News

10 Sting concerts in NYC will benefit arts group

10 Sting concerts in NYC will benefit arts group

Sting will hold 10 concerts in New York City this fall to benefit the arts. Photo: WENN

NEW YORK (AP) — Sting will hold 10 concerts in New York City this fall to benefit The Public Theater arts organization.

The singer announced Tuesday that he will perform at the 260-seat Anspacher Theater in the Public Theater from Sept. 25 through Oct. 9.

The 61-year-old will sing songs from his new album, “The Last Ship,” out Sept. 24. He also will talk about the creative process behind his play with the same name. It premieres next year.

The Public Theater is an arts organization and venue in New York City. Sting says in a statement the venue “was a natural fit to perform this material.”

A limited number of free seats will be given to fans the day of each performance. Ticket prices range from $250 to $2,500.

Latest Headlines

yesterday in Music

Rock Hall says Jimi Hendrix at Monterey ‘greatest’ festival moment

jimi

Fans vote on the top 10 music festival performances of all time. Do you agree with the list?

yesterday in Sports

Yankees Pineda ejected for substance on neck

pine

Pitchers are not allowed to use foreign substances to give them a better grip on the ball.

yesterday in Sports

Seahawks, Packers kick off NFL season

nfl

The Seattle Seahawks open the defense of their Super Bowl crown and kick off the 2014-15 season at home against Green Bay.

yesterday in Sports

Knicks looking for hometown discount from Anthony

anthony

Potential free agent Carmelo Anthony will be asked to give the New York Knicks a discount on his next contract.

yesterday in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

cbj

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, April 24.