Ringo Starr

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VIDEO - Modern Drummer Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Trailer

  The  first "Modern Drummer powered" Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, produced by David Fishof, took place this past November 8 through 10 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Attendees got a rare chance to work directly with a…

Modern Drummer
Jan 21, 2014

VIDEO - Part 3: Paul McCartney Drummer Abe Laboriel Jr. Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNGs94fOQI8 “Helter Skelter” In part three of our web exclusive interview, MD contributor Cam Patterson speaks with Abe Laboriel Jr. about how he balanced gigs with Sting and McCartney and what it was like playing the Concert For New York.…

Modern Drummer
Dec 16, 2013

VIDEO - Part 2: Paul McCartney Drummer Abe Laboriel Jr. Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inNwIUaicWc “Maybe I’m Amazed” In part two of our web exclusive interview, Modern Drummer contributor Cam Patterson speaks with Paul McCartney drummer Abe Laboriel Jr. about his famous bass-playing dad, Abe Sr., and we have more with drum tech Paul Davies.…

Modern Drummer
Dec 9, 2013

VIDEO - Part 1: Paul McCartney Drummer Abe Laboriel Jr. Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cwm6W6MDYMM “Let Me Roll It” In part one of our web exclusive interview, MD contributor Cam Patterson speaks with Abe about life on the road and growing up with different genres of music in his household, and we have an…

Modern Drummer
Dec 4, 2013

Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band Announce Latin American Tour Dates

The Tour Concludes In U.S. With Two Dates At The Palms In Las Vegas Announcement comes on heels of Worldwide DVD Release "Ringo At The Ryman", featuring this current line up recorded live at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on…

Modern Drummer
Apr 29, 2013

Ringo Starr Show Marks First Major Exhibit Dedicated to a Drummer

  Ringo: Peace & Love to Premier at the Grammy Museum June 12, 2013, and Tour Select Cities Through 2014. The Grammy Museum, in cooperation with Ringo Starr, will debut a major new exhibition, Ringo: Peace & Love, opening on…

Modern Drummer
Mar 6, 2013

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band To Tour The Pacific Rim In 2013

Tour Comes On Heels Of 2012's North American Summer Dates And Features The Same Band: Steve Lukather (Toto), Gregg Rolie (Journey, Santana), Richard Page (Mr. Mister), Todd Rundgren, Mark Rivera, and Gregg Bissonette Ringo Starr announced that his All Starr…

Modern Drummer
Oct 18, 2012

The September 2012 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Travis Barker!

(available on newsstands August 7, 2012) Travis Barker Special Collector's Issue featuring cover illustration by drummer/tattoo artist Corey Miller. Featuring Joel Smith  Corey Miller Update Chris Robinson's George Sluppick Victor Wooten's  J.D. Blair Influences Ringo Starr What Do You Know About...? New…

Modern Drummer
Jul 17, 2012

Ringo Starr Art Exhibits To Show At Select Cities On 13th All Starr Tour

Ringo Starr is hitting the road this summer with his 13th All Starr Band, including Steve Lukather (Toto), Richard Page (Mr. Mister), Mark Rivera, Gregg Rolie (Santana), Todd Rundgren, and Gregg Bissonette. In addition, a collection of his art, composed…

Modern Drummer
Jun 11, 2012

Ringo Starr And Elton John With T. Rex (Video)

  Check out this unusual clip from the Ringo Starr-directed 1972 film Born to Boogie. Primarily a T. Rex concert film, Born to Boogie also featured studio performances such as this one filmed at Apple Studios. Here Ringo and Elton…

Modern Drummer
May 31, 2012

Discovered: Ringo Starr's Drum Case Used with the Beatles

Dig announced the discovery of a unique piece of Beatles Memorabilia: the drum case used by Ringo Starr to carry one of his drums on tour with the Beatles. The case is stenciled RINGO STARR, THE BEATLES in two places  and has various freight labels…

Modern Drummer
Mar 12, 2012

Feb Web Update News

Vinnie Colaiuta, Jeff Hamilton, and Karriem Riggins are on Paul McCartney’s latest, Kisses on the Bottom. Riggins performed with the former Beatle at the Grammys, as did McCartney regular Abe Laboriel. For more, visit www.paulmccartney.com. Speaking of the Grammys, Low…

Modern Drummer
Feb 22, 2012

Announcing Ringo Starr & His 13th All Starr Band Featuring Steve Lukather (Toto), Gregg Rolie (Journey, Santana), Richard Page (Mr. Mister), Todd Rundgren, Mark Rivera and Gregg Bissonette

Ringo Starr announces his 13th All Starr Band, which will launch June 14, 2012 from Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ontario and conclude July 21, 2012 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, California. New to the All Starrs are Steve Lukather (Toto)…

Modern Drummer
Feb 8, 2012

Ringo Starr Ringo 2012

There’s something timeless about Ringo’s drumming. Though he’s not one to get with “the click-track way” of making records, you simply can’t ignore his flawless time and backbeat, and he always makes the simplest drum parts feel so good. Ringo…

Modern Drummer
Jan 31, 2012