Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band Cancel 6 Shows Due To COVID
Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band pulled six dates from his upcoming touring schedule after testing positive for COVID-19. Representatives for the band stated the tour will remain on hold until Starr recuperates.
Shows in Prior Lake, Minnesota; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Lethbridge, Alberta,’ Abbotsford, British Columbia and Penticton, British Columbia all have been canceled.
Prior to the postponement, Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band made appearances at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida, Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Virginia, and more. The musician’s last reported dates to Pollstar‘s Boxoffice included two shows at Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Nov. 7 and 8, which sold 2,008 tickets and grossed $417,387.
“Ringo hopes to resume as soon as possible and is recovering at home,” a statement from the band read. “As always, he and the All Starrs send peace and love to their fans and hope to see them back out on the road soon.”
This is the second time the All Starrs canceled performances due to COVID. Earlier this summer, two band members tested positive for the virus, leading to the postponement of their remaining 12 summer dates for September. News on rescheduled dates for the newly canceled shows have not yet been announced.