08.30.11 Sting To Perform A Special Concert In NYC To Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of His Solo Career – Event to Benefit the Robin Hood Foundation...

On October 1, 2011, join Sting at the Beacon Theater in New York City as he celebrates the 25th anniversary of his solo career on the eve of his 60th birthday with a very special concert event to benefit the Robin Hood Foundation.

Representing a cross section of Sting's vast portfolio of work and collaborations throughout his enduring career, special guest performers include Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Herbie Hancock, Robert Downey Jr., Vince Gill, Will.i.am, Rufus Wainwright, Branford Marsalis, Billy Joel, and Chris Botti. Throughout the evening, Sting will be backed by a band featuring his longtime guitarist, Dominic Miller, bassist Christian McBride, keyboardist David Sancious, drummer Vinnie Colaiuta, and backing vocalists Jo Lawry, Lisa Fischer, and Tabitha Fair. In keeping with long-standing tradition of being on stage during his birthday, this will be a truly unforgettable night.

While this show will not go on sale to the general public, a limited number of tickets have been reserved exclusively for Sting.com fan club members.

Tickets will be available as of Wednesday, August 31 at 9AM/EDT. Legacy Fan Club members will be given a one hour advance window at the start of the ticket sale. Subject to availability, tickets will then be offered to all members beginning at 10AM/EDT. Members may purchase up to 2 tickets maximum using a personalized access code.

To purchase tickets Sting.com members will need their PERSONAL ACCESS CODE. Your PERSONAL ACCESS CODE is contained within the newsletter mailing that you recently received via email. Alternatively, you may retrieve your PERSONAL ACCESS CODE on the TOUR page of Sting.com. Please note, you must be logged-in as a member to view your code.

All proceeds from this special concert event will go directly to the Robin Hood Foundation to support the fight against poverty in New York City.

As previously announced, Sting will perform as a special guest alongside the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio at two special concert events on Wednesday, September 14 at 8PM and Thursday, September 15 at 12PM at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. The performances mark his 92Y debut and feature the world premiere of Stanley Silverman's Piano Trio No. 2, "Reveille," with texts drawn from Shakespeare's Cymbeline...

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