03.19.12 Additional Concert in North America Confirmed This Summer...
We are pleased to announce a new concert along Sting's 2012 Summer tour! On Tuesday, June 5, he will perform many of his greatest hits at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri, with a 5-piece band including Dominic Miller (guitar), David Sancious (keyboards), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocals).
Fan Club presales begin at 10AM (local time) tomorrow, March 20. Tickets will go on sale to the public Saturday, March 24 at 10AM (local time).
A single spotlight, above a microphone centre stage, forms the eerie backdrop to tonight's show, with the seated crowd waiting in anticipation induced silence. The sixteen time Grammy Award winner may be sixty years of age these days, but he shows no sign of slowing down with his hectic touring schedule around the globe. With his 5-piece backing band sneaking into place to start up the show with 'All This Time', it's not long before Sting strides on stage, bass in hand and a wide smile. The lyricly dark track, combined with uplifting instrumentals, a conflict which forms much of the songwriters work, has fans whooping along, and it's just the start of showcasing the skills of his incredible backing band...
GPS technology maps land rights for Africa's 'forest people'. In the lush rainforests of Africa's Congo Basin, hundreds of thousands of indigenous people live as hunter gatherers, depending on the forest's natural resources for their survival. Yet most have no legal rights to the land that has been their home for millennia. But GPS technology is helping indigenous people map the land they call home and produce documents that can help preserve their access to the forest that is their lifeblood. Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) is one group that organizes "community mapping" projects in central Africa's Congo Basin. Spread across six countries, and covering more than 1.3 million square miles - an area twice the size of Alaska - the Congo Basin includes an expanse of rainforest second only in size to the Amazon...
On Saturday, June 30, Sting will perform at the Estadio Heliodoro Rodriguez Lopez in Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Spain! For this concert, he will be joined by a 5-piece band including Dominic Miller (guitarist), David Sancious (keyboards), Vinnie Colauita (drums), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocals). Fan Club presales begin at 10AM (local time) tomorrow, March 16. Tickets will go on sale to the public Monday, March 19 at 10AM (local time).
The band hits Paris for 2 shows! Check out the full list of spring and summer dates and ticket info on the tour page
Sting.com Member Exclusive: Check out two new clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the Back to Bass tour! The first clip is of Sting with Danny Quatrochi and the second clip, Sting discusses the 'occasional' table that is up on stage.