Sting to Perform at the Mawazine Festival in Morocco Next Month!

May 08, 2015

After beautifully closing the 9th edition of Mawazine accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Morocco, Sting will return to Rabat for a concert on Thursday, June 4, 2015, on the OLM Souissi stage. Sting will be joined by a 5-piece band performing many of his most celebrated hits.

Tickets will go on sale tomorrow, May 9 at 11AM local time via Festival passes are available now at

Since 2001, the Mawazine Festival – Rhythms of the World – is the appointment for Moroccan and international music scenes. Each year in May, this event, unique of its kind, vibrates the capital of Rabat, to sounds open to the four corners of the world, through a rich and unique musical program.



May 4, 2015

On April 24 & 25, Sting performed songs from “The Last Ship” in three sold-out benefit concerts at the Sage Gateshead in Newcastle. On behalf of the Sage’s 10th Birthday Appeal, the shows were also a homecoming of sorts for material that Sting has said was deeply inspired by his hometown of Wallsend. Watch Video

In this video filmed exclusively for, he reflects on the community he was raised in and shares the many ways in which the North East and “The Last Ship” are deeply intertwined.

Apr 28, 2015

Rob Mathes' music career, a string of one crescendo after another, peaked again Tuesday when the Greenwich native received his first Tony nomination, for Best Orchestration for the Broadway musical "The Last Ship," scored by Sting. Fittingly, the news came to him while he was staying at Sting's London home...