Entertainment

Just announced: Sting to visit Okanagan in May

Sting, of The Police fame, kicks off his North American tour at Kelowna
Sting, of The Police fame, kicks off his North American tour at Kelowna's Prospera Place on May 30.
— image credit: www.sting.com

The Englishman is coming back to North America as Sting has announced he's extended his Back to Bass Tour and has included Kelowna to his Canadian dates.

The former lead singer/bassist of The Police and celebrated solo artist begins his North American tour at Kelowna's Prospera Place on May 30.

Following the critical and popular success of Sting’s 2011-2012 world tour throughout North America, Europe, the U.K., 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 five-piece band.

Sting will be joined by his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), David Sancious (keyboards) Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocals).

Tickets for the show go on sale Monday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. and are available from www.livenation.com, charge by phone at 250-762-5050, or at the Prospera Place Box Office.

Tickets (incl. HST) cost $66.50, $116.50, $176.50 (plus FMF & service charges.)

Members of the Sting fan club have the opportunity to purchase tickets for many of the concerts in advance of the general public. As well 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, visit http://www.sting.com/tour/index.

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

MP fends off criticism from opposition parties
 
Songwriter credits musical friends for ‘Saving My Heart’
 
Kiwi potter keeps his hands upon the wheel at Vernon arts centre
Vernon Film Society screens six films in three nights
 
Alien invasion arrives in Vernon on Halloween
 
Program treats addiction locally
John Reischman and The Jaybirds coming to KCT
 
New novel features Rossland
 
The Eclectic Show to take place on Oct. 20

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.