Sting Goes ‘Back To Bass’ Once Again
With Sting playing stripped-down versions of his songs along with a few Police tunes, the “Back To Bass” tour is supported by a five-piece band featuring guitarist Dominic Miller, David Sancious on keyboards, drummer Vinnie Colaiuta, Peter Tickell on electric fiddle and Jo Lawry on backing vocals.
Following his tour through North America, Sting heads to Europe for shows in Poland, Ireland, France, Denmark and Norway.
Here’s the itinerary:
May 30 – Kelowna, British Columbia, Prospera Place
May 31 – Victoria, British Columbia, Save On Foods Memorial Centre
June 2 – San Francisco, Calif., America’s Cup Pavilion
June 3 – Santa Barbara, Calif., Santa Barbara Bowl
June 5 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
June 7 – Highland Park, Ill., Ravinia Festival At Ravinia Park
June 8 – Highland Park, Ill., Ravinia Festival At Ravinia Park
June 12 – Baltimore, Md., Pier 6 Pavilion
June 14 – Atlantic City, N.J., Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa / Event Center
June 15 – Atlantic City, N.J., Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa / Event Center
June 17 – Kitchener, Ontario, Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex
June 18 – Kingston, Ontario, K-Rock Centre
June 20 – Bangor, Maine, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion
June 21 – Boston, Mass., Bank Of America Pavilion
June 22 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena
June 24 – Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Consolidated Credit Union Place
June 26 – St. John’s, Newfoundland, Mile One Centre
June 29 – Oswiem, Poland, Mosir Stadium
July 1 – Cork, Ireland, Docklands
July 6 – Arras, France, Citadel Of Arras
July 10 – Mainz, Denmark, Mainzer Volkspark
July 12 – Stavern, Norway, Stavern Festivalen Festival Grounds
Sting is the first artist to be announced for the America Cup’s Concert Series in San Francisco. Along with concerts the temporary indoor venue seating 9,000 and located between Piers 27 & 29 will also host family fare, community and business events and other activities, including viewing sessions for the America’s Cup sailing races. Construction is scheduled to begin in spring. Other artists to be announced soon.
Here’s the ticketing situation:
Fan club pre-sales for Poland and Norway begin today (Jan. 22) with general onsales launching Jan. 24.
Fan club pre-sales for France and Germany begin Jan. 23 with general onsales launching Jan. 25.
Fan club pre-sales for Cork begin Jan. 29 with general onsales launching Jan. 31.
Fan club pre-sales for Santa Barbara and Baltimore begin Jan. 23. General onsales for Baltimore launch Jan. 25; Santa Barbara Jan. 26.
Fan club pre-sales for Kelowna, Victoria, Morrison (Denver), Kitchener, Kingston, Boston, Summerside and St. John’s begin Jan. 24. General onsales begin Jan. 28.
Fan club pre-sales for Bangor and Uncasville begin Jan. 30 with general onsales beginning Feb. 1.
Fan club pre-sales for Atlantic City begin Feb. 13 with general onsales launching Feb. 16.
San Francisco (America’s Cup Concert Series date) goes on sale Feb. 22, Chicago April 25. Fan club pre-sales for both dates to be announced.
For more information, head on over to Sting.com.