Ringo Starr News

Brian Copeland to Bring NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN & THE WAITING PERIOD Back to The Marsh
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Marsh presents the return of award-winning performer Brian Copeland in two of his acclaimed solo pieces: NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN returns to The Marsh for a 10th anniversary revival performed in rep with THE WAITING PERIOD, Copeland's acclaimed, unflinching look at depression. Says Copeland, 'With the devastating loss of Robin Williams, I hope we can now finally start a national dialogue about this largely misunderstood disease.' Performances of THE WAITING PERIOD will honor the families of those who have lost loved ones to depression. Both shows, featuring humorous, poignant, and riveting insights, are written by Brian Copeland and directed by David Ford. Performances will take place Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm and Saturdays at 5pm at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia Street. For tickets (individual shows: $30-$40, reserved: $60-$100), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The MAGICAL MURDERY TOUR Rolls Down the Tracks at The Mystery Train in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Sep 08, 2014

The Magical Murdery Tour opened on Friday September 5 at the Golden Ox restaurant in Kansas City, Mo. Written by Michael M. Dragen the The Mystery Train production is directed by Wendy Thompson. The Golden Ox and Californos in Westport share the stage for the dinner theater that runs through October 25. (more...)

Exclusive BARBRA STREISAND Radio Channel to Launch on SiriusXM, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

SiriusXM announced today that it will launch The Barbra Streisand Channel, an exclusive channel featuring the works of Grammy, Oscar, Emmy and Tony award-winning artist Barbra Streisand. (more...)

Barbra Streisand to Launch Exclusive SiriusXM Channel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SiriusXM announced today that it will launch The Barbra Streisand Channel, an exclusive channel featuring the works of Grammy, Oscar, Emmy and Tony award-winning artist Barbra Streisand. (more...)

Digitally Remastered GEORGE HARRISON: The Apple Years to Be Released 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Universal Music Group and the Harrison family are proud to announce that George Harrison's first six solo albums, released between 1968 and 1975 on The Beatles' Apple Records label, have been digitally remastere (more...)

Ramsey Lewis, Neil Berg's 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY, Lydia Johnson Dance and More Set for SOPAC's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has announced its 2014-15 performance schedule through February 2015. (more...)

ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS to Close 31 August at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The strictly limited West End season of ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS finishes on Sunday 31 August at Leicester Square Theatre. Based on the hugely successful children's book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, some seats are still available to book for the few remaining performances, including the Bank Holiday Weekend. (more...)

West End's ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS to Close, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The strictly limited West End season of ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS finishes on Sunday 31 August at Leicester Square Theatre. Based on the hugely successful children's book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, some seats are still available to book for the few remaining performances, including the Bank Holiday Weekend. (more...)

50th Anniversary of the Beatles in Pittsburgh Concert Set for Benedum Center, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Fifty years ago, the Beatles came to America.... and made their only Pittsburgh appearance at the Civic Arena on September 14, 1964. Legendary concert promoter Pat DiCesare, who brought the band to Pittsburgh for its historic performance, will reprise his role by hosting a series of events, including a tribute concert featuring Beatlemania Now, on September 13th at 8pm, at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Kanye West & Paul McCartney Secretly Recording New Tracks for Possible Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Kanye West and former Beatle Paul McCartney have secretly teamed up in the recording studio for a number of new tracks. (more...)

Robert Randolph and Tonic, Paul McDonald, Toby Lightman and More Set for 2014 East End Music & Arts Festival, 9/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The East End Music & Arts Festival, presented by NYC and Hamptons based entertainment organization, uniphi good, is a series of cultural and entertainment events taking place in the prestigious "Hamptons" of New York -- bringing together two days of music, entertainment, culture and fun at community based venues in the Hamptons, to benefit local food pantries in Westhampton and East Hampton (Springs), all in one multi-media entertainment experience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS Gala Performance at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Based on the hugely successful children's book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS will premiere in the West End at Leicester Square Theatre through Sunday 31 August, following a highly acclaimed UK tour. A Gala Press Performance was held 2.00pm on Sunday 20 July - check out a look back below! (more...)

Tom Petty Radio Returning to SiriusXM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Tom Petty Radio, the exclusive, limited-run channel, will feature music spanning Tom Petty's entire career. (more...)

Ron Howard to Helm New BEATLES Documentary Based on Early Touring Years
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Apple Corps Ltd., White Horse Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have announced today that they will produce a new authorized documentary for Apple, based on the first part of The Beatles' career - the touring years. (more...)

The Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Bassist and Composer Charlie Haden
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Yesterday, Charlie Haden passed away at 76. He was one of the most respected bassists and jazz composers today. His legendary, groundbreaking work with Ornette Coleman in the 60's is just one highlight of this three-time Grammy winner's illustrious career. (more...)

'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America' & 'Grammy Awards' Receive 8 EMMY Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A GRAMMY® Salute' has received six Emmy® Award nominations, and the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards® telecast has received two in recognition of outstanding production excellence. (more...)

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT Announces Addition of Bassist Hugh McDonald to Line-Up at Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT has announced that bassist Hugh McDonald has joined its official lineup at LVH - LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO. The esteemed musician, best known for his longtime work with Bon Jovi, has also performed throughout his career with music icons including Alice Cooper, Ringo Starr, and more. (more...)

WHBPAC Presents the UK's Symphonic Rockers, Procol Harum, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

The UK's symphonic rockers, Procol Harum, perform at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 13 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $75, $90, $100 and can be purchased online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

THE SCION Returns to The Marsh, 7/19-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The Marsh announces the return of THE SCION, a tale of privilege, murder, and sausage performed by award-winning performer Brian Copeland (Not a Genuine Black Man, The Waiting Period, The Jewelry Box). Written by Brian Copeland, developed by Brian Copeland and David Ford, and directed by David Ford, THE SCION plays July 19-August 23, Saturdays at 5pm at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia Street. For tickets ($30-$35, $60-$100 reserved seats) the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

Art and Music Lovers Alike Can Meet Ringo Starr and Buy His Artwork in Atlantic City, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Who: Featuring artwork by Ringo Starr, the multi-talented musician, singer, songwriter, and actor best known as the Beatles drummer What: The Art of Ringo Starr - includes entire collection of nearly 50 pieces of his artwork custom-framed by Ocean Galleries and available for acquisition When: Friday, June 20, 2014 and Saturday, June 21, 2014 Friday, June 20, 2014 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM Saturday, June 21, 2014 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Caesars Atlantic City - Tiberius Room on the third floor 2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401/Tel: 609.368.7777 (Ocean Galleries) 'The Art of Ringo Starr' opened last weekend in Stone Harbor. This weekend, Ocean Galleries brings the exhibition of Ringo Starr's digitally composed artwork in its entirety to Caesars Atlantic City for a public showing in the Tiberius Room, located on the third floor. All artwork is available for acquisition. Anyone who acquires Ringo's artwork will have the opportunity to meet and have a photo taken with the legendary artist at a private reception on Saturday, June 21 prior to the All Starr Band's performance at Caesars Atlantic City. Ringo's collection includes new sketches and artwork featuring 'Self Portraits' from his early days to present day, as well as a new series of Peace Signs, all depicted in his bright and colorful palette. As always, Ringo's proceeds will benefit the Lotus US Foundation Charity, which funds, supports, participates in, and promotes charitable projects aimed at advancing social welfare in diverse areas. The show is free and open to the public with all artwork available for acquisition. For more information, call 609-368-7777 or visit OceanGalleries.com (more...)

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