Tag: Sting

Snoop Dogg: Puff Puff Pass Prop 19

When artists remind their fans that civic participation is a good thing, that’s great. When it’s Snoop Dogg – talking about weed – it’s freakin’ hilarious.

How Low Can Concert Tix Go?

After suffering rising ticket prices for the past several years, concertgoers are suddenly awash in discount ducats.

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Sting, Weir, Roots To Play Climate Rally In DC

Sting, John Legend, the Roots, Jimmy Cliff, Passion Pit, Bob Weir, Willie Colón, Joss Stone, Robert Randolph, Patrick Stump, Mavis Staples, and Booker T will help celebrate Earth Day’s 40th birthday this Sunday during a possibly massive Climate Rally on the National Mall. Scheduled speakers at the 11 a.m. event include the Rev. Jesse Jackson,…

Sting Calls For End To War On (Some) Drugs

Sting has released an open letter calling for an end to America’s war on drugs. He claims the failed effort is both a violation of personal liberty and of human rights. How so? In 2009, after Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced he would escalate the country’s drug war, drug-related murders exceeded 7,000. Today that number…