Jan 28, 2014

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Come to DPAC June 22

January 28, 2014 (Durham, NC) – Today Variety magazine revealed Ringo Starr will launch another leg with this current All Starr Band including a stop at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on Sunday, June 22, 2014. This is the same line up Ringo has played with since 2012 and features Steve Lukather, Richard Page, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren and Gregg Bissonette.

Tickets go on sale Friday, January 31 at 10 a.m.:
• Online at DPACnc.com
• DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
• Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000

Friends of DPAC members may place their orders on January 30. Joining Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at http://www.dpacnc.com/fod.

“I love playing with this band,” Ringo said, “and I can’t wait to get back out and play with them again.”


On January 20, 2014 Ringo's musical legacy was celebrated when The David Lynch Foundation honored Ringo with the "Lifetime of Peace & Love Award". The event included a star-studded tribute performing from Ringo’s extensive catalog. January 26 saw Ringo perform his song “Photograph” on the GRAMMYS, followed by him jumping on the kit during his old bandmate, Paul McCartney’s performance. The two then performed together again the following evening, this time for several songs for the CBS taping of The Beatles Tribute celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their first U.S. visit and appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.  It will be broadcast on the exact date, February 9.

In February 2014, Simon & Shuster will publish "Octopus's Garden", a children's book based on Ringo's lyrics. This book comes on the heels of December of last year's PHOTOGRAPH, the Genesis Publications book  (http://www.genesis-publications.com/photograph-by-ringo-starr-the-signed-limited-edition/). PHOTOGRAPH was first released as an e-book in conjunction with The GRAMMY Museum exhibit "Ringo: Peace & Love," a record-breaking exhibit that opened in June 2013. The exhibit has had more than 90,000 visitors already and is the first major exhibit to focus on a drummer. It will remain open through March 2014. (http://www.grammymuseum.org/on-display/special-exhibits/ringo-peace-love)

2013 also saw Ringo tour with his All Starr Band, first in February to the Pacific Rim and then in October in Latin America, concluding with two Stateside shows at the Palms in Las Vegas. In September 2013 Ringo was awarded the prestigious French Medal of Honor, being appointed Commander of Arts & Letters in recognition of his musical and artistic contributions. Ringo's most recent solo release was Ringo 2012 (Hip-O Records/UMe). In January 2013 UMe released the live DVD "Ringo at the Ryman."  April 20, 2013, in conjunction with Record Store Day, UMe released a Ringo Starr seven-inch vinyl singles collection, featuring “Photograph,” “It Don’t Come Easy” and “(It’s All Down To) Goodnight Vienna.”