Ringo Starr to Hit Road for Eighth All Starr Tour

The eighth Ringo Starr and His All Starr tour kicks off at the Casino Rama in Toronto on June 24-25 and winds down at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles on September 6 with 15 concerts already booked. Starr will rehearse for two weeks at the Orillia, Ont. venue.

The 2003 tour will feature new and returning All Starr band members: Mark Rivera on sax, guitar, percussion and vocals (formerly with Peter Gabriel and Foreigner); guitarist Colin Hay (Men At Work); bassist John Waite (Bad English, The Babys); keyboardist Paul Carrack (Mike &The Mechanics, Ace); and Sheila E. on drums and percussionist.

July 24-25 Toronto, ONT Casino Rama

July 27 Boston, MA Fleet Boston Pavilion

July 29 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall
July 31 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Casino

August 3 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 4-5 Westbury, NY Westbury Music Fair

August 8 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
August 12 Chicago, IL Rosemont Theatre
August 29 Lake Tahoe, NV Harrah's
August 30 Las Vegas, NV Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

September 2 Jacksonville, OR Britt Festival
September 4 Saratoga, CA Montalvo Center for the Arts

September 6 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theater