Six shows confirmed

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has confirmed a six date tour of Britain later this year.

Drafted into The Beatles as they were just about to break big, Ringo Starr's drumming has long been the source of debate. To some, his primitive rhythm keeping is a draw back of the group's early recordings.

However other commentators claim that Ringo Starr's awareness of space - and his ability to take on new ideas - meant that he became a superb asset for The Beatles. The much loved drummer embarked on a solo career in the early 70s, scoring a few hits before drifting out of music.

Forming the All-Starr Band in the early 90s, Ringo Starr began to get back into live performances. Mixing aspects of his back catalogue with a few rock 'n' roll favourites the group began more as a means to have fun.

Playing simply for the enjoyment of making music, Ringo Starr has recruited some well known musicians. His son Richard Starkey once played with the band, before being snatched away by Oasis.

Currently featuring a seven-strong line up, the All-Starr Band feature multi-instrumentalist Edgar Winter alongside six other musicians.

Arranging a short tour of the UK, this is the first time Ringo Starr has performed live since his infamous 'Peace & Love' video. Demanding fans stop sending him memorabilia, the drummer sparked a viral frenzy on the internet.

Opening in London's Hampton Court Palace on June 17th, Ringo Starr is set to appear at his hometown of Liverpool the following day. Later dates include Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and more.

Ending in Bournemouth on June 24th, the show at the International Centre will bring the short tour to a close. Tickets are on sale now.

Ringo Starr has confirmed the following shows:

17 London Hampton Court Palace
18 Liverpool Empire
20 Birmingham Symphony Hall
22 Manchester Opera House
23 Glasgow Clyde Auditorium
24 Bournemouth International Centre

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