Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band have added a new show to their tour to fill the spot of a show recently canceled, it was announced Wednesday. The new show will take place at 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas.
This is actually the second All-Starr Band show at the venue on this tour. The band is also playing there four days earlier on Oct. 8. That show is sold out. Tickets for the new show go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 15, according to the venue website.
The show originally scheduled for Oct. 12 at the Snowden Grove Amphitheater was canceled because of travel issues, according to his press office. The All-Starr Band is doing a series of dates in the Midwest and South in October that cover Nebraska, Texas, Mississippi, South Carolina and Florida. The new shows were added in June. The band just completed a similar series of U.S. dates in July.
In July, AXS-TV premiered “Ringo Starr: A Lifetime of Peace and Love,” a tribute concert taped at the El Rey Theatre honoring Ringo that was sponsored by the David Lynch Foundation. The event took place Jan. 20, 2014 and featured performances by Joe Walsh, Ben Harper, Ben Folds, Brendan Benson, Bettye LaVette, The Head & The Heart and Jesse Elliot and Lindsey McWilliams of Ark Life. The backing band included Don Was, Benmont Tench, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and Kenny Arnoff.
And according to listings on Amazon.com, Capitol Records will release a CD, “Icon: Ringo Starr,” along with one for John Lennon on Sept. 9, though there's been no official announcement. An “Icon” CD for Linda Ronstadt featuring 11 tracks was released Tuesday.