Ringo Starr 2014 Tour Schedule
There is a limited number of musicians that have become the proverbial household
name but Ringo Starr happens to be one of those amazing talents and now there is another opportunity to see this former member
of The Beatles play on the stages of your favorite venues across the United States and in your own town. Ringo Starr is truly
a living legend and has been playing the world's favorite music since collaborating with John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George
Harrison. Ringo Starr certainly helped to launch The Beatles, along with his band mates, by providing solid drumming to the
band's albums and stage performance. It is clear that starting out his musical career and becoming an international sensation
with The Beatles caught the attention of fans. While Ringo Starr's days with The Beatles ended about forty years ago, he has
not stopped growing and touring as a musician. While once a drummer with The Beatles, Ringo Starr is now a singer and songwriter.
One thing that is clear about Ringo Starr is that he loves performing on stage and now is your opportunity to see him playing
across the United States doing what he loves. His English charm lights up the stage, bringing back the swooning of those who
once saw The Beatles live and appreciation for those who are impressed by the talent honed over numerous decades playing music
without ever having seen him play drums in the early days. Take a look at the schedule on StubHub to see where you will be
seeing Ringo Starr play next. He will be playing some of the best venues in North America like the Horseshoe Casino Riverdome
in Bossier City, Louisiana; The Peace Center for the Performing Arts in Greenville, South Carolina; Bob Carr Performing Arts
Center in Orlando, Florida; Van Wezel Performing Arts Center in Greenville, South Carolina; Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium in
San Francisco, California; Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort; and more. The schedule offers and easy way to see
all the dates and venues before making your purchase.
Ringo Starr Background
Ringo Starr is a stage name
for Richard Starkey who was born in Liverpool, England. While named Richard, he was given the nicknames Ringo and Ritchie
when he was a child. In his early years of life, Ringo was often sick and was often truant fro school. Eventually, Ringo was
diagnosed with tuberculosis and sent to a sanatorium. It was during this stay at the sanatorium that Ringo was exposed to
music. He started to play percussion from bed in his hospital room. It was an early discovery for Ringo that he would want
to continue playing music for the rest of his life. It was not long before Ringo was healthy enough to leave the bed and get
behind an acoustic drum set where is love for percussion blossomed. He continued to play drums for the duration of his school
When Ringo Starr met John Lennon in 1962, it changed his life forever. John Lennon asked Ringo if he would
be interested in joining The Beatles. As it is well known, Ringo agreed and became a member of one of the most influential
bands in the world. The Beatles became a huge success and it enabled Ringo Starr to travel all over the world doing what he
loved- playing music. When The Beatles disbanded in 1970, Ringo Starr decided to set out on a solo career and played drums
on John Lennon's solo albums, as well as both Yoko Ono's solo and George Harrison's albums. In addition to those who were
affiliated with The Beatles, except Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr collaborated with a number of musicians that made important
contributions to the art. He created excellent songs like "You're Sixteen with the Sherman Brothers and "Photograph" with
While he has been keen to collaborate, he has spent a number of decades focusing on building himself
up as a solo artists and not simply a drummer for acts associated with The Beatles. Although, there are few drummers who are
as well-known and respected as Ringo Starr. What is more is Ringo Starr's ability to write amazing songs and entertain audiences
with excellent performances. There are few opportunities to see such talent that was part of a project that transformed the
landscape of music. Get your tickets on StubHub now to see Ringo Starr.
Ringo Starr Greatest Hits
Starr contributed to some of the greatest hits in the world of music as a drummer for The Beatles. Once he set out on his
solo career in 1970, Ringo Star released sixteen studio albums, ten live albums and 26 singles. Some of the hit singles off
of his albums include: "Photograph," "You're Sixteen," "A Dose of Rock 'n Roll," "No No Song," "Snookeroo" and "It's All Down
to Goodnight Vienna."
In addition to his own albums, Ringo Starr has played with Doris Troy, B.B. King, Peter Frampton,
Ian McLagan, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, Carly Simon, Tom Petty, and many more talented musical performers.
An interesting bit of trivia about Ringo Starr is that he is naturally left handed but plays a right-handed
drum kit. Ringo Starr believes that playing on such a kit has enabled him to create a unique drumming style that he is known
for having to this day.
Another interesting bit of information about Ringo Starr is that he likes country music. During
an interview, Ringo Starr discussed country music, "It was a big thing in Liverpool. Liverpool is the capital of country music
in Britain. Because it was a port, so all the guys in the merchant navy… in our neighborhood every other house there
was someone in the Merchant Navy, and they were bringing all the records from America, so we had great country, great blues
and great rock and roll. We were getting the first printings of rock and roll records that no one had ever heard."
The Ringo Starr Experience
While seeing Ringo Starr in concert will not be the same as seeing him drum for The
Beatles, he is a wonderful solo performer and one not to be missed. Ringo Starr knows how to put on a good show and certainly
has the experience to show for it. Don't miss seeing this legend in person.