10.19.12 December 9th performance in Manila moves to Araneta Coliseum...
Local promoters Ovation Productions confirmed today that the Sting: Back to Bass concert previously scheduled at the Mall of Asia Arena will now be held at the Araneta Coliseum. There is no change to the show date, which remains Sunday, December 9th, 2012.
Back to Bass features Sting performing many of his greatest hits, stripped down, with a 5-piece band featuring his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), David Sancious (keyboards) Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocals).
Tickets may be exchanged beginning October 25, 2012.
Fans who had previously purchased a reserved seat ticket will receive a reserved ticket for the new venue. Reserved seat tickets have been carefully reassigned so that fans that had a reserved ticket at the MOAA will receive a comparable reserved ticket in the new venue.
Beginning Thursday, October 25th there will be a special window at the Ticketnet Office located at the Araneta Coliseum that will handle all ticket exchanges. Fans may exchange their tickets up to and including show date but we recommend that this be done in advance to avoid lengthy queues.
If a refund is required due to the change in venue, these tickets must be refunded at SM Tickets no later than Sunday, November 18, 2012.
Tickets for Sting’s concert at the Araneta Coliseum will go on sale beginning October 25, 2012. Ticket prices remain 1030.00 (General Admission), 3700.00, 5,810.00, 7920.00, 10,560.00 and 15,840.00 PHP.. Tickets are available at all Ticketnet outlets or could be purchased online at www.ticketnet.com.ph or call 911-5555 for info.
Ovation Productions and Live Nation Global Touring apologize for any inconvenience to fans as a result of the venue change.
Having lost his heart to Italy, Sting had resigned himself to the fact that his family was unable to find a suitable home in the country. They had gone on one fruitless exploration after another and there seemed to be no hope. Then Trudie Styler told her husband of a new house up for sale close to the medieval town of Figline Valdarno in Tuscany. To their amazement, Trudie and Sting walked along a cypress-lined avenue right up to the saffron-yellow house of their dreams. They found a home for their family and obtained a farm into the bargain. Its main produce is packed into tens of thousands of bottles each year. When FINE visited Il Palagio for this exclusive interview, the atmosphere at the estate was expectant. The closing lunch of the Divino Tuscany festival, which celebrates winemaking excellence, good music and dear friends, was to be served under marquees on Trudie and Sting's property. With hundreds of guests about to arrive, the host couple still had time to recall the early days of their wine-producing career and the events leading up to their decision to start growing wine...
The We Are Family Foundation (WAFF), a not-for-profit organization founded by legendary songwriter and producer, Nile Rodgers, will honor Humanitarian Award recipients Sting and Trudie Styler at its annual Celebration Gala, on Monday, October 29, 2012, at Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Artist and activists Sting and Trudie Styler will receive the Humanitarian Award, which honors those in the public eye who have made tremendous efforts and inroads into improving the human condition throughout the world. Previous recipients of the Humanitarian Award include musical legends Jackson Browne, Peter Gabriel, Sir Elton John, and television and radio host Larry King...
The Fan Club presales for Sting.com members will begin Friday, October 12 at 6AM (local time). Tickets for this performance will go on sale beginning Saturday, October 13 at 10AM (local time). The complete Back to Bass Fall Tour 2012 itinerary is now available on the tour page
. Check it out and be sure to let us know in the comments which concert you're attending! If you are a member of Sting.com and would like to participate in the pre-sale, instructions will be located on the tour page...
BMI celebrated the European and African songwriters, composers and music publishers behind the most-performed songs on U.S. radio and television on October 9 at its annual BMI London Awards. Also saluted were composers of the most-watched and highest-grossing television programs and films; and the legendary songwriters behind classics that have generated more than three million U.S. radio and television performances. With regard to this latter category, Sting picked up several songwriting awards as a number of classic songs passed notable landmarks. "De Do Do Do De Da Da Da", "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You", and "Message In A Bottle" each passed three million performances, "Don't Stand So Close To Me" passed five million performances, and "Every Breath You Take" passed an incredible eleven million performances!
We are pleased to announce that on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, Sting will perform at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand! For this concert, he will be joined by a 5-piece band featuring Dominic Miller (guitarist), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), David Sancious (keyboards), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocals). The Fan Club presales for Sting.com members will begin Friday, October 12 at 6AM (local time). Tickets for this performance will go on sale beginning Saturday, October 13 at 10AM (local time). The complete Back to Bass Fall Tour 2012 itinerary is now available at www.sting.com/tour