Sting performs at LACMA Gala honouring Marin Scorsese...

November 03, 2013

Sting performed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) gala honouring the film director Martin Scorsese on November 2 at a star sudded event that was attended by a host of celebrities including Jane Fonda, Warren Beatty, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Hudson, Robert Downey Jr. and Salma Hayek. Sting's mini-set included 'Every Breath You Take', Englishman In New York', 'Fields Of Gold', 'Desert Rose' and 'Message In A Bottle' and he was also joined by Chris Botti. Variety reported that the gala drew a stellar black tie crowd of film industry heavies and society/industry luminaries from both coasts, garnering over $4 million in much-needed funds for LACMA’s coffers...
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How about a little virtual ticket on this one!
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Nov 1, 2013
Sting will be appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Monday, November 4 and then the Ellen DeGeneres show on Wednesday, November 6. Be sure to check your local listings for exact timings so you don't miss the shows!
Oct 31, 2013
It's hard to imagine given his status as a rock star that Sting might have ended up in a different line of work had he followed his late father's advice on his educational and career aspirations. In retrospect, the singer acknowledged that his father, who worked as a milkman, was right. "He thought making a living as a songwriter was a pie in the sky idea," said Sting. "He was worried about me. He thought I was nuts. He wanted me to go to technical school. I decided I wanted to escape..."