2016

Sting to be Honored at Third Street Music School’s Annual Spring Gala in NYC!

Third Street Music School Settlement, the nation’s longest running community school is pleased to announce this year’s Spring Gala, “Legends & Leaders” will honor Sting, Grammy Award winning musician and renowned philanthropist and Brenda Harris, Third Street Preschool teacher of 22 years. The gala, being held on May 16, pays tribute to honorees for their philanthropic contributions and leadership in supporting the arts and music education...

archive