Former Beatle Also Announced 2016 Worldwide Tour
Ringo Starr celebrated his 76th birthday front of Capitol Records for his annual #PeaceAndLove birthday event held on Thursday, July 7.
He was joined by special guests, family, friends and the public for this free happening in Hollywood, CA. He did a “Peace and Love” salute in which people participated all day on social media with the hashtag #PeaceAndLove.
Starr was born on July 10, 1940.
This year guests at Capitol Records included Benmont Tench, Bud Cort, Dave Stewart, David Lynch, Ed Begley Jr., Edgar Winter, Eric Burdon, Glen Ballard, Howie Mandel, Joe Montagna, Jim Keltner, Joe Walsh, Richard Lewis, Richard Marx, and the current All Starrs, Richard Page, Steve Lukather and Gregg Bissonette.
This year, Starr’s birthday celebration also included musical tribute performances of Ringo Starr original songs. Vandaveer played “Don’t Pass Me By” and “Photograph,” Alberta Cross played “It Don’t Come Easy and “You Can’t Stop Lightening” and Dave Stewart and Jon Stevens played “With A Little Help From My Friends” and “No No Song.”
Starr also revealed a new set of tour dates with the current and longest running All Starrs (Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren, Richard Page, Warren Hamm and Gregg Bissonnette) that takes them to Japan and Korea as well as dates up and down the West Coast. Here are some, with more to be announced soon:
Ringo Starr 2016 Tour Dates
• Oct 15-Snoqualmie Casino, Sonqualmie, WA
• Oct 16 Spokane Arena Star Theatre, Spokane, WA
• Oct 18 Keller Auditorium, Portland, Oregon
• Oct 19 Grand Sierra Casino Theater, Reno, Nevada
• Oct 20 Segerstrom Center For The Arts, Costa Mesa, Ca
• Oct 24 Orix Gekijo, Osaka
• Oct 25 Aichi-Ken Geijutsu Gekijo, Nagoya
• Oct 27 Sun Palace Hall, Fukuoka
• Oct 28 Bunkagakuen HBG Hall, Hiroshima
• Oct 31-Nov 1-2 Orchard Hall, Tokyo
• Nov 5 Olympic Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea