Peter Gabriel, Sting Announce Rock Paper Scissors Tour


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Peter Gabriel and Sting have announced a joint North American Tour, which they are calling the Rock Paper Scissors tour.

The tour will only last about a month, spanning from June 21st to July 24th. The tour kicks off at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, and ends at Rexall Place in Edmonton.

There will be 19 shows in all.

"What intrigues me is that you get a good bunch of musicians together and interesting things will happen if they are allowed to," Gabriel said in a statement.

"I'm very happy that we're taking the chance to experiment this way. I think people will be intrigued, I certainly am," said Sting. “I had a successful tour with Paul Simon, who is someone else I admire greatly, and that worked so well I thought I’d like to do this again ... who could I tour with? And then I thought of Peter because we’ve known each other for so long”

Sting and Peter Gabriel toured together back in 1980s.

Here is the full list of dates:

June 21 - Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
June 23 - Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
June 24 - Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach
June 26 - Philadelphia, PA @ BB&T Pavilion
June 27 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
June 29 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
June 30 - Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
July 2 - Worcester, MA @ DCU Center
July 5 - Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
July 7 - Québec, QC @ Festival d'été de Québec (Plains of Abraham)
July 9 - Chicago, IL @ United Center
July 10 - Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
July 12 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
July 14 - San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
July 15 - Lake Tahoe, NV @ Harvey's
July 17 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
July 21 - Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
July 23 - Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
July 24 - Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place