Ringo Starr has contracted Covid again for a second time in two weeks. Third time’s the charm for the – ALL STARR BAND TOUR – Tour Cancelled!
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The original announcement came Monday October 3rd from The Canada Life Centre — where Ringo and his band were scheduled to perform, instead they released this statement: “Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band were forced to cancel their recent shows due to illness. It has been confirmed today that Ringo has Covid and the tour will be on hold while Ringo recuperates.”
But, Ringo’s show in Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA was a hit filled All Starr Band night. Covid struck the All Starr Band earlier this year when two members, Steve Lukather and Edgar Winter contracted the dreaded Covid. The tour resumed a few weeks ago, then paused again while 82 year old Ringo recovered. This Tuesday night, Ringo closed the show with “With a Little Help from My Friends / Give Peace a Chance” to a standing ovation.
The following shows were canceled while Ringo recovered:
October 2 Prior Lake, MN – Mystic Lake Casino
October 4 Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canada Life Centre
October 5 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Sasktel Centre
October 6 Lethbridge, Alberta – Enmax Centre
October 8 Abbotsford, BC – Abbotsford Centre
October 9 Penticton, BC – South Okanagon Events Centre
The All Starr Band was back on the road for just two nights. Stay healthy Ringo! Here’s the rest of the All Starr Band’s tour itinerary, if…
above: Beatle Brunch host Joe Johnson backstage with Ringo in Florida years ago.
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