With the days of drumming for The Beatles long behind him, Ringo Starr’s new interest over the past twenty years has been solo work and forming “All Star Bands” to tour with.
Starr has announced the dates and members of his 13th All Star Band, which will kick off in Niagara Falls on June 14th. This tour will feature Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie (Santana), Steve Lukather (Toto), Richard Page (Mr. Mister) alongside saxophonist Mark Rivera and drummer Gregg Bissonette. The tour will be to support Starr’s latest studio album, Ringo 2012.
According to Starr’s official website, The tour is being produced by Dave Hart and fans can expect to hear a jukebox worth of hits. Ringo classic’s such as “It Don’t Come Easy”, “Photograph”, “Little Help From My Friends”, “Yellow Submarine” and “Wings”.
Ringo 2012 was Starr’s 16th studio album released in January of 2012. The album debuted at #80 in the US, and sold 6,348 copies. According to Rolling Stone, this album was a classic from Starr, showing that he stays consistent to his roots.
It has only been about 5 months since the release of Ringo 2012, and Starr already has a video update on his website expressing that he’s back in the studio working on new ideas for an upcoming album, and practicing for his upcoming tour.
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 20 – American Theatre, Lancaster PA
June 22 – Jones Beach Ampitheater, Wantagh, NY
June 23 – Caesar’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, IN
July 10 – Beaver Creek, CO
July 11 – Usana Ampitheater, Salt Lake, UT
July 13 – Northern Quest, Airway Heights, WA
July 14 – Chateau St. Michelle, Woodinville, WA
July 15 – Edgefield, Portland, OR
July 17 – Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA
July 19 – Pechanga Casino, Temecula, CA
July 20 – Humphrey’s, San Diego, CA
July 21 – The Greek, Los Angeles, CA
- Kate Murphy / 98.5 WNCX