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    Listen to what Sting says about coming to Philly for a gig this weekend that's a little out of the ordinary. The best part for fans is you can still get in on this one. (Published Monday, Jan. 25, 2010)

    Musical phenom Sting and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra are touring this summer and plan on making two stops in South Jersey.  

    First, they'll be at the Borgata in Atlantic City on Friday, July 9 and the next night, they'll rock the Susquehanna Bank Center.

    Tickets for the Friday show go on sale this Saturday, March 20 at 10 a.m. Tickets for the Saturday, July 10 performance go on sale on Monday, March 22 at 10 a.m.

    Sting took an interest in collaborating with orchestras following an invitation to perform with the Chicago Symphony in 2008. He reworked his music and joined the orchestra on stage. He continued his symphonic collaboration in Jan. 2010 with the Philadelphia Orchestra to help celebrate the Academy of Music's 153rd birthday.

    Sting Rocks The Philadelphia Orchestra

    [PHI] Sting Rocks The Philadelphia Orchestra
    The 10! Show's Lori Wilson sits down with Sting for a one-on-one about his musical evolution. The interview takes place in Sting's Manhattan home before his big gig with The Philadelphia Orchestra on Jan. 30, 2010. Tickets are still available for Saturday's performance at the Academy of Music.
    (Published Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010)

    “Performing with both the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Philadelphia Orchestra was truly a highlight of my career. I’m delighted by this new opportunity to tour with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and reinterpret the songs I’ve been playing for many years,” Sting said in a statement.

    So if you want to rock out to "Roxanne," at the A.C., hit the Borgata's Web site or call 866-900-4TIX . Tickets for the Susquehanna Bank Center performance can be purchased at Live Nation's box office on Presidential Blvd. in Bala Cynwyd, Pa.