11.02.11 ''Sting gets back to bass-ics'' reports The Toronto Sun of Sting's opening Massey Hall show...


''Sting, who turned 60-years-old a month ago but still looks remarkably lean and muscular with his sexy rasp of a voice still strong too, kicked off the night with his solo hit, 'All This Time', dressed down in a snug-fitting lavender top, zippered black pants and pale coloured sneakers, with his head clean shaven. He looked positively aerodynamic as he performed for two hours and ten minutes with the best of the songs coming in the show’s final stretch beginning with 'Never Coming Home', which featured an impressive, moody light show and killer playing by Tickell, who brought the audience to its feet..."

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Sting at Massey Hall
''After spending the greater part of 2010 fronting a behemoth of an orchestra for his global 'Symphonicities' tour, Sting, ever the British heartthrob at 60 (not to mention a walking billboard for the benefits of yoga), has gone to the opposite extreme and pared things down to the bare necessities with his Back To Bass tour. Flanked by the father and son team of guitarists Dominic and Rufus Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta, the "drummer's drummer," as he tagged him, and the twin violin section of Jo Lawrie and Peter Tickell, Sting proceeded to take the adoring, largely 40-plus and 50-plus sold out crowd on a sonic adventure that revisited past triumphs and explore some lesser known gems of a catalogue that has sold over 100 million albums..." Click here to read in full what the Toronto Star had to say about Sting's concert at Massey Hall. 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!
''The day might have started off gloomy and cold, as a wintry mix descended upon DC, but for those who had tickets to Sting's Back To Bass show, the night was nothing short of magical. The sold-out performance was held at DAR Constitution Hall, which seemed the perfect venue for the performance that celebrates Sting's 25 years of music. Even before Sting and his five band members took the stage, the energy in the audience was apparent, as people chatted excitedly and took their seats...'' Click here to read what the Washington Examiner, The Washington Post and DCist had to say about Sting's concert at DAR Constitution Hall. 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!
As he glides gracefully into his seventh decade, the Geordie says he has struggled with writer's block for much of the past ten years. Perhaps that's why the ex school teacher, born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, has rarely been off the road recently. Throughout 2007-2008 he reunited The Police, a band he walked out on at the height of their powers in 1984. The 14-month trek visited five continents and was seen by over 3.7million people. Last June he hit the road again - with an orchestra in tow - for his Symphonicity tour. Winding that up at the end of July this year, three months later he was back in front of a live audience. His Back To Bass Tour began in Boston a week ago. It sees the rocker playing uncharacteristically tiny venues in North America - focusing on songs from his solo career...

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the Sting.com 25 Days Countdown! The grand prize winner, George Rapitis, will receive a unique, one of a kind Sting Signature Series Precision Fender Bass customized with artwork inspired by the Sting: 25 Years box set, plus an autographed copy of the box set, a Sting.com fan club one-year membership and a Back to Bass tour merchandise pack. The three runners up, Jen Ashlin, Sheila Barnes and Denise Holder will each receive a signed copy of the Sting: 25 Years box set, a Sting.com fan club one-year membership and a Back to Bass tour merchandise pack. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you again to everyone who participated in the 25 Days Countdown!
On Thursday, October 20 the U.S. Fund for UNICEF presented Sting and UNICEF UK Ambassador Trudie Styler with its annual Children's Champion Award. This year’s award recipients were honored for their commitment to improving children’s lives and the environment. Sting and Styler, a UK UNICEF Ambassador since 2004, strive to make a difference for children around the world and protect the environment through numerous public efforts. The evening’s celebration was a fundraising event co-chaired by Alli and Bill Achtmeyer, Barrie and Kevin Landry, and Elaine and Bobby Sager that brought in a record $1.15 million for UNICEF’s global child survival programs...