Just announced: Sting to visit Okanagan in May

Sting starts his Back to Bass North American Tour at Kelowna's Prospera Pace on May 30.

  • Jan. 22, 2013 2:00 p.m.


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.