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Wednesday
Feb082012

Ringo Announces 13th All Starr Band Outing

Rob Shannahan(LOS ANGELES) -- Thirteen's the lucky number for Ringo Starr, who announced Wednesday morning that his 13th All Starr Band is hitting the road this June for a limited North American tour.  

New members of this incarnation of the former Beatle's revolving lineup include former Toto guitarist Steve Lukather and veteran keyboardist and singer Gregg Rolie, late of Santana and Journey.  Joining them are All Starr alumni Richard Page on bass, Todd Rundgren, saxophonist Mark Rivera and percussionist Gregg Bissonette.

The tour kicks off June 14 in Niagara Falls, Ontario and wraps July 21 in Los Angeles, with more dates expected to be announced soon.  More info is available at RingoStarr.com.  Here are the dates so far:

June 14, 15 -- Fallsview Casino, Niagara Falls, ON
June 16 -- Bethel Woods PAC, Bethel, NY
June 17 -- Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
June 19 -- Bank of America Pavilion, Boston, MA
June 22 -- Jones Beach Ampitheater, Wantagh, NY
June 23 -- Ceasar’s, Atlantic City, NJ
June 24 -- Meyerhoff, Baltimore, MD
June 26 -- State Theater, Easton, PA
June 27 -- Mayo Center, Morristown, NJ
June 29 -- St Augustine Theater, St. Augustine, FL
June 30 -- Seminole Hard Rock Arena, Hollywood, FL
July 1 -- Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL
July 3 -- Tuscaloosa Ampitheater, Tuscaloosa, Al
July 4 -- The Wharf, Orange Beach, Al
July 6 -- Fox Theater, Atlanta, GA
July 7 -- Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
July 8 -- Horseshoe Casino, Hammond, IL
July 11 -- Usana Ampitheater, Salt Lake, UT
July 13 -- Northern Quest, Spokane, WA
July 14 -- St Michelle Winery, Seattle, WA
July 15 -- Edgefield, Portland, OR
July 17 -- Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA
July 19 -- Humphrey’s, San Diego, CA
July 21 -- The Greek, Los Angeles, CA

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Thursday
Feb032011

Ringo Starr Applies to Trademark His Name

PRNewsFoto | Hard Rock International | Rob Shanahan(LONDON) -- Ringo Starr has filed for the name "Ringo" to be trademarked on video and computer game software.  UK.Gamespot.com reports that the former Beatles drummer also applied to have the name trademarked for toys. 

So far there's no word as to what Starr will do specifically with the "Ringo" trademark, if he receives it.

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Tuesday
Nov162010

Revolution for Apple: Beatles Come to iTunes

Photo Courtesy - Bruce McBroom/Apple Corps Ltd.(CUPERTINO, Calif.) -- It's been a "Long and Winding Road" but The Beatles and Apple have finally "Come Together." 

Capitol Records announced Tuesday morning that the Beatles' catalog is now available on Apple's iTunes music store after years of legal wrangling.  Starting Tuesday, 13 Beatles studio albums, the classic Red and Blue hits compilations and the two-volume Past Masters compilation are all available for download.  A digital Beatles box set is also available -- in addition to all the albums, it also features an exclusive concert film called Live at Washington Coliseum 1964

"We're really excited to bring the Beatles' music to iTunes,” Paul McCartney said in a statement. “It's fantastic to see the songs we originally released on vinyl receive as much love in the digital world as they did the first time around."

Ringo Starr added, "I am particularly glad to no longer be asked when the Beatles are coming to iTunes."

Each single album will cost $12.99.  Doubles are $19.99 and individual songs are $1.29.

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