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On 1 October...

2013: Sting performed material from 'The Last Ship' at a benefit concert at the Anspacher Theater in New York. Earlier in the day he appeared on 'Letterman'.

2011: Sting held his 60th birthday concert - a star studded evening of thrilling performances - at the Beacon Theatre in New York.

2010: Accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Sting performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London, UK.

2007: The Police were in Paris where the French Culture Minister Christine Albanel conferred the Order of the Arts and Letters on the three band members in recognition of their contribution to the arts.

2004: Sting performed at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine, USA.

2002: Sting was at Turin's Stadio Della Alpi to see Newcastle United take on Juventus in their European Cup soccer match.

1996: Sting performed at the Iwate Sangyo Bunka Centre in Morioka City, Japan.

1994: Sting performed at the Superbowl in Sun City, South Africa.

1991: Sting performed at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, USA.

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

1983: The Police performed at the Estadi Municipal Narcis Sala in Barcelona, Spain.

1981: The Police performed at the Sporthalle in Boeblingen, Germany.



We're very excited to share the news that Sting will be the featured guest on an upcoming episode of "Inside The Actors Studio." The program will tape in NYC on Sunday, October 5, and we would love to see some of our Sting.com fan club members in the audience!

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Sting will join No Doubt for a special collaboration at the Global Citizen Festival, which returns to the Great Lawn in New York's Central Park on Sept. 27. Details on the "must see" performance remain under tight wraps, though celebrated live event and television producer Ken Ehrlich has offered some insight into how the team-up came to be. "In this case, it was pretty organic," explains Ehrlich, who joins the team to produce this year's show. "It came from No Doubt. We talked about a couple of possible people to do something with. As soon as we mentioned Sting, they loved that..."

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Following swift sell-outs in both cities, second shows have been confirmed in London on April 16 at the O2 Arena and in Amsterdam on April 18 at the Ziggo Dome. Members of the Sting.com fan club will have an opportunity to purchase tickets in advance of the general public beginning tomorrow, September 23 at 9AM (local) for the London performance and 10AM (local) for Amsterdam's concert. Tickets will go on sale to the public this Friday, September 26 at 9am (local) through ticketmaster.co.uk and livenation.co.uk for the London date. In Amsterdam, tickets go on sale this Friday, September 26 at 10am (local) at www.ticketmaster.nl/ and www.mojo.nl/stingpaulsimon...
ASCAP President & Chairman Paul Williams has announced that the initial group of presenter-performers, confirmed to date, at the November 17th ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Centennial Awards Gala are Sting, Emmylou Harris, India.Arie and Berry Gordy. Others will be announced shortly. The four will participate in conferring the singular, once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award to a select group of American music icons in recognition of their incomparable accomplishments in their respective music genres and beyond. Those receiving this prestigious accolade are ASCAP members Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Stephen Sondheim and Stevie Wonder...
As previously announced, Sting & Paul Simon will bring their critically-acclaimed On Stage Together tour to Europe in 2015 (complete itinerary below). The tour will now kick off on FRIDAY, MARCH 13 in Krakow, Poland. Please note show date has changed from March 12 to March 13. Tickets for the artists’ fans are currently on sale through each artist’s official website and will be available through Thursday, September 18 until 3pm. *Any fan club members who purchased presale tickets for the March 12 performance will be contacted tomorrow so that they can determine if they are able to make the rescheduled date (prior to public sales)...
We are pleased to announce the Sting & Paul Simon's On Stage Together tour will make a stop in Odense, Denmark at the Sparekassen Fyn Arena on March 17, 2015! Sting.com fan club members can purchase tickets in advance of the general public beginning tomorrow, September 16 at 10AM (local time). Please visit http://sting.com/tour/index/ when logged in as a member to obtain your unique pre-sale access code. Tickets will be available to the public beginning Monday, September 22 at 10AM (local). A full itinerary is included below...
The new Sting production, The Last Ship, is a reflection on the singer's past and a study of working-class woes. There's nothing campier than the collapse of a British industrial town. Or at least that's what a handful of recent Broadway shows would have us believe. In the past decade, we’ve seen musicals about unemployed blokes who are saved from despair by drag queens (Kinky Boots) and male stripping (The Full Monty), and even Billy Elliot took a break from the hero's tender ballet dreams to stage a zany puppet show about Margaret Thatcher. It all makes losing your job seem kind of fabulous. But Sting might disagree. This fall the singer pays tribute to his own working-class roots with The Last Ship, a Broadway production inspired by the demise of the shipbuilding trade in his hometown of Wallsend near Newcastle. Though it's filled with feeling (and plenty of comic relief), the show won'’t be shooting glitter - literally or metaphorically - over its audience...