Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Ringo to tour Europe and Israel next summer

Ringo will return to Europe after 7 years to embark on a new tour
RINGO AND HIS ALL STARR BAND EUROPEAN TOUR 2018 ANNOUNCEMENT

Ringo Starr announces the 13th iteration of his All Starr Band and new tour dates through Europe and Israel. After six years with the same band, Ringo welcomes Colin Hay back to the group and as well as new member Graham Gouldman of 10cc (I’m Not In Love, Things We Do For Love, Dreadlock Holiday, Wall Street Shuffle). Hay and Gouldman join existing All Starrs Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Warren Ham and Gregg Bissonette.
In June, the All Starrs embark on a 21 date tour that will kick off in Paris France and includes shows in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Monaco, Netherlands and Israel, concluding in Italy. The last time the All Starrs toured Europe was 2011.
The All Starrs just finished a tour that started with a Las Vegas residency and ended with a performance at New York City’s Beacon Theater. The band is supporting Starr’s new album, Give More Love.
“While almost none of the songs are less than 30 years old, it should be noted (underlined, with asterisks) that Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band is not a nostalgia act. “Nostalgia” implies something static, irrelevant, and vaguely frivolous. No, Starr and his merry band are much too vibrant for that, and the message of peace and love that they sing is just as relevant today. Besides, legends never go out of style.” – People Magazine

Tour dates include:
June 5 Olympia, Paris, France - Tickets
June 8 Holland Blues Festival, Grolloo, Netherlands - Tickets
June 9 Flens Arena, Flensberg, Germany - Tickets
June 10 StadPark, Hamburg, Germany - Tickets
June 13 Kaisaniemi Park, Helsinki, Finland - Tickets
June 15 Lunden, Horsens, Denmark - Tickets
June 16 Tempodorm, Berlin, Germany - Tickets
June 17 Stadhalle, Zwickau, Germany - Tickets
June 19 Congress Hall, Prague, Czech Republic - Tickets
June 20 Stadhalle, Vienna, Austria - Tickets
June 23 Menoarah, Tel Aviv, Israel - Tickets
June 24 Menorah Arena Tel Aviv, Israel - Tickets
June 26 St. Jordi Club, Barcelona, Spain - Tickets
June 28 Wlznik Center, Madrid, Spain - Tickets
June 29 Coliseum, La Caruna, Spain - Tickets
July 1 Bizkia Arena, Bilbao, Spain - Tickets
July 4 Rockhal, Luxembourg, Belgium - Tickets
July 6 Sporting Complex, Monte Carlo, Monaco - Tickets
July 8 Piazza Napoleone, Lucca, Italy - Tickets
July 9 Piazza Degliscachi, Marostica, Italy - Tickets
July 11 Auditorium, Cavea, Rome, Italy - Tickets

Ticket sales are already ongoing, at least for some of the dates.

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