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Sting to play for Florida Orchestra gala in May

Bill DeYoung



Sting will perform with The Florida Orchestra May 9 at the Mahaffey Theater. Photo: Eric Ryan Anderson.

Just two days after his sold-out show with Billy Joel at Raymond James Stadium, Sting is in bay area news again.

The English rock legend will perform Thursday, May 9 at St. Petersburg’s Mahaffey Theater, accompanied by The Florida Orchestra, conducted by Michael Francis.

This is TFO’s annual fundraising gala concert. Sting was the orchestra’s guest performer at the 2017 gala.

Tickets ($100-$750 plus applicable fees) go on sale to TFO subscribers and top donors at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, and to the general public at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6.

Tickets will be available only through The Florida Orchestra: Online at, by phone at 727-892-3337, or in person at TFO’s Ticket Center, 244 Second Ave. N (first floor) in downtown St. Petersburg.

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