02.17.13 Back To Bass Summer 2013 Tour – Concert In Belgium Confirmed...


The Back To Bass tour will return to Belgium this summer, with a performance at the Suikerrock Festival in Tienen on July 27! Tickets for this concert are on sale NOW! Please visit http://suikerrock.tickoweb.be/ for details.
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During the tribute to reggae legend ; Bob Marley 2013 Grammy Awards, you may have heard echoes of Sting's former band the Police in Bruno Mars' soul-soaked "Locked Out of Heaven" - the syncopated chirps and the frenetic sonic echoes of Synchronicity are shamelessly (and addictively) shot throughout the song. And Mars has even called himself out on the fact that the explosive song owes its musical roots to the Police. "I grew up listening to the Police. I grew up performing in bars, singing Police songs," Bruno told MTV News in 2012. "I remember performing a song like 'Roxanne,' and you play those first couple of chords, and you hit that first note, and you watch the whole bar ignite..."

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"This is the Italian wedding Patti [Scialfa] and I never had," Bruce Springsteen joked in a charming, self-deprecating and passionate speech as he accepted the MusiCare’s 2013 Person of the Year honors last night at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Earlier in the evening, the New Jersey rock legend had in fact offered up a serving of his mother’s lasagna; It was part of a bounty – including a ride in the sidecar of Springsteen’s Harley Davidson, a face-to-face guitar lesson, eight concert tickets, a personal backstage tour and one of Springsteen's iconic Fender Telecasters autographed by Sting, Elton John, Neil Young, and, erm, Katy Perry – being auctioned off to benefit the MusiCares charity, a wing of the Grammy Awards’ governing body, the Recording Academy, that provides emergency financial and healthcare support for the music community...

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Current nominees Bruno Mars and Rihanna, as well as 16-time GRAMMY winner Sting, will join together for a special performance, and current nominee Kelly Clarkson is set to perform on the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast. Sixteen-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee Beyoncé, current nominee Hunter Hayes, singer/actor Jennifer Lopez, actor Pauley Perrette, and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince will appear as presenters. The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Dial Global, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, and on YouTube. UK fans can catch a 90 minute round up on 4Music at 10pm on Monday, February 11...

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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).