Sting is coming to Geelong for A Day on the Green in 2023

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Sting is coming to Geelong for A Day on the Green in 2023

Sting. Credit: Martin Kierszenbaum


Legendary singer-songwriter Sting will return to Australia in February 2023 for the first time in nearly seven years, on his critically acclaimed My Songs tour.

Presented by Roundhouse Entertainment, in conjunction with Live Nation, Sting will make a welcome return to a day on the green, performing at Bimbadgen, Hunter Valley, NSW; Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong, VIC; Centennial Vineyards, Bowral, NSW; and playing his only Queensland show, at Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton.

Alongside the a day on the green shows, Sting’s My Songs tour will also take to Perth on Friday, February 10 at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, followed by Sydney’s Aware Super Theatre on Wednesday, February 15, Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Tuesday, February 21 and Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on February 23.

Sting ‘My Songs’ A Day on the Green Tour Dates

Sat 18 Feb 2023 – Bimbadgen, Hunter Valley, NSW 

Sun 19 Feb 2023 – Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton, QLD

Sat 25 Feb 2023 – Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong, VIC

Sun 26 Feb 2023 – Centennial Vineyards, Bowral, NSW

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Sting’s My Songs is an exuberant and dynamic show featuring his most beloved songs, written throughout the 17-time Grammy Award winner’s illustrious career both with The Police and as a solo artist.

Fans can expect to hear ‘Englishman In New York’, ‘Every Breath You Take’, ‘Roxanne’, ‘Message In A Bottle’ and many more.

Following a sold out six-night residency at the London Palladium, My Songs was hailed “a masterclass” by UK’s The Times. “Sting remains an undeniably skilled performer with a gold-plated back catalogue”. A musical journey taking in hits like ‘Fields of Gold’, ‘Shape Of My Heart’ and ‘Demolition Man’, the concert was described as “a rare treat” by The Telegraph and saw Sting praised as “near peerless” by The Guardian with “sublime pop alchemy”.

Throughout his illustrious career, Sting has sold more than 100 million albums from his combined work with The Police and as a solo artist, including five Australian number one albums and 20 Australian Top 50 singles.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, composer, singer, songwriter, actor, author and activist – Sting is the consummate musical craftsman and has written some of the most memorable songs of the past four decades.

Sting will be accompanied by an electric, rock ensemble, with special guest Joe Sumner on his first Australian solo tour.

Talented singer, songwriter and guitarist, Joe Sumner learnt to play guitar and drums when he was a teenager inspired by Nirvana’s Nevermind, forming rock trio Fiction Plane – going on to release four studio albums and opening for another trio, The Police on their 2007 worldwide reunion tour. His recent singles include ‘You You You’ and ‘Looking For Me, Looking For You’ from his forthcoming debut solo album Sunshine In The Night, due for release in 2023.

With echoes of his father Sting in his voice, his heart-stirring lyrics and folksy love songs are sure to be warmly welcomed by Australian audiences.

Acclaimed singer-songwriter – and the voice of summer – James Reyne will join the lineup at all a day on the green events.

James Reyne’s songs have provided the soundtrack to endless Australian summers. Distinctly Australian – as legendary critic Ed Nimmervoll noted, “His voice is as familiar to us as the taste of Vegemite, as essentially Australian” – James is responsible for iconic songs such as ‘Reckless’, ‘The Boys Light Up’, ‘Beautiful People’, ‘Lakeside’, ‘Daughters Of The Northern Coast’, ‘Fall Of Rome’, ‘Hammerhead’, ‘Motor’s Too Fast’ and ‘Slave’. James has had 19 Top 40 singles – including six Top 10 hits – and 11 Top 10 albums. His latest album, Toon Town Lullaby, is his 12th solo studio album – “another fine record, which sits comfortably in his classic catalogue” (Rhythms magazine).

James first shared a bill with Sting nearly 40 years ago when Australian Crawl were part of the Synchronicity tour – The Police’s final tour until they re-formed 23 years later.

Sting’s a day on the green shows, with special guests JAMES REYNE and JOE SUMNER, will kick off in the Hunter Valley at Bimbadgen on Saturday 18 February; followed by his only Queensland performance on Sunday 19 February at Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton; Geelong’s Mt Duneed Estate on Saturday 25 February; and Bowral’s Centennial Vineyards on Sunday 26 February.

Tickets go on sale on Friday 16 September at 11.00am local time from Ticketmaster with the a day on the green and AAMI members’ pre-sale beginning Tuesday 13 September.