Friday, May 18, 2018

Sting and Shaggy’s joint live tour schedules Denver date

Posted By on Fri, May 18, 2018 at 3:36 PM

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Here’s one that’ll sell out fast: Crossover dancehall artist Shaggy and former Police crooner Sting have joined forces for a tour of unexpectedly small American venues, including an October 5 gig at Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium.

It’s a pairing that makes sense, given the pronounced faux-Jamaican accent and boombastic bass-heavy production values on “Roxanne” “Message in a Bottle” and other Police hits that Shaggy grew up listening to on the radio. Much more recently, the two musicians teamed up for their newly released 44/876 album, and subsequently serenaded the Queen of England for her birthday. Under the circumstances, a world tour was all but inevitable, and is guaranteed to sell out quickly. Tickets go on sale Thursday, May 24, at 10 a.m.

And with that, here’s this week’s full list of new show announcements:

A New Fiction, Summit Music Hall’s Moon Room, Denver, May 26
Jonah Matranga, Marquis Theater, Denver, June 8
Iya Terra, Black Sheep, June 17
Seven Sea Voyage, Marquis Theater, Denver, June 23
Convictions, Black Sheep, June 25
Badflower, Marquis Theater, Denver, June 28
Kiss Army, Black Sheep, June 28
The Faceless, Black Sheep, June 30
Drake, Pepsi Center, Denver, July 28
Godsmack with Shinedown, Pepsi Center, Denver, July 31
Havok, Bluebird Theater, Denver, Aug. 5
Ragin Fyah, Black Sheep, Aug. 11
Parkway Drive, Ogden Theatre, Denver, Sept. 2
The Exploited, Black Sheep, Sept. 9
Sting & Shaggy, Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, Oct. 5
Colony House, Black Sheep, Oct. 24

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