Ringo Starr may have finally managed to top himself: Joining the onetime Beatle this summer for his tenth All Starr Band tour are Colin Hay (Men at Work), Edgar Winter, Hamish Stuart (Average White Band), Billy Squier and the Dream Weaver himself, Gary Wright. For those not familiar with the All Starr band tours, since 1989 Ringo Starr has traveled with a rotating lineup of musicians who sing two or three of their own hits and back Starr up on his solo songs and Beatles tracks. Previous All Starrs have run the gamut from Joe Walsh and Peter Frampton to Sheila E and Paul Carrack. The last time we saw the show it was at Rib Burn Off at a parking lot in downtown Cleveland. We remember standing there, eating some delicious ribs and watching Jack Bruce and Ringo Starr enthusiastically play "Hungry Eyes" with Eric Carmen and thinking, "This is the weirdest fucking thing ever."
Keep reading for Rolling Stone's best guess at this year's set list and the official list of tour dates:
"It Don't Come Easy"
"Back Off Boogaloo"
"Who Can It Be Now?"
"Cut The Cake"
"In The Dark"
"No No Song"
"I Wanna Be Your Man"
"Pick Up The Pieces"
"Land Down Under"
"With A Little Help From My Friends"
Confirmed All Starr Tour Dates (there will be thirty-one dates in all):
June 19 - Niagara Falls, ON @ Fallsview Casino
June 20 - Niagara Falls, ON @ Fallsview Casino
June 21 - Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
June 22 - Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun
June 24 - New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
June 25 - Boston, MA @ Bank of America Pavilion
June 27 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
June 28 - Atlantic City, NJ @ Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort
June 29 - Westbury, NY @ North Fork Theatre at Westbury
August 2 - Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theater