Sting coming to PEI

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SUMMERSIDE — Gordon Sumner — or, Sting, as he’s better known to music fans — is coming to Summerside.

The Journal Pioneer has learned that the prolific songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist and former front man with The Police is bringing is his Back to Bass Tour to Credit Union Place this June.

Sting will perform his most celebrated hits, stripped down with a five-piece band, on stage inside Eastlink Arena on June 24.

The City of Summerside would not make anyone from its community services department or Credit Union Place available for comment.

Following the critical and popular success of Sting’s 2011-2012 world tour throughout North America, Europe, the UK, South Africa and Asia, promoter Live Nation announced that the Back to Bass Tour will continue in 2013, with stops across Europe and North America, including Summerside’s one-night only show.

The tour begins on May 30 in Kelowna, B.C., and extends across North America in June, with Summerside joining performances in such large cities as San Francisco, Chicago, Atlantic City and Boston.

Tickets for the Summerside show go on sale Monday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at www.cupevents.ca, at www.ticketmaster.ca or by phone at 1-855-985-5000.

Joining Sting on stage will be his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta on drums, David Sancious on keyboards, Peter Ticket on electric fiddle and additional vocals by Jo Lawry.

Members of the Sting Fan Club will have the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance of the general public at www.sting.com.

For complete tour and ticket information, visit www.sting.com.

The Back to Bass Tour is produced by RZO Entertainment, Inc.

Organizations: Credit Union Place, The Police, South Africa and Asia Sting Fan Club RZO Entertainment

Geographic location: Summerside, North America, PEI Europe UK Kelowna San Francisco Chicago Atlantic City

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