Police make changes in Ottawa...

May 02, 2008

The Police opened the 2008 North American leg of the reunion world tour at Ottawa's Scotiabank Place last night.

The show opened with a dramatic change - instead of 'Message In A Bottle' ringing out, Sting took a seat on a stool and cradling his mini classical guitar the band launched into 'Bring On The Night', giving the song it's first airing since the band reunited at The Grammy awards last year. The surprises weren't over though as the next song brought a second setlist change with 'Demolition Man'.

The full set list for the show was:

Bring On The Night
Demolition Man
Walking On The Moon
Synchronicity II
Voices Inside My Head
When The World Is Running Down
Don't Stand So Close To Me
Driven To Tears
Hole In My Life
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Wrapped Around Your Finger
De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
Invisible Sun
Message In A Bottle
Can't Stand Losing You
King Of Pain
So Lonely
Every Breath You Take
Next To You

The show opened with a terrific set by Elvis Costello and the Imposters which included 'Everyday I Write The Book', 'Alison', 'Watching the Detectives', 'Radio, Radio', 'Pump It Up' and 'Peace, Love and Understanding'.


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Billy Joel, James Taylor, Sting, Brian Wilson, Feist, Roberto Alagna, Chris Botti, Natalie Clein, Alexa Ray Joel, Coco Sumner, Ben Taylor, Sally Taylor to perform along with many more special guests. Mayor issues proclamation declaring the month of May 'Rainforest Awareness Month' with the Empire State Building to glow green in tribute...
Apr 16, 2008

Ticket options will include a VIP Tribune section (an area of tiered, reserved seating) along with a General Admission section with a Golden Circle. The Fan Club Presale for this concert starts on Wednesday, April 16 at 2pm (local) for Legacy members and 4pm (local) for new members and end Thursday, April 17 at midnight (local). The Public Sale for this event will begin on Friday, April 18 at 9am (local)...