As soon as I heard about this tour, I knew I had to go. In my little warped world of ‘old dude’ music this is the concert of a lifetime. I’ve seen both of these guys before. Sting I saw with The Police in Sacramento in 1982. Peter Gabriel I saw on his Secret World Tour in Sacramento in September of 1993, and again in San Francisco in 2003. To see the two of them on stage together is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Tickets are moving fast to advance sale customers. At the end of this article is information on an advance sale opportunity that opens up Friday morning (1/22/15) at 10:00AM.
– Nick McCabe
Sting and Peter Gabriel – will unite this summer for a once in a lifetime concert tour.
Two of music’s most iconic artists – Sting and Peter Gabriel – will unite this summer for a once in a lifetime concert tour. Rock Paper Scissors, produced by Live Nation Global Touring, will visit select North American cities this June and July (complete itinerary below).
Having first toured together in the eighties for Amnesty International, Rock Paper Scissors will find Peter Gabriel and Sting performing both separately and together, playing their own songs as well as melding their bands to explore each other’s most celebrated hits.
“I’m very happy that we’re taking the chance to experiment this way. I think people will be intrigued, I certainly am.” – Sting
“What intrigues me is that you get a good bunch of musicians together and interesting things will happen.” – Peter Gabriel
Tickets for Rock Paper Scissors will go on sale beginning January 25th. Join the Sting.com Fan Club today and be one of the first to gain access to tickets to see Sting and Peter Gabriel on the road.
– Stings website
Sting and Peter Gabriel will join forces this summer for a month-long co-headlining North American trek dubbed the Rock Paper Scissors Tour. Rather than simply performing hits from their own catalogs, Gabriel and Sting will also explore each other’s tracks both separately and together.
The 19-date tour will open up June 21st at Columbus, Ohio’s Nationwide Arena and circle the continent before coming to a close in Edmonton, Alberta on July 24th. The pair previously toured together back in the Eighties in support of Amnesty International.
“What intrigues me is that you get a good bunch of musicians together and interesting things will happen,” Gabriel said in a statement. Added Sting, “I’m very happy that we’re taking the chance to experiment this way. I think people will be intrigued, I certainly am.”
Speaking to The Associated Press, Sting compared the Rock Paper Scissors trek to his 2014 joint tour with Paul Simon. “We traded songs, we traded musicians, we sang together. And the take home that people got from that was they loved it when we did things together,” Sting said.
For advance ticket information click here and drill down to the show you want.
– Rolling Stone
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