Ringo Starr Announces New All Starr Band Lineup & 2012 Tour Dates
In support of his brand new album, Ringo 2012, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ringo Starr[/lastfm] has announced a brand new roster of artists who will hit the road with him as the 13th generation of Ringo’s All Starr Band for upcoming tour dates.
With some new and former All Starr members in the backing band, Ringo is taking his all new show on the road this summer, which will wrap up in Los Angeles!
Joining Ringo on tour include new members Steve Lukather ([lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Toto[/lastfm]) and Gregg Rolie (Santana & Journey) who will join All Starr alumni [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Richard Page[/lastfm] (Mr. Mister), [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Todd Rundgren[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mark Rivera[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Gregg Bissonette[/lastfm]
The 2012 tour will include a set list of notable hits spanning Ringo’s solo and Beatles career including, “It Don’t Come Easy,” “Photograph,” “Little Help From My Friends,” “Yellow Submarine,” and “Wings,” from Starr’s just released 17th solo record, Ringo 2012. All Starr’s hits include “Rosanna,” “Broken Wings,” “Hello It’s Me,” “Black Magic Woman.”
In addition to the new class of All Star musicians, Ringo promises plenty of surprise guests joining him on stage along the tour, so you never know who might just show up!
Below are the confirmed U.S. dates with a possibility of additional dates, according to the press release.
Ringo Starr U.S. Tour Dates:
June 14, 15 – Fallsview Casino, Niagara Falls, ON
June 16 – Bethel Woods PAC, Bethel, NY
June 17 – Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
June 19 – Bank of America Pavilion, Boston, MA
June 22 – Jones Beach Ampitheater, Wantagh, NY
June 23 – Ceasar’s, Atlantic City, NJ
June 24 – Meyerhoff, Baltimore, MD
June 26 – State Theater, Easton, PA
June 27 – Mayo Center, Morristown, NJ
June 29 – St Augustine Theater, St. Augustine, FL
June 30 – Seminole Hard Rock Arena, Hollywood, FL
July 1 – Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL
July 3 – Tuscaloosa Ampitheater, Tuscaloosa, Al
July 4 – The Wharf, Orange Beach, Al
July 6 – Fox Theater, Atlanta, GA
July 7 – Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
July 8 – Horseshoe Casino, Hammond, IL
July 11 – Usana Ampitheater, Salt Lake, UT
July 13 – Northern Quest, Spokane, WA
July 14 – St Michelle Winery, Seattle, WA
July 15 – Edgefield, Portland, OR
July 17 – Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA
July 19 – Humphrey’s, San Diego, CA
July 21 – The Greek, Los Angeles, CA
[Source: Ringo official]