Get Your Tickets to See Sting in Concert in 2023
Sting, born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner on October 2, 1951, is an iconic English musician and singer-songwriter who has left an indelible mark on the world of music.
With his distinctive voice, versatile songwriting skills and charismatic stage presence, Sting has achieved global success both as a solo artist and as the lead vocalist and bassist of the influential rock band, The Police. Throughout his career, he has released numerous acclaimed albums, collaborated with renowned musicians and garnered multiple awards and accolades.
Sting's musical journey began in the late 1970s when he formed The Police, alongside Stewart Copeland on drums and Andy Summers on guitar. The trio quickly gained recognition for their energetic and innovative blend of punk, reggae and new wave influences. In 1978, they released their debut album, Outlandos d'Amour, which featured hit singles like "Roxanne" and "Can't Stand Losing You." This album marked the beginning of The Police's success story, and they followed it up with a string of acclaimed albums, including Reggatta de Blanc (1979), Zenyatta Mondatta (1980) and Ghost in the Machine (1981).
In 1983, Sting embarked on a solo career alongside his work with The Police. His debut solo album, The Dream of the Blue Turtles (1985), showcased his musical versatility, combining jazz, pop and world music elements. The album featured hits like "If You Love Somebody Set Them Free" and "Fortress Around Your Heart." He continued to explore different genres in subsequent albums such as ...Nothing Like the Sun (1987), which spawned the chart-topping single "Englishman in New York," and Ten Summoner's Tales (1993), which featured the Grammy-winning hit "Fields of Gold."
Sting's solo career flourished throughout the 1990s and 2000s with successful albums like Mercury Falling (1996), Brand New Day (1999) and Sacred Love (2003). In 2007, he released Songs from the Labyrinth, a collection of music inspired by the works of composer John Dowland. His collaborative album with reggae artist Shaggy, 44/876 (2018), won the Grammy Award for “Best Reggae Album”, showcasing Sting's ability to adapt and experiment with diverse musical styles.
Over the years, Sting's talent and contributions to music have been recognized with numerous awards and accolades. As a member of The Police, he received six Grammy Awards, including “Best Rock Instrumental Performance” for "Reggatta de Blanc" and “Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal” for "Every Breath You Take." As a solo artist, he has won an additional 17 Grammy Awards, including “Best Pop Vocal Album” for Brand New Day and “Best Male Pop Vocal Performance” for "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You." In 2003, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, honoring his exceptional songwriting abilities.
Sting's legacy as a musician and songwriter will endure for generations to come. With his unparalleled talent and unwavering dedication to his craft, he has left an indelible mark on the music industry and beyond. You can catch Sting on his My Songs Tour at the following dates and venues. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster.
- September 1 & 2, 2023 - Wolf Trap Filene Center - Vienna, VA.
- September 3, 2023 - Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena - Atlantic City, NJ.
- September 5, 2023 - Budweiser Stage - Toronto, ON.
- September 7, 2023 - MGM Music Hall at Fenway - Boston, MA.
- September 8, 2023 - Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater - Wantagh, NY.
- September 9, 2023 - TD Pavilion at the Mann - Philadelphia, PA.
- September 12 & 13, 2023 - Hard Rock Live - Hollywood, FL.
- September 15, 2023 - Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park - Atlanta, GA.
- September 17, 2023 - Moody Center ATX - Austin, TX.
- September 20 & 21, 2023 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Morrison, CO.
- September 23, 2023 - USANA Amphitheatre - West Valley City, UT.
- September 26, 2023 - Moda Center - Portland, OR.
- September 27, 2023 - Climate Pledge Arena - Seattle, WA.
- September 29, 2023 - Rogers Arena - Vancouver, BC.
- October 1, 2023 - Grand Sierra Resort and Casino - Reno, NV.
- October 2, 2023 - Concord Pavilion - Concord, CA.
- October 4, 2023 - Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU - San Diego, CA.
- October 5, 2023 - Acrisure Arena at Greater Palm Springs - Palm Desert, CA.
- October 7, 2023 - Hollywood Bowl - Hollywood, CA.
- October 9, 2023 - Arizona Financial Theatre - Phoenix, AZ.
- October 12, 2023 - Walmart AMP - Rogers, AR.
- October 14, 2023 - The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory - Irving, TX.
- October 15, 2023 - The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman - Woodlands, TX.