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October 21, 2016

With a new album out, Sting talks to Craig McLean about ageing, rock ’n’ roll parenting - and being a milkman's son turned Picasso-owning millionaire. "I get confused when people say 'purple’,” murmurs a man dressed in fashionably battered blacks and greys (knackered trainers, distressed jeans, holey jumper). “Anything that’s slightly in the gaps of the spectrum, I can’t really figure it out...”

October 21, 2016

Sting is featured in the November issue of Total Guitar magazine where among the subjects he talks about are vintage guitars, his children, the mysteries of music, who he would love to have a guitar lesson with and which guitar he would take with him to a desert island...

October 18, 2016

On Wednesday, October 26, The GRAMMY Museum will present An Evening With Sting at the Museum’s Clive Davis Theater in Los Angeles. The evening, moderated by GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli, will feature a discussion surrounding Sting’s forthcoming solo album, 57th & 9th (out November 11), as well as an intimate acoustic performance...

October 17, 2016

The November issue of the UK magazine Bass Guitar features a really interesting interview with cover star Sting. Joel McIver talks to him about his new album '57th & 9th', his bass set-up, the guitars he has used and his playing style, and his bass heroes such as Jaco Pastorius. The latest issue of Bass Guitar hits the streets very shortly...

October 17, 2016

On December 31, Sting will play a special New Year's Eve show at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas! Tickets will go on sale this Friday, October 21 at 10AM PST, with an exclusive presale for fan club members beginning Wednesday, October 19 at 10AM PST (details to follow). Photo credit Eric Ryan Anderson.

October 11, 2016

16-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and musician Sting is coming to BUILD to discuss his new album “57th & 9th” out on November 11. The album, Sting’s first rock/pop project in over 10 years, represents a wide range of musical and songwriting styles, from the ferocious track “Petrol Head” to the raucous, “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You." Sting says that the key to producing good music is to maintain...



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2010: Accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Sting performed at the Schleyerhalle in Stuttgart, Germany.

2006: Sting & Edin Karamazov performed at the Yellow Lounge, Club Maria in Berlin. The show was recorded for later broadcast on German radio.

1999: Sting performed at the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, USA.

1998: Sting presented Madonna with the Versace Award at the VH1 Fashion Awards in New York.

1996: Sting performed at the Palais Theatre in Melbourne, Australia.

1994: Sting made an appearance at London's Royal Albert Hall at the Stonewall concert in aid of the Terence Higgins Trust (AIDS).

1993: Sting performed at the Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium during the 'Night of The Proms' concerts.

1989: Sting appeared as Macheath in the '3 Penny Opera' at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York.

1985: Sting performed at the Civic Centre in Pensacola, USA.

1979: The Police visited Kennedy Space Centre in the USA and filmed a memorable video for 'Walking On The Moon'.

1978: The Police performed at the Last Chance Saloon in Poughkeepsie, USA.


"I started as a guitar player and continued to play guitar, mainly acoustic guitar, but the bass seemed to offer a kind of quiet heroism. And also, playing and singing at the same time is something that’s not natural: to play a contrapuntal bassline against the singing is much different to strumming along four in the bar."


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