With a spectacular waterfront setting and home to the landmark Smeaton’s Tower lighthouse, Plymouth Hoe will come alive with music as it welcomes fans to the first-ever Plymouth Summer Sessions in June 2024.
For more information, including FAQs and to buy tickets, head to the Plymouth Summer Sessions website.
Sting and Blondie
Sunday 16 June
Composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist Stingwas born in Newcastle, England. As one of the world’s most distinctive solo artists, Sting has received an 11 GRAMMY Awards®, two Brits, a Golden Globe, an Emmy, four Oscar nominations, a TONY nomination, Billboard Magazine’s Century Award, and MusiCares 2004 Person of the Year. In 2003, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Queen Elizabeth II for his myriad of contributions to music. Throughout his illustrious career, Sting has sold 100 million albums from his combined work with The Police and as a solo artist.
Singer-songwriter Harry, guitarist and co-writer Chris Stein, powerhouse drummer Clem Burke and their band-mates in Blondieare undeniable pop icons, their sound and sensibility as fresh as when they first topped the charts in the late 1970s. In their newest project, Po11inator, Blondie enlisted a group of cool songwriters to contribute to the record weaving their own way into the living, breathing story of Blondie, a group that directly affected their own genetic makeup as artists.