April 27, 2015

Want to win a Sage Gateshead Concerts Program signed by Sting?

If any Sting.com members would like to appear in our Featured Fan Section now is your time to submit your details. Anyone emailing the necessary information to us over the next two weeks for future inclusion in our "Hall of Fame" will be entered in a random draw to win a Sage Gateshead Last Ship concerts Programmes that has been signed by Sting. Only available at the three recent concerts in Gateshead this is a definite collector's item so get your skates on and email Tina with your details and photo!


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April 27, 2015

Sting comes home and The Last Ship sails again...

The Tony nominations will be announced on April 28, but I'm declaring my favourite original score of the 2014/15 season on Broadway early: the gorgeous folk-tinged one created by Sting for The Last Ship reports The Stage's Mark Shenton...


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April 26, 2015

Sting was joined by friends including Jimmy Nail and the Unthank sisters in benefit gigs for the Sage's birthday appeal...

A superb array of musical talent and some great songs ensured that The Last Ship, Sting’s weekend benefit gigs for Sage Gateshead’s 10th birthday appeal, will live long in the memory. We didn’t get to see the full-blown stage musical version of The Last Ship – it closed on Broadway in January – but a story “about exile and a sense of belonging” came to life resoundingly through the music and Sting’s brief narrative interludes...

April 26, 2015

Sting thrills Sage Gateshead with The Last Ship performances...

Rock star Sting made a triumphant homecoming at the weekend for three performances of songs from his musical The Last Ship. Three capacity audiences caught the Wallsend-born superstar take us through the tale of workers at Swan Hunter in Wallsend and their families, inspired by his childhood growing up in the shadows of the huge ships once built there...

April 25, 2015

Sting and Jimmy Nail back on Tyneside...

Geordie singers Sting and Jimmy Nail are back home on Tyneside, performing songs from their musical, The Last Ship. The show marks the tenth anniversary of the Sage Gateshead concert venue. ITV's Ian Payne spoke to the stars about shipbuilding, their show, and why they support the Newcastle United boycott. Watch at http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2015-04-24/sting-and-jimmy-nail-back-on-tyneside/

April 25, 2015

Watch Sting on BBC's Look North...

A local news report on Sting's appearance at the Sage Gateshead with 700 local school children adding their vocal talents to some of his Last Ship material can be viewed online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b05qv000/look-north-north-east-and-cumbria-24042015. The interview starts around the 16:20 mark. (country restrictions may mean this isn't available to view in all areas)...

April 25, 2015

Sting moved by Gateshead and Newcastle children's singing at the Sage...

Rock star Sting performed songs from The Last Ship with the help of 700 schoolchildren from Gateshead and Newcastle. Seven hundred schoolchildren brought a lump to Sting’s throat as they sang along with songs from his latest album, The Last Ship. The youngsters, from schools in Gateshead and Newcastle, gathered for a short concert by Sting and his band at Sage Gateshead but they were by no means a passive audience.

April 23, 2015

Sting recalls growing up in Wallsend ahead of Sage Gateshead shows...

Sting performs The Last Ship at Sage Gateshead this weekend and reminisces about his childhood in the shadows of Swan Hunter shipyard. The singer has arrived home on Tyneside to this weekend perform songs from The Last Ship to benefit the Sage Gateshead’s 10th Birthday Appeal...

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