Fresh off his high-profile performance at the 56th Grammy Awards, where he appeared alongside fellow Beatle Paul McCartney, drummer Ringo Starr has announced another round of tour dates.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and the latest edition of his All Star Band will hit the road in June and will tour into mid-July. The trek touches down July 13 at the City National Civic in San Jose. For more information, visit www.ringostar.com.
The lineup for the All Star Band includes guitarist Steve Lukather (Toto), vocalist-bassist Richard Page (Mr. Mister), vocalist-keyboardist Gregg Rolie (Santana, Journey), drummer Gregg Bissonette (ELO) and Todd Rundgren. It's the same lineup that Starr has worked with since 2012.
"I love playing with this band," Ringo said in a news release, "and I can't wait to get back out and play with them again."
The Dandy Warhols, one of the best alt-rock bands of all time, are hitting the road for another tour.
The Portland, Oregon group, best known for the phenomenal cut "Bohemian Like You," will launch the tour on April 23 at the Independent in San Francisco. It will also perform April 24 at Ace of Spades in Sacramento.
And, yes, I plan to be at both of those gigs.
For a complete tour itinerary, visit www.dandywarhols.com.
Attention Alan Parsons Project fans! Arista Records and Legacy Recordings are set to release "The Alan Parsons Project -- The Complete Albums Collection" on March 31.
The 11-CD box set covers the influential act's complete history from 1976-1987, bringing together all 10 of the group's art-rock efforts for the first time.
Fans can pre-order the album at Amazon.com.
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