Cherrytree Management and Live Nation confirmed that Sting will perform with the Utah Symphony at the USANA Amphitheatre on Aug. 31 in a concert presented by Zions Bank.
The performance will celebrateZion National Park's centennial, and all proceeds will go to the Zion National Park Forever Project to benefit the park. The project's primary goals are to unite the community and partners to protect and promote the beautiful landscape and natural state of the park.
Accompanied by the Utah Symphony, Sting will perform some of the biggest hits of his 40-year music career, such as “Roxanne,” “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” and “Every Breath You Take” from his years as lead singer of the Police, as well as songs from his solo career, such as “Fragile,” “If I Ever Lose My Faith in You” and “Fields of Gold." All of these well-known and loved songs will be put into symphonic arrangements to showcase the Utah Symphony along with his vocals.
Sting is known worldwide both as a solo artist and for his years with the best-selling group the Police, which also included Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland. The Police have six Grammy Awards and two Brits to their name and were inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. In his solo career, Sting has added to that 11 more Grammys and two more Brits, selling close to 100 million albums in all.Comment on this story
On top of his musical accomplishments, Sting is no stranger to benefit concerts or charitable endeavors. Known for his work with organizations such as Amnesty International and Live Aid, he and his wife, Trudie Styler, also founded the Rainforest Fund in 1989 to protect the world’s rainforests and the indigenous people who live there.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. at all Smith's Tix locations, online at smithstix.com or by calling 800-888-8499. Members of Sting's Fan Club also have the opportunity to access tickets in select markets by visiting sting.com.