More than 20 years after the creation of his All Starr Band, Ringo Starr and his rotating crew of merry musicians will be back on the road in 2020 and perform a pair of shows in Atlanta.
Starr, along with Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Gregg Rolie, Warren Ham, Gregg Bissonette and Hamish Stuart, will play Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre at 8 p.m. June 23-24. Tickets, priced at $71-$161, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 8 and can be purchased via www.ticketmaster.com and at the venue box office.
During a recent interview with the AJC, Lukather, the guitarist backbone of Toto, noted that while that band is going on indefinite hiatus, he would be spending much time on the road with the All Starr Band. All of the All Starrs pull out a handful of songs from their primary musical sources, so fans will hear material from Toto and Men at Work (Hay is a veteran of that ‘80s-centric group), as well as Starr’s solo work and Beatles material.
Hay also wrote the title track to “What’s My Name,” Starr’s recently released 20th studio album that includes appearances from Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Edgar Winter, Dave Stewart and more.
Starr has also remained busy with his photography. His third book, “Another Day in the Life,” features unpublished photos from his collection of his world travels and behind-the-scenes events, such as Starr’s acceptance of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and his return to New York’s Plaza Hotel 50 years after The Beatles first visited America. Check out more details at www.RingoStarrBook.com.
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