Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr will hit the road again this summer with the latest incarnation of his All-Starr Band. The tour is set to kick off with two shows July 24-25 at Toronto's Casino Rama

Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr will hit the road again this summer with the latest incarnation of his All-Starr Band. The tour is set to kick off with two shows July 24-25 at Toronto's Casino Rama, a fitting venue to showcase his forthcoming album, "Ringo Rama." Currently there are 28 North American dates scheduled through a Sept. 7 show in San Diego.

Backing Starr will be John Waite (the Babys, Bad English) on bass, keyboardist Paul Carrack (Squeeze, Mike + The Mechanics) on keyboards, Colin Hay (Men At Work) on guitar, Sheila E (Prince, George Duke) on percussion, and saxophonist Mark Rivera (Foreigner, Billy Joel).

As previously reported, "Ringo Rama" is due Tuesday (March 25) via Koch. The album is a star-packed affair with contributions from Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, Willie Nelson, Eagles/Poco principal Timothy B. Schmit, Shawn Colvin, Van Dyke Parks, and Charlie Haden.

Here are Ringo Starr's confirmed tour dates:

July 24-25: Toronto (Casino Rama)
July 26: Buffalo, N.Y. (Darien Lake P.A.C.)
July 27: Boston (Fleet Boston Pavilion)
July 29: New York (Radio City Music Hall)
July 30: Easton, Pa. (State Theater)
July 31: Uncasville, Conn. (Mohegan Sun Casino)
Aug. 2: Atlantic City, N.J. (Taj Mahal)
Aug. 3: Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)
Aug. 4-5: Westbury, N.Y. (Westbury Music Fair)
Aug. 10: Detroit Lakes, Minn. (WE-Fest)
Aug. 12: Chicago (Rosemont Theater)
Aug. 13: Atlanta (Chastian Park Amphitheatre)
Aug. 16: Ft. Myers, Fla. (Alico Arena)
Aug. 21: Tunica, Miss. (Horseshoe Casino)
Aug. 22: Little Rock, Ark. (Riverfest Amphitheatre)
Aug. 23: Dallas (Nextstage)
Aug. 25: Albuquerque, N.M. (Sandia Casino)
Aug. 26: Amarillo, Texas (Civic Center Coliseum)
Aug. 29: Lake Tahoe, Nev. (Harrah's Lake Tahoe)
Aug. 30: Las Vegas (Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)
Aug. 31: Seattle (Marymoor Amphitheatre)
Sept. 2: Jacksonville, Ore. (Britt Festival)
Sept. 4: Saratoga, Calif. (Montalvo Center for the Arts)
Sept. 5: Phoenix (Dodge Theater)
Sept. 6: Los Angeles (Universal Amphitheater)
Sept. 7: San Diego (Humphrey's)

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