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May 12, 2016

Check out this birthday message from Sting to fellow Geordie, the legendary Eric Burdon. Eric will be performing at what promises to be a very special homecoming concert at Newcastle City Hall on 7 September, and tickets are on sale now

May 06, 2016

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) today announced that on June 8 it will honor singer-songwriter, musician and philanthropist Sting with its Songwriter Icon Award in Manhattan

May 03, 2016

Sting made a couple of surprise guest appearances in New York at the start of the month, firstly appearing with The Last Bandoleros during their show at Rockwood Music Hall where he joined the band on their single “Where Do You Go” and followed it up with a run through The Police’s “Next To You.” The following night he joined Pearl Jam on stage at Madison Square Garden to help...

April 26, 2016

It’s not every day you see the words “music” and “Deafness” paired together in such harmony. Actually, it may sound downright out of place for those who aren’t familiar with Deaf, hard of hearing or special needs populations. Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf has witnessed the astounding effects of music therapy and improved literacy first-hand - and they’re personally inviting you into their world...

April 07, 2016

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk revealed the first wave of the 2016 inaugural summer lineup including a Grand Opening weekend performance on July 3rd with Sting & Peter Gabriel who have already sold out summer performances along their Rock Paper Scissors tour including Madison Square Garden and Nikon at Jones Beach Theater...

March 31, 2016

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, plan to host a blockbuster concert April 29 featuring Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Sting, Herbie Hancock and many other established and up-and-coming musical artists. The show is to be televised by ABC the following day, on April 30 - the fifth anniversary of International Jazz Day...


On 25 May...

2009: Sting performed at the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, USA at the "Let The Sunshine In" event on behalf of the Narada Michael Walden Foundation.

2004: Sting performed at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, France.

2003: Sting was in Cannes where he presented the prestigious Grand Jury Prize to the Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan for his movie 'Uzak'.

2001: Sting performed at the Cumberland County Civic Centre in Portland, USA.

2000: Sting performed at the Plaza de Toros de Palma in Majorca, Spain.

1996: Sting performed at the Rock im Park Festival in Nurnberg, Germany.

1994: Sting received an Ivor Novello award for 'Best Song Lyrically and Musically' at an award ceremony at London's Grosvenor Hotel.

1993: Sting performed at Saenger Performing Arts Centre in New Orleans, USA.

1991: Sting performed at the Roman Arena in Verona, Italy.

1988: Sting performed at the Placa de Toros in Barcelona, Spain.

1986: Along with thousands of other participants, Sting took part in the 'Race Against Time' through the streets of London finishing the course in 45 minutes.

1985: Sting performed at the Mogador Theatre in Paris, France.

1979: The Police performed at Park West in Chicago, USA.

1978: The Police performed with Eberhard Schoener at the Zirkus Zone in Munich, Germany.

1977: The Police performed at the Marquee club in London, England.


"One of the things I've become celebrated for or pilloried for is my desire to write pop melodies, simple pop melodies over complex rhythm or compond time. I like 7/8 a lot, I love 9/8, I like 5/4. And the trick is to make it seem as if nothing's happening - it's just normal. And yet you try and find the beat, you really have to work hard because it keeps tripping over itself."


Sting & Peter Gabriel Rock Paper Scissors

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