Sting and Peter Gabriel announce joint Rock Paper Scissors Tour

Sting and Peter Gabriel announce joint Rock Paper Scissors Tour

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Thursday, 21 January 2016
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Sting and Peter Gabriel are doing something new and exciting, they are joining forces this summer for a month long co-headlining tour of North America titled The Rock Paper Scissors Tour. Instead of just performing their own songs, they will also explore each other’s music, both separately and together.

The 19 date tour will begin on June 21st at Columbus, Ohio’s Nationwide Arena and then move around the continent, ending on July 24th in Edmonton, Alberta. The last time the pair toured together was in the eighties as support of Amnesty International. Sting did a similar joint tour in 2014 with Paul Simon.

“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.”

June 21 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
June 23 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
June 24 – Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach
June 26 – Philadelphia, PA @ BB&T Pavilion
June 27 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
June 29 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
June 30 – Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
July 2 – Worcester, MA @ DCU Center
July 5 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
July 7 – Québec, QC @ Festival d’été de Québec (Plains of Abraham)
July 9 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
July 10 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
July 12 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
July 14 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
July 15 – Lake Tahoe, NV @ Harvey’s
July 17 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
July 21 – Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
July 23 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
July 24 – Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place

(source = Rolling Stone)

 

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