03.16.10 More Concert Dates Added today To Summer Tour; Presales Begin Tomorrow For nine Shows...


We are pleased to announce nine new shows in Eastern Canada and the US to the forthcoming "An Evening With Sting featuring The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra Conducted By Steven Mercurio presented by Xerox" tour.
New dates in Canada (London, Toronto and Ottawa), in addition to the nine US shows announced March 9th (see below grid), will be available for presale to Fan Club members tomorrow, Wednesday, March 17. There will be no American Express presale offered for the Canadian concert dates.
The six newly announced US dates - shows in West Palm Beach, Tampa, Bristow, Detroit, Cincinnati, and Saratoga - will be available for presale to Fan Club members beginning next Wednesday, March 24. Sting's previously announced concert at Atlanta's Chastain Park will join the newly announced US dates with its own Fan Club presale on Wednesday, March 24.
On Sale Dates
(All 10am)
Date City Venue Public Fan Club
Jun 2 Vancouver, BC Centre For the Performing Arts Mar 8 Mar 5
Jun 4 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Mar 15 Mar 10
Jun 5 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Mar 15 Mar 10
Jun 6 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheatre Mar 22 Mar 17
Jun 9 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre Mar 8 Mar 5
Jun 10 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre Mar 22 Mar 17
Jun 12 Concord, CA Sleep Train Pavilion Mar 15 Mar 10
Jun 13 San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre Mar 15 Mar 10
Jun 15 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl Mar 8 Mar 5
Jun 16 Irvine, CA Verizon Amphitheatre Mar 15 Mar 10
Jun 18 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Mar 15 Mar 10
Jun 21 St. Paul, MN Xcel Centre Mar 22 Mar 17
Jun 23 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Mar 22 Mar 17
Jun 25 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Mar 22 Mar 17
Jun 28 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Mar 27 Mar 24
Jun 29 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Apr 10 Apr 7
Jul 2 West Palm Bch, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre Mar 29 Mar 24
Jul 3 Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre Mar 29 Mar 24
Jul 6 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena Mar 22 Mar 17
Jul 9 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Mar 20 Mar 17
Jul 10 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Centre Mar 22 Mar 17
Jul 11 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live Amphitheatre Mar 27 Mar 24
Jul 16 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre Mar 29 Mar 24
Jul 17 Chicago, IL Ravinia Festival Apr 22 Apr 19
Jul 18 Chicago, IL Ravinia Festival Apr 22 Apr 19
Jul 20 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Amphitheatre Mar 29 Mar 24
Jul 21 London, ON John Labatt Centre Mar 22 Mar 17
Jul 23 Toronto, ON Molson Amphitheatre Mar 22 Mar 17
Jul 24 Montreal, QC Bell Centre Mar 15 Mar 10
Jul 25 Ottawa, QC Scotiabank Place Mar 22 Mar 17
Jul 29 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center Mar 15 Mar 10
Jul 30 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Mar 15 Mar 10
Jul 31 Saratoga, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Centre Mar 29 Mar 24


Additional dates and venues to soon be announced.

Backed by the 45-piece Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and a quartet consisting of longtime Sting guitarist Dominic Miller, David Cossin (multi-percussionist), Jo Lawry (vocalist) and Ira Coleman (bassist), Sting's new tour will see him performing his most celebrated songs re-imagined for symphonic arrangement, conducted by Steven Mercurio (Pavarotti, Bocelli). Among the reinterpreted selections with brand new orchestrations are fan-favorites such as "Roxanne," "Next To You," "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" and "Every Breath You Take," along with notable songs from Sting's enduring solo career, including "Englishman in New York," "Fragile," "Russians," "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You," "Fields of Gold," and "Desert Rose."

Members of the Sting Fan Club will have an exclusive presale window for "An Evening With Sting" shows with tickets coming from a separate, members-only allotment. Legacy members will have a one hour advance window when presales open at 10AM (local time) with the presales then being opened up to all members at 11AM (local time).

Not a member of the Fan Club? Join today for presale ticket access, complete coverage of Sting's latest world tour, admission into Sting's worldwide fan community and more!

American Express cardmembers will also have the exclusive opportunity to purchase advance tickets from a separate allotment for some shows with details mailed to cardmembers weekly directly from American Express.

Sting Premium Ticket Packages will be available during both presales and, where packages remain, during the public sale. To learn more about Sting Ticket packages, click here.
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