Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Ringo tour continues this winter
Breaking News ! Ringo Starr announced that he his All Starr Band will tour the Pacific Rim this winter with select dates in New Zealand, Australia and Japan. The band is the same line up which just completed a North American tour this past summer and features Steve Lukather (Toto), Richard Page (Mr.Mister), Todd Rundg ren, Mark Rivera, Gregg Rolie (Santana & Journey)and Gregg Bissonette. ‘The tour this summer was just GREAT - I love playing with this band and I can’t wait to get back out and play with them again,” Ringo said. “I am looking forward to revisiting Japan with the All Starrs and of course New Zealand and Australia. Peace & Love!” The tour is being produced by Dave Hart and as always 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”, from Starr’s recently released 17th solo record, Ringo 2012 (Hip-O/Ume). All Starr’s hits include “Rosanna,” “Broken Wings,” “Hello It’s Me,” “Black Magic Woman.” The confirmed dates are as follows: Feb 7 – CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand Feb 9 – Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand Feb 25 & 26 –Zepp Arena, Tokyo, Japan Feb 27 – Zepp Hall, Nagoya, Japan March 1 – Zepp Hall, Osaka, Japan More dates will be announced in the next couple weeks !