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Paul Simon & Sting - South Perth

30 June 2014

Media Release
June 30 2014

PAUL SIMON & STING
ON STAGE TOGETHER

Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth – February 21

Live Nation Global Touring announced today that Sting & Paul Simon, two of music’s most renowned and enduring artists, will bring their critically-acclaimed On Stage Together tour to Australia and New Zealand in January and February 2015.

The tour includes a very special an evening on the green outdoor show at Sir James Mitchell Park (Coode Street end), South Perth on Saturday February 21. Promoters are pleased to announce this stunning riverside venue will be used for some an evening on the green concerts this summer.  

Special guest is the wonderful Sarah Blasko.

Tickets are on sale Monday July 7 at 10.00am.  Free public transport (bus, train and ferry) is available to all ticket holders.

As long-time friends, the concept for the “On Stage Together” tour originated at the Robin Hood Foundation benefit in 2013 where they performed together for the first time. Both artists, who are known for exploring world rhythms, have pushed the boundaries of popular music and continue to speak to generations of fans.

As exemplified on their North American tour earlier this year, the concerts in Australia and New Zealand will feature two of music’s most iconic singer/songwriters blending their voices and their bands while performing their best-known songs both together and apart.

In what was one of the most highly-praised North American concert tours of 2014, media and fans alike were unanimous in their reviews.

 “One of the most surprising, daring, and rewarding double bills…” - Hollywood Reporter

 “A marvellous meeting of musical minds, the stuff of future legend.” - Orange County Register

 “...great melding of music by two of the world’s finest songwriters and singers.” - American Songwriter

“We are thrilled to be bringing the tour to Australia and New Zealand,” said Arthur Fogel, President - Global Touring and Chairman - Global Music, Live Nation.  “The run in North America this year was an incredible success on all levels. These two legendary talents delivered an unforgettable night of music.”

Tickets for Paul Simon & Sting: On Stage Together will go on sale to the general public beginning Monday July 7 at 10am. The artists’ fans will have access to a pre-sale through each artist’s official website starting Tuesday July 1 at 10am through Thursday July 3 at 3pm (all times local).

a day on the green members can also purchase tickets before the generic public from Friday July 4 at 10am to Sunday July 6 at 5pm. It’s free to join here.

American Express® Card Members will have an opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public from Wednesday July 2nd at 10am through Friday July 4th at 5:00 pm. Visit facebook.com/AmericanExpress for complete Card Member information.

The a day and evening on the green events began in WA in February 2003, and since then, 61 concerts have been staged presenting the biggest music stars in the world.  Today’s announcement is the first of another bumper season planned for the upcoming summer at both Kings Park & Botanic Garden and Sir James Mitchell Park.

Mellen Events’ Brad Mellen, co-promoter of an evening on the green said: “This is such a unique event; we know it’s going to be hugely popular. Being by the river and located so close to the city, Sir James Mitchell Park is the perfect setting for what is going to be an incredible night.”

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 21 – SIR JAMES MITCHELL PARK, SOUTH PERTH
Coode Street, off Mill Point Road.   Gates open at 5.00pm.  

EVENT INFORMATION:
an evening on the green is a fully licensed event. Minors (children under 18 years of age) may only attend the event if they are accompanied by their parent/step-parent or legal guardian.  All patrons (including minors/babies) must have a valid ticket for entry.  

Strictly no BYO alcohol and NO GLASS.  Food will be available at the venue or BYO picnic.  Low deck chairs and picnic rugs are recommended. For full event information, click here or visit mellenevents.com.

TICKET INFORMATION:
Diamond - $499.90 plus payment processing fee
Gold - $299.90 plus payment processing fee
Silver - $199.90 plus payment processing fee
GA - $139.90 plus payment processing fee
Concert & Canapes - $599.90 plus payment processing fee

TRANSPORT INFORMATION:
Free public transport (bus, train and ferry) will be available to all ticket holders. Simply show your concert ticket as proof to ride. Check transperth.wa.gov.au for timetables.  Promoters advise against driving to the event as there is limited parking available, entrance is off Coode Street, adjacent to the site.   

For full Australian tour information visit livenation.com.au.
For artist information visit simonandstingtour.com.

TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY JULY 7 at 10AM

From ticketmaster.com.au & 136 100

adayonthegreen.com.au
mellenevents.com

an evening on the green is presented by Roundhouse Entertainment, Mellen Events, AAMI and Sunsuper.

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