Sting In Taos
The Town of Taos and AMP Concerts are proud to present “Sting: My Songs” live in Taos, New Mexico on Monday, September 2 at Kit Carson Park.
“Sting: My Songs” will feature many of the 17-time Grammy Award winner’s most celebrated hits, both with The Police and as a solo artist, fans can expect to hear “Englishman In New York,” “Fields Of Gold,” “Shape Of My Heart,” “Every Breath You Take,” “Roxanne,” “Message In A Bottle” and many more.
Composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist Sting was born in Newcastle, England before moving to London in 1977 to form The Police with Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers. The band released five studio albums, earned six Grammy Awards and two Brits, and was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.
As one of the world’s most distinctive solo artists, Sting has received an additional 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. Also a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, he has received the Kennedy Center Honors, The American Music Award of Merit and The Polar Music Prize. Throughout his illustrious career, Sting has sold close to 100 million albums from his combined work with The Police and as a solo artist.
While in town for the holiday weekend, visitors can take advantage of a wide array of outdoor recreation options, dozens of art galleries and museums, exceptional food, wine, beer and cocktail selections and unique shopping options available in Taos.
Special Guest: Fantastic Negrito
When you listen to Fantastic Negrito, you’re invited to hear the story of life after destruction. Each song is a real story about a musician from Oakland who experienced the highs of a million dollar record deal, the lows of a near-fatal car accident that left him in a coma and is now in the midst of a rebirth that took him from the streets of Oakland to the Grammy stage. On the way he won the NPR Tiny Desk Contest and toured the world, playing alongside artists ranging from Chris Cornell to Solange to Sturgill Simpson.
Fantastic Negrito’s latest release Please Don’t Be Dead won the 2019 Grammy for the Best Contemporary Blues Album. “The last album was more observational,” says Negrito. “On this one, I’m bringing the fight.”
Can I bring a chair or umbrella?
We are sorry, but chairs WILL NOT be allowed for this concert. Seat cushions and blankets are fine.
Front of the park is standing/dancing room ONLY.
Umbrellas WILL NOT be allowed. If there is any chance of rain, bring ponchos, rain jackets or tarps, but leave the umbrellas at home
What’s the weather like?
Dress warmly. Temperatures in Taos will drop considerably from the time the gates open until the end of the show. It will likely be in the low 60s by the time the show ends. BRING A WARM jacket as well as rain gear.
The show is 100% RAIN or SHINE so come prepared.
Will I be able to refill my water?
Yes! We are dedicated to trying to reduce waste and our first step is to eliminate water bottles. We will have filling stations on site with water provided by local company Desert Pure Water. Refills will be free, but donations are requested to help offset the costs. You may also bring in one sealed water bottle (up to 1.5 liters/50 ounces)
Will there be food & drink?
Yes, there will be food and drink available for sale. No outside food or drink will be allowed in the concert grounds. We will have multiple food vendors and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available.
Will their be re-entry?
Their will be absolutely no re-entry.
What can I bring?
Seat Cushions (absolutely no chairs will be allowed into the concert grounds
Ponchos or Rain Jackets
With safety as a primary goal, you may be subject to search. If for any reason you should arrive at the gates with a restricted item you will either have to forfeit that item or return it to your vehicle/hotel/etc. It is recommended that you arrive at least an hour and a half before show time to avoid lines.
What is NOT allowed in the concert venue?
Glass Bottles or Cans
Pets (except trained service animals)
Recorders (audio or video)
Weapons of any kind
No animals except trained service animals
Can I bring my children?
Everyone needs a ticket regardless of age, with the exception of babies in arms. Infants in arms under two (2) years old will be allowed into the venue without a ticket.
ABSOLUTELY NO STROLLERS will be allowed.
EAR PROTECTION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN IS STRONGLY ADVISED.
Where is the venue?
Kit Carson Park is located in the heart of Taos, NM.
I bought tickets and now I can’t go. Can I get a refund?
NO. There are no refunds.
Where do I park?
Free parking is available throughout the downtown area. View the parking location map here.
I have never been to Taos. Where can I find what to do?
Visit Taos.org to find an array of outdoor activities, shops, and dining options throughout the town of Taos and around the Enchanted Circle region.
Where do I stay when I visit Taos?
To find lodging in Taos, visit Taos.org. You can also find lodging in our neighboring towns that may offer ground transportation to and from the concert venue, Taos Ski Valley, Red River and Angel Fire.