Ringo Starr News

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...)

Peter Frampton's HUMMINGBIRD IN A BOX Set for June 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Hummingbird in a Box, the latest work from legendary musician Peter Frampton, will be released June 23 via RED Distribution. The new music was inspired by the Cincinnati Ballet, featuring seven original guitar pieces in Frampton's virtuosic stylings. Frampton composed all songs on the mini-album along with Gordon Kennedy, who also co-produced the recording. The two previously teamed up for Fingerprints, which garnered them both a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album. (more...)

Brian Copeland: Plays 3 Shows in 3 Days, 6/20-7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Marsh presents a special opportunity for audiences to see award-winning performer Brian Copeland (Not a Genuine Black Man) in three of his acclaimed works in three days: THE WAITING PERIOD on June 30, THE SCION on July 1, and THE JEWELRY BOX on July 2, 2014. These shows are written by Brian Copeland, developed by Brian Copeland and David Ford, and directed by David Ford. All performances will begin at 8pm at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia Street. For tickets (individual shows: $30-$35, packages: $60-$100), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Announce October UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Five-time Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum-selling blues/rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd has confirmed an October 2014 UK Tour that starts at the Sheffield Plug on Saturday 25th October. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 20th June from the 24 hour ticket box office. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ringo's Stellar ALL-STARR BAND Shines Brightly at PPAC
by Veronica Bruscini - Jun 16, 2014

Ringo Starr makes three promises at the top of his 2014 tour: fun, good music, and great songs. Without a doubt, he and his 'All Starrs' deliver on that pledge, performing two non-stop hours of chart-topping hits and brand-new songs with undeniably exceptional musicianship. (more...)

POWERPUFF GIRLS Soar Again With All-New Series and Licensing Program
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

After the successful airing of the re-imagined special in January, Cartoon Network today announced the global return of one of its most beloved franchises, the Emmy®-winning, The Powerpuff Girls. (more...)

VIDEO: Simon Helberg Talks 'Big Bang Theory' & More on THE TALK
by - Jun 13, 2014

Simon Helberg stopped by CBS's THE TALK to discuss season seven of CBS's "The Big Bang Theory" and reveals what guest star he'd like appear on the hit comedy series. (more...)

Stephen King, John Mellencamp & T-Bone Burnett Present GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

AEG Live announced today that the southern gothic, supernatural musical Ghost Brothers of Darkland County will tour across North America this Fall. (more...)

Ringo Starr to Unveil Self Portraits at Soho Contemporary Art, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Ringo Starr, who is currently on tour with his All Starr Band, is also bringing his artwork to New York City. What started merely as a diversion to pass the time, has since developed into an iconic collection of artwork. This year Ringo has created a unique set of 'self portraits' that truly showcases his evolution as a visual artist. On June 19th, a collection of Starr's self-portraits will be unveiled at a VIP opening reception and exhibition at the Soho Contemporary Art Gallery, 259 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 (www.sohocontemporaryart.com) (more...)

“The Art of Ringo Starr” Includes 50 Artwork Pieces, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Collection of artwork available for acquisition; Opportunity for buyers to meet Ringo 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 - will include nearly 50 pieces of his artwork custom-framed by Ocean Galleries and available for acquisition. When: Friday, June 13, 2014 through Sunday, June15, 2014 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM (gallery hours) Receptions at Ocean Galleries Friday, June 13, 2014 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Saturday, June 14, 2014 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Sunday, June 15, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Where: Ocean Galleries (9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor, NJ 08247/Tel: 609.368.7777) As Ringo Starr hits the road this summer with his 14th All Starr Band, a collection of his art, composed by Starr electronically, will make companion stops at galleries in three select cities. Ocean Galleries was chosen for one of the gallery shows in conjunction with the Atlantic City performance. Ringo began composing art on his computer in the late 90s while on tour. He has created art over the past few years for Knot For Violence, Imagine World Peace, WaterAid, and Timberland boots, as well as an original design for the Hard Rock Signature Series T-Shirt. Ringo's new artwork will feature '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. Ocean Galleries will host the exhibition featuring Ringo's artwork in the Stone Harbor gallery location beginning Friday, June 13 through Sunday, June 15, 2014. Anyone who acquires Ringo's artwork throughout the exhibition run 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 in Atlantic City. The show is Free and open to the public with all artwork available for acquisition. Gallery hours are 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM throughout the summer season. For more information, call 609-368-7777 or visit www.oceangalleries.com For over 25 years, Ocean Galleries has provided quality art by contemporary artists to their clients while practicing the highest standards of credibility and integrity in a comfortable and unpretentious atmosphere. With locations in Stone Harbor and Avalon, New Jersey, the distinguished art galleries feature an ever-changing display of artwork that includes local artists' watercolors, nationally recognized artists' originals, popular beach prints and high-end reproductions. Ocean Galleries also carries fine furniture and hand-made crafts from America and around the world. For more information, please call 609.368.7777 or visit www.oceangalleries.com (more...)

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band to Play Fox Theatre, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band will play the Fabulous Fox Friday, October 3 at 8pm. Tickets will go on sale online or over the phone through MetroTix, or in person at the Fox Box Office. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of June 9, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 06, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of June 9, 2014! (more...)

SiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Town Hall Event with Legendary Comedian Jerry Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

SiriusXM announced today that legendary comedian, actor, director, and screenwriter Jerry Lewis will answer fan questions during an intimate Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners (more...)

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