Back in November 2013, both Sting and Paul Simon announced they will be embarking on a joint tour beginning in February, 2014. The tour will start out at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas and will continue through February and March with a total of twenty tour dates. They will appear at the Madison Square Garden in New York for two nights on March 3 and 4th. The tour will take them to a few large cities in Canada; Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto.
The Sting and Paul Simon concert tour is dubbed ‘Paul Simon and Sting: On Stage Together’ and fans are eagerly waiting this much anticipated concert.
Sting’s most recent album, his eleventh, ‘The Last Ship‘, is also a musical which will open in June of 2014 in Chicago. The musical is a story about the demise of the shipbuilding industry in the eighties Newcastle.
Paul Simon, the second half of the original duo, Simon & Garfunkel, is one of the most highly acclaimed musicians in the industry. His last album, ‘So Beautiful or So What’ released April 8, 2011, was his highest debut album on the charts, selling over 68,000 copies in the first week and debut at number 4 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
The pair played together at the Robin Hood Foundation benefit back in May of 2013 and at that time found that they were pretty interesting on stage together, and at that point considered a joint tour.
Make sure to secure your tickets early for the best seats available.