an electrifying rehearsal performance at The Whiskey
on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip, The Police confirmed
that their highly-anticipated concert tour will begin
on May 28 in Vancouver, playing arenas, some stadiums
& making some special appearances throughout North
America including Scottrade Center on July 2.
are $200, $90 and $50. There
is a 4-ticket per person purchase limit throughout
the onsale. Tickets may be purchased at the Scottrade
Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers,
by phone at 314-241-1888 for an automated line or
314-421-4400 or 618-222-2900 for sales rep, or online
There is a facility fee on all tickets purchased at
all locations, including at the Scottrade Center Box
Office. Additional Ticketmaster service charges and
handling fees apply to all tickets purchased through
Ticketmaster outlets, by phone or online. For disabled
seating, call 314-622-5420.
NOTE THAT NO CAMERAS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR THIS EVENT.
Fogel, Live Nation Chairman of Global Music, also
announced that the tour will continue this fall with
dates in the UK and Europe, including appearances
in Holland, Germany, Italy and France with additional
countries to be announced. Additional dates in Mexico,
South America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand are
anticipated. “The anticipation and excitement
to see The Police is overwhelming and I am absolutely
thrilled to be a part of bringing the band to their
fans worldwide,” said Mr. Fogel.
1977, The Police stormed the music scene by blending
reggae, punk, jazz and rock. Sting, Stewart Copeland
and Andy Summers created an unmistakably nuanced sound
filled with evocative melodies, infectious lyrics
and rock & roll swagger. The Police dominated
the top of the charts and radio airwaves worldwide
with five #1 albums and a succession of top 10 hit
singles. In the six years they were together, The
Police became one of the world's most famous bands,
earning six Grammy Awards and countless fans around
The North American tour is presented by Best Buy,
the leading consumer electronics retailer with nearly
1,000 retail locations in the United States and Canada.
“The Police Live in Concert is one of the most
anticipated musical events of this decade,”
said Gary Arnold, senior vice president of entertainment
for Best Buy. “We are proud to be able to help
bring this event to music fans and to be able to offer
our best customers a chance to experience this incredible
the United States, members of Best Buy’s Reward
Zone program will have the opportunity to access tickets
prior to the general public. To qualify for the presale,
participants need to be 18 years old or older and
must have a current Reward Zone program membership
that was activated by February 1, 2007. Presale tickets
will be sold through Ticketmaster on a first come
first served basis. Complete details of the Reward
Zone program presale can be found at www.bestbuy.com/thepolice.
Information about the Canadian concert dates can be
found at www.bestbuy.ca/thepolice.
guest Fiction Plane will join The Police for the North
American portion of the tour. Known for their high-energy
live shows, this dynamic rock trio will be releasing
their 2nd full length album in May. Fiction Plane
are: Joe Sumner (Bass); Seton Daunt (Guitar); Pete
Wilhoit (Drums). Additional support artists will be
announced in the coming weeks
portion of the proceeds from this tour will be donated
to WaterAid, an international NGO founded in 1981
and dedicated to reducing poverty by improving access
to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education.
Working in 17 of the world’s poorest countries,
WaterAid and its partners have already helped over
10 million people gain access to water and sanitation
and is committed to helping to reduce by half the
proportion of people living without these basic necessities
of life by 2015.
Police World Tour is produced by The Next Adventure,
A Live Nation Company in association with RZO Entertainment,
complete tour and ticket information, fan club memberships
and more, visit www.thepolicetour.com.