07.10.12 Virtual Ticket Video - Summer 2012


Sting is currently on the road in Europe and just last week performed THREE sold-out concerts – July 4 at the Henley Festival, July 6 at the Cognac Blues Festival and July 7 at the Albi Pause Guitare Festival!

In this latest exclusive Virtual Ticket clip, Sting shares his thoughts on performing for various audiences in many different settings along the summer tour.




(8) Reviews and Comments
kmaltomonte - 09.30.12
Get 182 trees out of deathrow, Sting!
Sting has always been known as a champion of the environment. His advocacy would mean much more if his concert in Manila is moved out of SM-MOA. SM, the epitome of corporate greed in the Philippines, owned by the richest man in the country, plans to needlessly kill 182 trees on Luneta Hill in Baguio City to pave the way for a parking lot and mall expansion. This despite already being the largest commercial center in the city enjoying the largest share of the local market. Help save Baguio's environment and heritage from corporate greed. We have started a petition for this cause here: http://www.change.org/petitions/sting-can-t-be-saving-rainforests-and-enabling-sm-to-rape-the-environment-at-the-same-time#
joniblue - 08.06.12
yeah...agreed
I agree that some kind of official live release from this tour would be great. I saw the tour in NYC and I was so excited to hear some of the 'deep cuts' live. It would be great to have a record of that.
vivie - 08.06.12
the grey nomads
We needed and excuse to get some sun, and Sting performing at the Festivale du Gaou near Toulon was perfect. It was a fantastic night,beautiful setting and a memorable performance by all the band and every bit as good as his gig in Hyde Park many years ago.
lilybright - 07.11.12
Helsinki 16.6.2012
Thank you Sting for very energetic and memorable moments in Helsinki. <3
bigchinasean - 07.11.12
yeah
I think an official release from this tour would be meaningful, much more so than from previous ones.
LiSting - 07.11.12
Foot trick
See this funny Sting foot trick just before "Every little thing" chorus ? :-D. Really hope some official release will be made from this tour.
soulcage62 - 07.10.12
MORE UK DATES
Please play more uk dates mr sting
salama - 07.10.12
Thank you Sting!
Thank you for coming to Helsinki this summer! I enjoyed your concert so much!
Member Exclusive Video: Sting and keyboardist David Sancious have known each other for more than 20 years and in this latest Virtual Ticket video, the two discuss their working relationship and what it's like to be back on the road together for the Summer 2012 tour.

[6] Comments
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[2] Comments
Sting might be the best looking male in his age group, according to much of the female portion of his loyal audience Tuesday night. Happily, judging from a beautifully paced and immaculately performed show kicking off the Artpark summer concert season, he doesn't need to rely on that fact. His occasional shimmies might draw screams from some of his fans, but it is clearly the prowess of his songwriting and the high level of musicianship evidenced by his band that speaks the loudest. Fronting a smaller ensemble than he has often since the breakup of the Police - longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, drummer extraordinaire Vinnie Colaiuta, former E Street keyboardist David Sancious, violinist David Tickell, and backing vocalist Jo Lawry - Sting took us on a tour through his impressive catalog of songs...

[4] Comments
Sting's Summer 2012 Tour made a stop in Atlantic City, NJ this past weekend. Metro New York wrote, ''Just one song into the set and it was more than clear why Sting is a music legend who is still selling out shows across the world.''

[4] Comments
A younger generation might know Sting as the British rocker behind Police hits like 'Roxanne' and the man behind vaguely-remembered '90s singles like 'Desert Rose'. And indeed, it was an older crowd that packed the house at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey Saturday night as part of his summer-long tour. But just one song into his set, and it was more than clear why Sting is a music legend who is still selling out shows across the world and remains worthy of respect and awe by fans of all ages. At age 60, he's still got it. Rumored by his die-hard fans to be his best band yet, Sting was backed by a multi-talented group of musicians, including insanely gifted violinist Peter Tickell who, dare we say, stole the show at times. There was no opening act, just a two-hour set played entirely by Sting and his band, and it didn't take long to see that it wouldn't have been easy, if not impossible, to properly set the stage for the music icon anyway...