Update (11/5/2014): Sting and Simon’s tour dates have now been announced, with the pre-sale starting tomorrow (Nov. 6) and general sales starting Nov. 12 with the tour coming to Minnesota February 23 in St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center! Full list of dates below.
The New York Times may have let the cat out of the bag on a big upcoming joint tour from two classic artists.
In a story published today (Nov. 4) with a timestamp in the URL that says Nov. 5, the paper announced that Paul Simon and Sting will kick off a co-headlining North American tour on February 8 where they’ll perform their hits individually and together.
Eighteen dates are set to be announced tomorrow for the tour, which is simply called “Paul Simon & Sting: On Stage Together,” with more to be announced soon.
Though the list of cities has not officially been announced yet, theTimes revealed that the guys will make a March 4 stop at Madison Square Garden in NYC.
Presale tickets will go on sale on Wednesday (Nov. 6) at their websites, while the general public will be able to buy their tix next Tuesday (Nov. 12).
The duo previously performed together in May at a benefit for the Robin Hood Foundation where they performed acoustic versions of Simon’s “The Boxer” and Sting’s “Field of Gold.”
Sting & Paul Simon 2014 tour dates:
02/08 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
02/09 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
02/11 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
02/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
02/17 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center at San Jose
02/19 – Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
02/20 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
02/23 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
02/25 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
02/26 – Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
02/28 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
03/01 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
03/04 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
03/07 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
03/09 – Hershey, PA @ Giant Center
03/13 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
03/15 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
03/16 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
— Shannon Carlin, Radio.com