Ringo Starr has been forced to cancel some of his upcoming tour dates with His All-Starr Band due to being diagnosed with COVID-19. The affected dates are Prior Lake, Minnesota; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Lethbridge, Alberta; Abbotsford, British Columbia; and Penticton, British Columbia.
Ringo’s management company announced on Monday: “Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band were forced to cancel their recent shows at Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo Michigan and at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake, MN due to illness. It has been confirmed today that Ringo has Covid and the tour will be on hold while Ringo recuperates…Ringo hopes to resume as soon as possible and is recovering at home. 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.” The statement did not mention any of the 82-year-old musician’s symptoms.
As of press time, the tour is set to resume in Seattle, Washington on October 11th. News regarding ticketing and rescheduled dates is still to come; to purchase available tickets for remaining shows, head to Ticketmaster.
Editorial credit: Geoffrey Clowes / Shutterstock.com