Slappin Da Bayass! (I Love You, Man)

I couldn’t resist.

is pleased to announce that this fall, will embark on the Back to Bass Tour throughout North America as he celebrates the 25th anniversary of his solo career by taking it back to bass…all of the hits, stripped down, as they haven’t been played in years. Tickets go on sale beginning September 19th at .com and LiveNation.com.

In support of his forthcoming box set collection : 25 Years, slated for release on September 27, the tour features backed by a 5-piece band in an intimate theatre setting.

Beginning in Boston on October 21 at The Wang Theatre at the Citi Performing Arts Center, the tour will extend across the U.S. and Canada. Cities announced today include Philadelphia, Washington DC, , Chicago, Detroit, , Dallas, Houston, Denver, , Los Angeles, , Seattle and . Additional dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

Back to Bass finds Sting performing songs spanning his dynamic and enduring solo career, from his 1985 debut The Dream Of The Blue Turtles to his latest release, Live in Berlin, plus a selection of ’s greatest hits. Highlights include the Grammy® winners “ Day” and “If I Ever Lose My Faith In You” plus fan- “Englishman In New York,” “Desert Rose” and “Roxanne.” Sting will be joined by a band including his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Rufus Miller (guitarist), (drummer), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry(vocalist).

STING: BACK TO BASS TOUR 2011 – NORTH AMERICA

October 21 Boston, MA The Wang Theatre at the Citi Performing Arts Center
October 26 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theater
October 29 Washington, DC Constitution Hall
November 1 , ON Massey Hall
November 5 Chicago, IL Rosemont Theatre
November 6 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
November 12 , FL Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater
November 16 Dallas, TX Verizon Theatre
November 17 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater
November 20 Denver, CO Wells Fargo Theatre
November 22 , AZ Comerica Theatre
November 28 Los Angeles, CA
December 2 , CA Nob Hill Masonic Center
December 5 Seattle, WA The Paramount Theatre
December 8 , BC Elizabeth Theatre

Sting - Englishman In New York