RINGO STARR AND HIS 5TH ALL-STARR
BAND TO TOUR US AND AFRICA
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Ringo and His All-Starr Band, Ringo Starr will launch his 5th All Starr Band Tour February 12 in Atlantic City at the Taj Mahal Casino. Produced by David Fishof, the tour will also include a week of dates in South Africa in March. This marks the first time Ringo, or any Beatle, has ever played South Africa. Ringo was also the first Beatle to tour Russia, which he did this summer, in addition to 10 other countries.
The 10th Anniversary All-Starr line-up will include: Todd Rundgren (from the 2nd band); and Gary Brooker, Jack Bruce and Simon Kirke (from the 4th All-Starr Band).
Fans can expect to hear Ringo's classics, such as "photograph" and "Back Off Boogaloo" and "With A Little Help From My Friends." The set will also include some of Ringo's latest music from the recently release Vertical Man. The All-Starrs will also play their greatest hits, including the legendary "Bang On The Drum," "White Room," "Sunshine of Your Love," "Whiter Shade of Pale," and "Alright Now."
This tour comes on the heels of Ringo's most recent release, VH-1 Storytellers. 1998 also saw Ringo release his 12th studio album Vertical Man (Mercury Records; complete a European tour; and a VH-1 taping of "Storytellers" (from which the album was created).
Return to The Ringo Home Page.
Page last updated February 14, 1999