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September 20, 2018

The Revlon 2018 Benefit Concert for the Rainforest Fund will take place at New York's Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, December 5 with Sting, Trudie and Friends. The guest performers are yet to be announced, as is the ticket on sale date, but while this information is awaited you may like to pencil this date into your diary. We'll bring you more information as we have it.

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September 18, 2018

No matter how many concerts you’ve attended in your life, few things will rank higher on the memory meter than watching Sting – erudite, chiseled, contemplative Sting – singing Shaggy’s 2000 hit, “It Wasn’t Me” and its indelible chorus, “Picture this we were both butt naked, banging on the bathroom floor.”

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September 16, 2018

Sting and Shaggy brought their 44/876 tour to the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on Saturday, Sept. 15th. The place was packed for the veteran rocker and his new reggae rapper pal, Shaggy. I heard of some last minute tickets going for as much as $500! Luckily, there are NO bad seats at the Fillmore! You've got a great view no matter where you are...

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September 14, 2018

The Last Ship has received two nominations in the 2018 UK Theatre Awards for Best Touring Production and Best Performance in a Musical for Frances McNamee. The UK Theatre Awards are the only nationwide Awards to honour and celebrate outstanding achievements in regional theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This year’s UK Theatre Awards will take place at London’s historic Guildhall, on Sunday 14 October 2018. 

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September 14, 2018

“Skank Up (Oh Lawd)” is a brand-new song by Sting and Shaggy featuring dancehall music sensation Ding Dong. The track was recorded in various studios along Sting and Shaggy’s critically-acclaimed European 44/876 Tour this summer as well as at Shaggy’s Ranch Studios in New York. Produced by GRAMMY-nominated producer Martin Kierszenbaum (Sting, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Far East Movement), “Skank Up (Oh Lawd)” contains a sample from “Groovy Baby” by Gerry...

September 06, 2018

The 44/876 Tour took Europe by storm this summer as Sting & Shaggy's island-inspired music both delighted and surprised fans across the continent. The shows were so popular that a visit to Eastern Europe has already been announced for November. In the meantime, the duo will tour North and South America with a band comprised of Sting’s longtime collaborators Dominic Miller (guitar), Josh Freese (drums) and Rufus Miller (guitar), as...

 

ON THIS DAY...

 

24 September

2017: Sting performed at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark.

2016: Sting performed at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, USA.

2013: Sting performed on the Today show in New York. 'The Last Ship' was released in the USA.

2011: Sting performed at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, USA.

2010: Accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Sting performed at Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany.

2004: Sting performed at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, USA.

2000: Sting performed at the MTN Sundome in Johannesburg, South Africa.

1999: Sting appeared on the 'Today Show Summer Concert Series' playing a live early morning set at New York's Rockefeller Centre live on the NBC network. He drew the largest live crowd for one of these shows.

1997: Sting was a guest performer at the Country Music Association Awards at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, were he performed 'I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying' with country star Toby Keith.

1996: Sting performed at Century Hall in Nagoya, Japan. During the performance of 'I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying' in Nagoya, a relaxed Sting allowed one member of the audience to play his bass whilst another sang!

1991: Sting performed at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Birmingham, USA.

1989: Sting appeared as Macheath in the '3 Penny Opera' at the National Theatre in Washington DC.

1985: Sting performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

1983: The Police performed at the Arena in Frejus, France.

 

SUMMONER'S TALES...
"Symphonicities was an afterthought. We were rehearsing in Abbey Road and basically pushed the 'record' button. Instead of coming in with a few chords for a band and teaching everyone the song, and finding an arrangement by trial and error, you put a score down in front of an orchestra and they play it. It took about the same time to record as it takes to listen to. I think I'm going to make every album like that in the future."

 

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