02.07.13 Back To Bass Summer 2013 Tour - Several Dates in Russia Confirmed...


The Back To Bass tour will return to Russia this summer! On July 21, Sting will perform at the Tatneft Arena in Kazan, followed by a concert in Samara at the Palace of Sport on July 22. He will then head to Chelyabinsk for a performance at the Ice Arena Traktor on July 24, followed by a concert at the Ice Palace in Ekatherinberg on July 25.

Tickets for all concerts in Russia will go on sale tomorrow, February 8 at 10am (local time).
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