Ringo Starr To Lauch All-Starr Band Tour In June

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Ringo Starr (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Ringo Starr (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band will hit the road once again.

This year’s line-up (like that of the 2012 tour) features Steve Lukather (Toto), Richard Page (Mr. Mister), Gregg Rolie (Journey/Santana), Todd Rundgren and Gregg Bissonette on the 28-date tour.

“I love playing with this band,” Ringo said in a press release, “and I can’t wait to get back out and play with them again.”

The All Starr Band will kick off the trek in Rama, Ontario on June 6 and finish in Los Angeles at The Greek on July 19. Other dates include two shows at New York’s Beacon Theater on June 17 and 18, and stops in Atlantic City, Chicago, Dallas, and San Diego (see the full list of dates below).

Outside of the tour, 2014 is shaping up to be memorable for the former Beatle.

On January 20, The David Lynch Foundation honored Ringo and his musical legacy with the “Lifetime of Peace & Love Award.” During Sunday’s GRAMMYs ceremony, Ringo performed “Photograph” with friends Steve Lukather and Peter Frampton before joining McCartney and his band for “Queenie Eye” off of McCartney’s New album. Monday (January 27) saw the surviving Beatles reunite again for the CBS taping of The Beatles Tribute celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their first U.S. visit and appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. It will be broadcast on the exact date, February 9.

Also in February, “Octopus’s Garden”, a children’s book based on Ringo’s lyrics, will be published via Simon & Shuster.

Finally, on July 7th, Ringo will celebrate his 74th birthday at a Peace & Love celebration in Los Angeles. More details around this event are yet to be announced.

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band 2014 Tour Dates:

June 6- Ontario – Ontario Rama Casino
June 7- Canandaigua, NY- Sands Pavilion
June 8- Williamsport, PA- Community Arts Theater
June 10- Albany, NY- Palace Theater
June 11- Westbury, NY – Theater at Westbury
June 12 – Vienna, VA – Wolftrap
June 14 – Wallingford, CT – Oakdale Theater
June 15- Providence, RI – Performing Arts Center
June 17- New York, NY- Beacon Theater
June 18- New York, NY- Beacon Theater
June 20- Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Theater
June 21 – Atlantic City, NJ – Caesars Circus Maximus
June 22- Durham, NC – Durham PAC
June 24 Buffalo, NY – ArtPark
June 25 – Verona NY – Turning Stone Casino
June 27 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Center
June 28- Chicago, IL- Chicago Theater
June 29 Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavillion Nautica
July 1 Toledo, OH – Toledo Zoo Ampitheater
July 3 Tunica MS – Horseshoe Casino
July 5 Dallas, TX – Windstar World Casino
July 9 Albuquerque, NM – Sandia Pavillion
July 11- San Diego, CA- Humphrey’s
July 12 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
July 13 San Jose CA – City National Civic of San Jose
July 15 Vancouver BC – Hard Rock
July 16 Woodenvile, WA – Chateau Ste Michelle
July 19- Los Angeles, CA- Greek Theatre

Check local listings for on sale dates and for more information, visit www.ringostarr.com.

- Carl Harp / 98.5 WNCX

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