Premiere: Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band in AXS TV Concert

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With a little help from his friends…

A 2016 concert from Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band will premiere on AXS TV this Sunday, March 26, at 10 p.m. Eastern /7 p.m. Pacific. In addition to Starr, the six-piece All Starr Band features Todd Rundgren, Santana and Journey keyboardist Gregg Rolie, Toto guitarist Steve Lukather, Mr. Mister frontman and bassist Richard Page, saxophonist Warren Ham, and drummer Gregg Bissonette.

One of the features of the beloved Starr’s ongoing concert tours is having his band members lead the others in renditions of some of their own well known hits.

Related: Our feature (and interview) with Ringo

Filmed at the Foellinger Theatre in Fort Wayne, IN, on June 21, 2016, the concert features the band performing hit after hit. Highlights of Ringo Starr and His 2016 All Starr Band include Ringo’s #1 solo hits “You’re Sixteen” and “Photograph;” Beatles songs where Starr sang lead vocals: “Yellow Submarine” and “With A Little Help From My Friends”; as well as Rundgren’s “Bang The Drum All Day” and “I Saw The Light;” Toto signatures “Africa” and “Rosanna;” Mr. Mister’s “Kyrie” and “Broken Wings;” and the Santana staples “Evil Ways” and “Black Magic Woman” among many others.

Watch Ringo sing “Photograph” from the performance…

Ringo is actively recording his first new studio album since 2015’s Postcards From Paradise. Its guests include Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, the Heartbreakers’ Benmont Tench, Peter Frampton, Dave Stewart and others. Read more about it here.

Related: Interview with the All Starr Band’s (and Santana/Journey alum) Gregg Rolie

The current unit of the All Starr Band has been together since 2012. In previous years, it has featured such classic rock greats as Levon Helm, Dave Edmunds, Frampton, Billy Preston, Gary Brooker, Ian Hunter, Edgar Winter and more.

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