09.16.06 Sting live in London and New York...


We are delighted to announce that Sting will be playing three intimate performances during October 2006 in New York, London and Berlin to launch his forthcoming album 'Songs from the Labyrinth'...

LONDON - OCTOBER 4 The performance in London will take place at LSO St. Lukes, an 18th-century Grade 1 listed church that has been restored to become the home of the London Symphony Orchestra's community and music education programme. The concert will take place on the evening of Wednesday, October 4 at 8pm. Tickets for this performance went on public sale at 9am on Saturday September 9 and sold out immediately.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 9 The performance in New York will take place in the early evening of October 9 when Sting records a show for XM Radio as part of their 'Artist Confidential' series. The show will be broadcast by XM Radio on October 16. Tickets WILL NOT be on public sale for this performance but Sting.com has distributed 40 tickets by means of a ticket draw to Legacy fan club members.

BERLIN - DATE T.B.C. There will also be a performance in Berlin during October, but the date has not yet been confirmed. Tickets for this performance will not be on public sale but the fan club will have an allotment which will be distributed by means of a draw similar to that for the New York show. Again, our allotment will be to Legacy members.

If any member is in doubt as to whether they are a Legacy member or not, they should log into the Community Area of the site, click on "My Account" and then click on "Current Membership Terms". If you are a Legacy member it will say either "Legacy Premium" or "Legacy Basic".
Sting, together with Edin Karamazov, will make a guest performance at the Echo Classical Gala in Munich, Germany on October 22...
The Broken Music Fan Club DVD which is being issued to Premium members who renewed their memberships for a third consecutive year has started shipping out. Trailers and a slideshow for the DVD can be viewed in the Exclusives section of the website...
DVD includes behind-the-scenes, never-before-seen footage and over 60 rare song performances from The Police. A must for all Police fans...
09.04.06BILLBOARD
Sting says he's fully aware that an album of 16th century lute songs is not exactly a commercial slam-dunk. But he's holding out hope that his 'Songs From the Labyrinth', due Oct. 10 via Deutsche Grammophon, will find an audience. "I keep saying it - you just never know," says Sting, who recorded the album with lute player Edin Karamazov from Sarajevo. "I think this is a longer shot than ['O Brother, Where Art Thou?'] but... why not? The response so far has been very encouraging. People have said, 'Wow, this is totally different. How refreshing.' I don't know - that may translate into mass appeal or it may not...
09.03.06STERN
"Pop is dead. Rock music is dying." Harsh words - spoken by somebody who became "filthy-rich" by this music: Sting has discovered classical music and published an album with 400 year old songs. A conversation about the banality of old habits and the thrill of the past. Sting, you were always a trendsetter of Rock. Now you unbury a 16th century composer: John Dowland. He sang to women in the Elizabethan age. Don't you have something new to tell...?