10.24.11 ''At Oakdale, Sting Shows He Still Has It'' reports the Hartford Courant...


''As easy as it is to think of Sting as the frontman for the Police, those days were a relatively brief prelude to a solo career that has run more than a quarter century since. His current tour celebrates the catalog he has built on his own with some Police tunes thrown in, and in its stop at the Toyota Presents Oakdale in Wallingford Monday, the Englishman three weeks past his 60th birthday plowed through songs with remarkable vigor, showing no more effects of age than his smartly constructed pop rock..."

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Sting at Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford

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Photo by Richard Messina, Hartford Courant


Click here to read in full what the Hartford Courant had to say about Sting's concert in Wallingford. Were you there? Share your review or comments and post any photos from the evening or your ticket stub to the event page. Tell us about it!

Sting at Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford

Click the image below to view and visit The Hartford Courant's gallery of images from the show.


Photo by Richard Messina, Hartford Courant
Sting opened his Back to Bass Tour last night at a sold-out Wang Theatre at the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston. The new band comprising of Dominic Miller, Rufus Miller (guitarist), Vinnie Colaiuta (drummer), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocalist) were joined by Chris Botti on two songs. The setlist, which comprised of 21 songs was an exciting mix of solo and Police tunes although heavily biased (16 post-Police songs) towards his solo career with a number of songs being aired for the first time in several years. The Sacred Love and Ten Summoner's Tales albums were particularly well represented with Stolen Car, Inside, Sacred Love and Never Coming Home from the former and Seven Days, Fields Of Gold, Heavy Cloud No Rain and Love Is Stronger Than Justice included in the set...

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Over the last month, through our series of webisode premieres, we've shared Sting's personal reflections on his enduring 25 year solo career. Today, AOL and Sting.com are excited to bring you previously unreleased interview footage highlighting the beginnings of Sting's musical journey, from his childhood memories of Newcastle to his first rock 'n' roll catharsis. To celebrate the release of Sting: The Best Of 25 Years, in stores watch Sting discuss his earliest inspirations...

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Sting.com Video Exclusive: Check out this exclusive video of Sting and the band preparing for the Back To Bass tour in New York City last weekend. Sting will be joined on the tour by a band including his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Rufus Miller (guitarist), Vinnie Colaiuta (drummer), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocalist). Beginning in Boston on October 21 at The Wang Theatre at the Citi Performing Arts Center, the tour extends across the US and Canada visiting Philadelphia, New York, Washington DC, Toronto, Chicago, Detroit, Miami, Dallas, Houston, Denver, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Reno, San Francisco, Seattle, and Vancouver...

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Check out the latest exclusive video clip in Virtual Ticket which sees Sting and Dominic Miller talking about the forthcoming Back To Bass tour and the rationale behind it. Back to Bass finds Sting performing songs spanning his dynamic and enduring solo career, from his 1985 debut The Dream Of The Blue Turtles to his latest release, Live in Berlin, plus a selection of The Police's greatest hits. Highlights include the Grammy winners "Brand New Day" and "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You" plus fan-favorites "Englishman In New York," "Desert Rose" and "Roxanne." Sting will be joined by a band including his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Rufus Miller (guitarist), Vinnie Colaiuta (drummer), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocalist). Stand by for further footage throughout the tour which starts on October 21 in Boston...
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