ON THIS DAY...
2019: Sting performed at the Arkea Arena in Bordeaux, France.
2013: Sting and Bryan Adams performed at the annual TJ Martell Foundation Honors Gala held at Cipriani in New York City.
2012: Sting attended Billy Joel's "masterclass" for Universal Music Publishing executives at the Cutting Room in New York.
2011: Sting performed at the Wang Theatre at the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston, USA. Read Review ▶
2006: Sting & Edin Karamazov performed a track at the Echo Classical Gala in Munich. The Gala saw the presentation of Germany's top awards for the classical recording industry.
2004: Sting performed at Ford Amphitheatre in Tampa, USA. Read Review ▶
1999: Sting performed at the Flint Centre in Cupertino, USA.
1994: Sting played at the biggest South African music and cultural event, in the country's largest venue - Johannesburg's Ellis Park - in front of 70,000 people.
1993: Sting performed at the Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium during the 'Night of The Proms' concerts.
1991: Sting performed at the Walden Woods concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.
1989: Sting appeared as Macheath in the '3 Penny Opera' at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York.
1988: Sting performed at Makomanai Sports Field in Sapporo, Japan.
1985: Sting performed at the Civic Centre in Birmingham, USA.
1981: 'Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic' was released as a single in the UK. Read More ▶
1980: The Police performed at Saskatchewan Centre of Tech Arts in Regina, Canada.
1978: The Police performed at Grendel's Lair in Philadelphia, USA.
1977: Andy Summers took Sting and Stewart to Munich where he had a few commitments from his pre-Police days, to record and play some shows with composer Eberhard Schoener.
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