Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Wednesday, June 5th
Following the critical and popular success of Sting’s 2011-2012 world tour throughout North America, Europe, the UK, South Africa, and Asia, Live Nation is pleased to announce that the Back to Bass tour will continue this year, with Sting performing many of his greatest hits, stripped down, with a 5-piece band.
Beginning on May 30 in Kelowna, British Columbia, the tour will extend across North America in June with performances in cities including San Francisco, Chicago, Atlantic City, Kingston, and Boston, followed by a return to Europe through July with concerts in Poland, Ireland, France, Denmark, and Norway. Additional dates will be announced in the coming weeks (latest itinerary included below).
Live Nation is pleased to present STING: BACK TO BASS TOUR at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Wednesday, June 5. Showtime is 8:00 PM. Gates open at 6:30 PM.
TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, JANUARY 28 @ 10:00 AM
at the Fillmore Auditorium Box Office, online at www.livenation.com or call 1-800–745-3000
Tickets are $176.50, $101.50 and $61.50 RES plus applicable service charges.
The Back to Bass tour has garnered spectacular reviews around the world:
"Sting brushes time aside in sublime performance." – The Boston Globe (October 24, 2011)
"A better 'Sting' than ever." - Nice Matin (November 13, 2012)
"The concert of the year." - Korzar (November 18, 2012)
"His concert was a musical masterpiece." - Onet Muzyka (November 22, 2012) Sting will be joined by his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), David Sancious (keyboards) Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocals).
Members of the Sting fan club have the opportunity to purchase tickets for many of the concerts in advance of the general public at www.sting.com. For complete tour and ticket information, please visit: www.sting.com.
VIP Nation is offering a variety of exclusive packages along the Back to Bass tour that include premium seats, access to soundcheck, a meet & greet with Sting, specially designed merchandise, and more. For details, please visit sting.com/tour/index/.
The tour is promoted by Live Nation and produced by RZO Entertainment, Inc.
Composer, singer, author, actor, activist - Sting was born in Newcastle, England before moving to London in 1977 to form The Police with Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers. The band released five albums, earned six Grammy awards, and in 2003 was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Since 1985, Sting has released 13 solo albums.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of his solo career, 25 Years, the definitive box set collection and the double disc, The Best Of 25 Years were released. Sting 25, the free iPad APP, which was awarded the prestigious Cannes Lion for Best Design/Aesthetic at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, is also now available on iTunes and features exclusive all-star performances from his 60th birthday benefit concert, plus rare interviews, photos, music videos, and more. Sting has sold nearly 100 million albums from his combined work with the Police and as a solo artist and has earned an additional 10 Grammy awards, a Golden Globe, an Emmy, and three Oscar nominations.