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Aftershow News: 9th April 2017

10.45pm to 12.30pm Sting at Hammersmith Apollo,London. Around 70 or 80 guests are in the balcony bar. Sting and all his band turn up here. Also here was Trudie Styler,Bob Geldof ,Jimmy Nail and London Major Sadiq Khan and Stings booking agent John Giddings. Both the support acts Joe Sumner and The Lost Bandoleros were here. Most band after-parties i don't even mention anymore as they are so lousy but this was one of the really good ones. We had a quick chat with Sting and mentioned about both how his son and his guitarist Dominic son are both on stage with them and he joked "family members are cheaper'. London Mayor Sadiq Khan was again very friendly. We joked to him asking him ' have you got a body double?" as he has been at many gigs yet still fitting in his heavy workload. He said "The Police were his fave ever band ". Sting's (and many other big names) agent John Giddings told us some great stories about bands he has worked with but I was sworn to secrecy. A full complimentary bar so we had some Jack Daniels and cokes .Also lots of yummy hot food. As I know that this venue has no proper catering i asked the waitress "where did the food come from ?" She replied 'Stings personal on tour chef did the food". A great party.