Ringo Starr Begins 2017 Tour of All-Starr Band

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Ringo singing on opening night at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, on October 13, 2017

Ringo Starr kicked off the 2017 edition of his All Starr Band with the first two (of eight) performances at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, on Oct. 13-14. The current lineup of All Starrs first came together in 2012 and are the longest-running of the band’s numerous lineups: 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.

Ringo offered a combination of songs that he sang lead for The Beatles (“With a Little Help From My Friends” and “Yellow Submarine,” among them) as well as many solo hits (including “It Don’t Come Easy” and “Photograph”). One of the features of his concert tours is having his band members lead the others in renditions of some of their own well known classic rock hits. (See the complete 21-song setlist below.)

Ringo recently released a new album, Give More Love, with a little help from his friends Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Peter Frampton, Timothy B. Schmit, Lukather, Page and others.

Watch Rundgren lead the band on one of his own hits

Watch Ringo sing “a cowboy song”

Watch the opening night finale

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band 2017 Tour Setlist

It Don’t Come Easy
I Saw the Light
Evil Ways
Bang the Drum All Day
What Goes On
Yellow Submarine
Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen
Give More Love
Back Off Boogaloo
Oye Como Va
I Wanna Be Your Man
Love is the Answer
Broken Wings
Hold the Line
Act Naturally
With a Little Help From My Friends

Starr and his wife Barbara Starkey, through their Lotus Foundation, along with Caesars Entertainment’s President and CEO Mark Frissora each donated $100,000 to the Nevada Resort Association’s Vegas Strong Fund, to support the victims of the recent Las Vegas tragedy and their families.

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band 2017 Tour Dates (Tickets are available here and here)

27-28 – Las Vegas, NV – Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
30 – El Paso, TX – Abraham Chavez Theatre
31 –  Austin TX – Moody Theater

2 – Sugarland, TX – Smart Sugarland Civic Center
3 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
4 –  Thackerville, OK – Global Events Center at Winstar
7, 8 – Ft Lauderdale, FL – Parker Playhouse
11 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theater
12 – Norfolk, VA – ODU Pavilion
14 – Morristown, NJ – Mayo Performing Arts Center
15 – New York City, NY – Beacon Theatre
16 – Newark, NJ – New Jersey Performing Arts Center


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  1. ByrdBrother
    #1 ByrdBrother 17 October, 2017, 17:35

    Ringo singing better than EVER…..a bit pitchy in the early day…….(all of us were!)

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