Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band press conference and special performance to be broadcast live, 1st June 2011

Posted: 29th May 2011
Hampton Court Palace Festival

On June 1st 2011 at 3PM (BST), Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band will be inviting fans around the world to join them online for a live press conference and special performance.

Following a short musical performance, Ringo Starr will introduce the members of his All Starr Band as they prepare to embark on their 2011 European tour.

Ringo Starr, Edgar Winter, Gary Wright, Rick Derringer, Richard Page, Wally Palmar and Gregg Bissonette will then answer questions from the media. Fans will also have the opportunity to submit questions via a chat facility on . The press conference will end at 3:45PM.

The twenty eight date tour, which begins on June 4th, is the most extensive European tour undertaken by Ringo and His All Starr Band. With concerts in Ukraine, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Latvia, Poland, Britain, France, Czech Republic, Italy, Holland, Germany and Austria the tour will see Ringo performing in several countries for the first time. It is also Ringo's first UK tour since 1998.

In addition to opening the event to the online audience, two fans will also have the opportunity to attend the press conference in person by entering a competition on MUZU.TV.

The UK dates start on Friday 17th June at the Hampton Court Palace Festival, continuing to his hometown of Liverpool the next day, then Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and finally Bournemouth on Friday 24th June. Tickets start at £55 (£70 for Hampton Court).