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Sting - Back to Bass Tour



Performing His Greatest Hits, Stripped Down

To Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of His Solo Career

(Tuesday, November 15, 2011) Following the success of his North American tour this fall, Live Nation is pleased to announce that Sting’s Back to Bass Tour will extend to Europe early next year as he celebrates the 25th anniversary of his solo career by taking it back to bass…all of the hits, stripped down, as they haven't been played in years.  

Currently garnering stellar reviews throughout North America, the European tour will begin February 5th, 2012 in Newcastle at The Sage Gateshead with additional performances in Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Prague, Stockholm, Warsaw, and Vienna as well as multiple dates in France, Germany and the UK (itinerary below). Tickets will go on sale beginning Friday, November 18th.


“…an exquisite performance…”

The Boston Globe, Oct. 24, 2011


“Every Little Thing He Does is Magic – Sting Captivated DC.”

The Washington Examiner, Oct. 31, 2011


“Sting brushes time aside in sublime performance….and exquisite two hour performance.”

The Boston Globe, Oct. 24, 2011


“...A sonic adventure that revisits past triumphs and explores some lesser-known gems…”

The Toronto Star, Nov. 2, 2011


In support of Sting: 25 Years, the recently released box set collection, Back to Bass finds Sting performing songs spanning his dynamic and enduring solo career, from his 1985 debut The Dream Of The Blue Turtles to his latest release, Live in Berlin, plus a selection of The Police’s greatest hits. Highlights include fan favourites such as “Desert Rose,” “Every Breath You Take,” and “Fields of Gold.” Sting will be joined by a band including his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Rufus Miller (guitarist), Vinnie Colaiuta (drummer), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry(vocalist).

Sting: 25 Years, was released on September 26, 2011.  This collection captures for the first time both the highlights and rarities of Sting’s enduring solo career and contains three CDs, all re-mastered exclusively for this set and personally curated by Sting, as well as a previously unreleased live DVD, Rough, Raw & Unreleased, filmed at New York City’s Irving Plaza. The discs are housed in a hardcover book featuring rare photos, complete lyrics, and newly written commentary by Sting. Sting: The Best of 25 Years is also available as both a single and double disc.

Members of the Sting fan club will have the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance with complete tour and ticket information at  VIP Packages are also available through VIP Nation, including premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information please visit:

The tour is promoted by Live Nation and produced by RZO Entertainment, Inc.

Live Nation

Sting (b. Gordon Matthew Sumner, 2 Oct 1951, in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK), is a distinguished English solo musician & former lead-singer / principal-composer / bassist of, 1970s/80s rock band, The PoliceSumner was born in Wallsend, near Newcastle, to Audrey Cowell and her husband, Ernest Sumner. He is the eldest of four children and has a brother, Philip, and two sisters, Angela and Anita. His father managed a dairy, and as a boy Sumner would often assist him with the early morning milk delivery rounds.

Photo Sting
A&M Records, Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft, UMG
Last album: 
25 years

CAT. 1 : 99,50 €
CAT. 2 : 85,50 €
CAT. 3 : 61,50 €
Ticket will go on sale beginning Friday, November 18th via internet, by telephone (02/2182015) or at the ticket office)