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Artpark has Sting

by jmaloni
Mon, Mar 12th 2012 05:15 pm
Sting (photo by Clive Barda)
Sting (photo by Clive Barda)

This summer, rock legend Sting will perform many of his most celebrated hits at Artpark's Mainstage Theater in Lewiston. He will perform June 12 with a five-piece band, including his longtime guitarist, Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colauita (drums), David Sancious (keyboards), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle) and Jo Lawry (vocals).

The show begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 16, at 10 a.m. Tickets are priced at $126.50, $86.50, $66.50 and $46.50 (lawn). Tickets are available at www.LiveNation.com, the Artpark Box Office, by phone at 888-223-6000, at www.Artpark.net and www.Tickets.com.

Composer, singer, author, actor, activist Sting (Gordon Sumner) was born in Newcastle, England, before moving to London in 1977 to form The Police with Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers. The band released five albums, earned six Grammy awards and, in 2003, was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Since 1985, Sting has released 13 solo albums. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of his solo career, "25 Years," the definitive box set collection and the double disc, "The Best Of 25 Years," were recently released. "Sting 25," the free iPad App, is also now available on iTunes and features exclusive all-star performances from his 60th birthday benefit concert, plus rare interviews, photos, music videos and more.

Sting has sold nearly 100 million albums from his combined work with the Police and as a solo artist, and has earned an additional 10 Grammy awards, a Golden Globe, an Emmy, and three Oscar nominations. 

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