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Ringo Starr and his “All Starr Band” to Perform at Sarasota’s Van Wezel Hall February 24, 2015

(Sarasota, FL) In keeping with the 45-year tradition of bringing the most sought-after shows to the bayfront theatre, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall lands the extraordinary Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band to play the hall’s 45th anniversary celebration on February 24, 2015 at 8pm. The legendary drummer will appear backed up by an “All Starr” lineup of top-notch musicians, including: Steve Lukather (Toto), Richard Page (Mr. Mister), Gregg Rolie (Journey, Santana), Todd Rundgren, Gregg Bissonette and Warren Ham. This incarnation of the All Starr band is the same line up Ringo has played with since 2012, with whom he loves performing.

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band to perform in Sarasota.
Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band to perform in Sarasota.

“We have so much fun playing together, we don’t want it to end!” The night will include classic Beatles tunes that have influenced generations of music fans, as well as notable songs which brought acclaim to the various members of the All Starr Band. The exciting night of celebration will also include an exclusive preshow dinner and cocktails sponsored by the Van Wezel Foundation. Tickets for this special pre-show dinner can be purchased through the Van Wezel Foundation by calling 941-366-5578.

“We are thrilled beyond belief to have one of my favorite artists Ringo make his Sarasota debut. To have one of the Beatles on stage to celebrate our 45th anniversary is an incredibly special occasion which we are overjoyed to present,” stated Mary Bensel, Executive Director.

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