Like father (Sting), like son (Sumner)


Ever since Fiction Plane’s Joe Sumner decided to venture into a career in music, the singer-bassist has been fighting the specter of nepotism.

In fact, as the son of rock star Sting (aka Gordon Sumner), the 30-year-old Sumner has made it his badge of honor to actively downplay anything that remotely resembled a silver spoon to stardom. That’s not going to be so easy this summer as Fiction Plane is opening for the biggest summer outing, The Police reunion tour. The bill comes through Cleveland Monday at Quicken Loans Arena.

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