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Sting - Back To Bass - European Tour 2012!
November 15, 2011 

Live Nation is pleased to announce that Sting's Back to Bass tour will extend to Europe early next year! Currently garnering stellar reviews throughout North America, the Back to Bass tour celebrates the 25th anniversary of Sting's solo career by taking it back to bass…all the hits, stripped down, as they haven't been played in years.

The tour will begin in Gateshead, UK at The Sage Gateshead on February 5, 2012, and continue across Europe and the UK. Cities announced today include Amsterdam, Gothenburg, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Prague, Vienna, and Brussels as well as multiple dates in France, Germany and the UK (itinerary below). Additional dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

In support of Sting: 25 Years, the recently released box set collection, Back to Bass finds Sting performing songs spanning his dynamic solo career, plus a selection of The Police's greatest hits. 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).

The Fan Club presale for performances in Sweden, Austria, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK will begin at 9AM (local time) tomorrow, Wednesday, November 16. Legacy Fan Club members will be given a one hour advance window at the start of the presale followed by a presale to all members beginning at 10AM (local time). Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, November 18 at 9AM (local time). Tickets for the concerts in Brussels will go on sale to the public Friday, November 18 at 11AM (local time). For the performance in Amsterdam, tickets will go on sale to the public Saturday, November 19 at 10AM (local time)

The Fan Club presale for the concert in Copenhagen will begin at 9AM (local time) Thursday, November 17. Legacy Fan Club members will be given a two (2) hour advance window at the start of the presale followed by a presale to all members beginning at 11AM (local time). Tickets will go on sale to the public Monday, November 21 at 10AM (local time).

The Fan Club presale for performances in France will begin at 10AM (local time) Monday, November 21. Legacy Fan Club members will be given a one hour advance window at the start of the presale followed by a presale to all members beginning at 11AM (local time). Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, November 25 at 10AM (local time). For the concert in Paris, tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, November 25 at 9AM (local time).

Finally, the Fan Club presale for performances in Warsaw and Prague will begin at 10AM (local time) Tuesday, November 22. Legacy Fan Club members will be given a one hour advance window at the start of the presale followed by a presale to all members beginning at 11AM (local time). Tickets for the concert in Prague will go on sale to the public Friday, November 25 at 9AM (local time) and for the concert in Warsaw on Friday, November 25 at 10AM (local time).

VIP Packages are available in select cities, including premium tickets, exclusive merchandise and more.

BACK TO BASS TOUR 2012 ITINERARY:

February 5 Gateshead, UK The Sage Gateshead
February 7 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Heineken Music Hall
February 9 Gothenburg, Sweden Lisebergshallen
February 12 Stockholm, Sweden Waterfront
February 13 Copenhagen, Denmark Falconer Theatre
February 15 Warsaw, Poland SalaKongresowa
February 18 Prague, Czech Republic Congress Center
February 19 Vienna, Austria Gasometer
February 21 Grenoble, France Summum
February 22 Toulouse, France Zenith
February 24 Claremont-Ferrand, France Zenith
February 25 Marseille, France Le Dome de Marseille
February 29 Frankfurt, Germany Jahrhunderthalle

March 2 Koln, Germany E-Werk
March 4 Brussels, Belgium Cirque Royale
March 5 Brussels, Belgium Cirque Royale
March 7 Stuttgart, Germany Beethovensaal
March 8 Lille, France Zenith
March 10 Berlin, Germany Columbiahalle
March 13 Paris, France Zenith
March 16 Manchester, UK Apollo
March 17 Glasgow, UK Clyde Auditorium
March 19 London, UK Hammersmith Apollo

Itinerary subject to change. Additional cities and venues to be confirmed.
COMMENTS 21
Rosso65 November 22,2011
pre-sale
I am trying to buy tickets for Prague but cant see any workable link...I am "ordinary" member but from following what is mentioned in the website it doeasnt seems to have to be a problem as it says ALL MEMBERS should have option for pre-sale...is it correct?? "Finally, the Fan Club presale for performances in Warsaw and Prague will begin at 10AM (local time) Tuesday, November 22. Legacy Fan Club members will be given a one hour advance window at the start of the presale followed by a presale to all members beginning at 11AM (local time)"
stingcom November 21,2011
Local Time
It means local time in the country where the concert is taking place.
victoria_tselina November 21,2011
Local time
Sorry for stupid question, but "local time" means London time?
flexible November 18,2011
Tickets for German shows
Anyone looking for tickets to the German shows should consider using ticketmaster.de - Tickets are about 15 Euro cheaper than at eventim.de, and the company is just as trustworthy and reliable (sting.com used them for the fan club presale for the 2nd German leg of Symphonicity). Maybe they should be used for presales again, the piece of the pie that eventim.de consistently wants for themselves is just too big IMO.
stingcom November 17,2011
To Nosterholt
Prices for Amsterdam can be found here. http://www.ticketmaster.nl/event/STING-BACK-TO-BASS-tickets/ST070212
stingcom November 17,2011
To Nosterholt
Yes you can but be advised that the tickets for the Amsterdam show are general admission on the floor, so you would not be buying reserved seats on the floor in the presale.
November 17,2011
to stingcom
what is the diferenece in ticket prices on presale for those who have full membership?
nosterholt November 17,2011
@sting.com
If I become an member now is it on time to get the code and purchase tickets?
stingcom November 17,2011
To Nosterholt
Presales are only available to paid members. That is why you don't see any presales links.
nosterholt November 17,2011
@sting.com
Sorry ofcourse I did that. There is nothing. I have an free membership but that is no pproblem I hope? The liks for the European gigs are not there and there is no code?
nosterholt November 17,2011
@sting.com
sorry no links for the european shows and no code on the tourpage?
stingcom November 17,2011
To nosterholt
To access the presale links, login in to the website first and then visit the tour page where you will find the necessary links and your presale code.
nosterholt November 17,2011
pre-sale
I can not buy a ticket in the presale? I'm a member but there is no link for tickets? Noortje (Amsterdam)
acore80 November 16,2011
Portugal
Please come to Portugal !!
flexible November 16,2011
@ Bernd
Expect about 95-100 Euros.
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