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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 04: Musician Sting poses as he launches his debut musical 'The Last Ship' at the Fairfield shipyard, Govan on December 4, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland. The production, which also stars British singer songwriter Jimmy Nail, has a TONY-nominated original score and lyrics composed by Sting and will run at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow from June 18-23, 2018, as part of a UK and Ireland tour.

Veteran rocker takes his music to an ancient site alert — Sting is playing the Acropolis in Greece. 

The two shows, on June 22-23, will be part of the former Police man’s summer European tour and will take place at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus as the foothills of the site; An announcement on Sting’s web site promises they will “undoubtedly be the music event of the year!  At…a venue of unique acoustic and historical significance, this world-renowned artist will give two concerts to the greek audience over two evenings that will be remembered for a long time!”

Sting is continuing to promote his latest album, 2016’s 57th & 9th, and beings the tour on June 19 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Earlier this year he released the home video Sting: Live At The Olympia Paris from a concert last April. He’ll usher in the New Year on December 31 on Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas.

 

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