2016 is already slated to be a huge year for Sting, as the NBA recently announced the former Police frontman will headline the 65th NBA All-Star Game halftime show on Sunday, February 14 in Toronto. The 64-year-old will also join forces with Peter Gabriel this summer for a co-headlining run called the Rock Paper Scissors Tour, which will hit 19 dates in North America. Sting is a 16-time Grammy Award-winning musician, playing countless sold-out tours and shows as both a member of The Police and as a solo artist. Tickets to see Sting at both the NBA All-Star Game, as well as on the Rock Paper Scissors Tour have hit the secondary market, and are rising in price quickly.
As it stands, Sting tickets are averaging a pricey $296 for all of his scheduled tour dates. Sting and Peter Gabriel's most expensive performance is scheduled to be their July 15 stop at Harveys Outdoor Arena in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, where tickets are averaging $415, with a get-in price of $203. The cheapest stop on the Rock Paper Scissor Tour is on track to be their July 24 stop at Rexall Place in Canada, where tickets are averaging $170, with a get-in price of just $38, according to data provided by TiqIQ.
Tickets for the NBA All-Star Game are averaging a whopping $2,914, with the cheapest ticket available for $879. With talent from some of the NBA's best including LeBron James, Paul George, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant and Stephen Curry, it's no surprise that tickets to the NBA All-Star Game are the most expensive they've been in six years. Fans traveling to the NBA-All Star Game can find affordable hotels in Toronto through Hipmunk.com, where rooms start for as low as $43 per night. NBA-All Star attendees can also find cheap flights to Toronto through Hipmunk.com. For example, flights from New York City to Toronto for All Star Weekend cost $212 roundtrip.
Sting is expected to perform a compilation of his most celebrated hits during the halftime performance including possible fan favorites like "Every Breath You Take," "Roxanne" and "Fields Of Gold." On the Rock Paper Scissors Tour, Sting and Peter Gabriel will be performing each other's material both separately and together, as well as tracks from their own catalogues.