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Sting announces UK shows

The musician will visit two UK cities on his forthcoming European tour

Sting has announced two new UK shows.

The former Police frontman has just released his twelfth studio album, ’57th & 9th’.

As part of the newly-announced European tour, Sting will play in Manchester and London in April 2017. He will perform at the Manchester 02 Apollo on April 7, before moving on to the Hammersmith Apollo in London two days later (April 9).

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The musician will hit the road with a three-piece band, including his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, Josh Freese (drums) and Rufus Miller (guitar).

See the dates of Sting’s full European tour for 2017 below.

Mar 21 Sant Jordi Club – Barcelona, Spain
Mar 23 Fabrique – Milan, Italy
Mar 25 Sporthalle – Hamburg, Germany
Mar 27 Torwar – Warsaw, Poland
Mar 29 Porsche-Arena – Stuttgart, Germany
Mar 30 Samsung Hall – Zurich, Switzerland
Apr 01 Rockhal – Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Apr 02 Forest National – Brussels, Belgium
Apr 04 Mistubishi Electric Halle – Dusseldorf, Germany
Apr 05 Heineken Music Hall (as of January 1st AFAS Live) – Amsterdam, Holland
Apr 07 Manchester O2 Apollo – Manchester, UK
Apr 09 Eventim Apollo Hammersmith – London, UK
Apr 12 + 13 Olympia – Paris, France

Tickets for the shows go on sale on Friday (November 18).

Sting played the first concert at the re-opened Bataclan venue in Paris on Friday (November 11). The 65-year-old held a minute’s silence for the victims of the terrorist attack at the venue in November 2015, which saw 89 people killed.

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