Launching June 21 in Columbus, OH, Sting & Peter Gabriel’s Rock Paper Scissors tour will include concerts in numerous major USA and Canada cities, including Los Angeles, Washington, Toronto, Seattle and San Jose. Featuring 14 stops in the USA and 5 Canada cities, the tour is scheduled to end at July 24, 2016 in Edmonton, AB.
This won’t be the first Sting and Gabriel Gabriel tour so far. The two iconic rock stars were part of 1988’s “Human Rights Now” tour benefiting Amnesty International. Full schedule for the Sting & Peter Gabriel 2016 tour upcoming concerts:
June 21: Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH;
June 23: Verizon Center in Washington, DC;
June 24: Nikon At Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY;
June 26: BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ (nearby Philadelphia);
June 27: Madison Square Garden Arena in New York, NY;
June 29: Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON;
June 30: The Palace Of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, MI (nearby Detroit);
July 2: DCU Center in Worcester, MA;
July 5: Bell Centre in Montreal, QC;
July 7: Plains Of Abraham in Quebec City, QC;
July 9: United Center in Chicago, IL;
July 10: Marcus Amphitheater in Milwaukee, WI;
July 12: Pepsi Center in Denver, CO;
July 14: SAP Center in San Jose, CA;
July 15: Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena in Stateline, NV;
July 17: Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA;
July 18: Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA;
July 21: KeyArena in Seattle, WA;
July 23: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB;
July 24: Rexall Place in Edmonton, AB.
“I’m very happy that we’re taking the chance to experiment this way,” Sting said. “I think people will be intrigued, I certainly am.”
“What intrigues me is that you get a good bunch of musicians together and interesting things will happen,” Peter Gabriel mentioned.
Sting has included elements of rock, jazz, reggae, classical, new-age and worldbeat in his music. As a solo musician and a member of The Police, he has received 16 Grammy Awards (his first in the category of best rock instrumental in 1980, for “Reggatta de Blanc”), three Brit Awards, including Best British Male in 1994 and Outstanding Contribution in 2002, a Golden Globe, an Emmy, and three Academy Award nominations for Best Original Song. Peter Gabriel has been a champion of world music for much of his career. He co-founded the WOMAD festival in 1982. He has continued to focus on producing and promoting world music through his Real World Records label. He has also pioneered digital distribution methods for music, co-founding OD2, one of the first online music download services. Peter Gabriel has been involved in numerous humanitarian efforts.
Sting & Peter Gabriel 2016 Tour is going red hot even before it’s started. Such number of both Sting & Peter Gabriel fans can’t be wrong these concerts are really worth to see and listen live.