Skip to main content

Ringo Starr to play The Ordway – and his backing band is awesome

It includes members of Toto and Men at Work.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

What's curious about Sir. Ringo Starr's September concert in St. Paul is that his backing band is just as worth seeing as the man himself.

The fourth Beatle will bring His All-Starr Band to the Ordway on Sept. 23.

But this isn't just any ordinary backing band, it's filled with '70s and '80s rock and pop royalty, including Colin Hay of Men at Work, Gregg Rolie of Santana and Graham Gouldman of 10cc.

The final member – and the real reason for you to go – is Steve Lukather of Toto.

Check out Starr and his band's previous concerts on Setlist.com and you'll find  they included a trio of Toto hits: "Hold the Line," "Rosanna" and – of course – "Africa."

With Hay involved as well, a cover "Land Down Under" could also be possible. Ringo Starr will also, obviously, play some of his own songs – and a few Beatles hits.

No ticket information has yet been released for the concert.

Next Up

lightning, storm

Isolated severe weather in Minnesota on Tuesday and Wednesday

Definitely not a slam dunk either day, but the chance is there.

ambulance

Driver ejected in fatal crash on Shepard Road in St. Paul

The driver of a Dodge Ram was ejected and died at the scene.

Screen Shot 2022-06-26 at 10.02.59 AM

North Dakota's only abortion clinic relocating to Minnesota

A GoFundMe set up to help the clinic make the move to Minnesota has surpassed its $500,000 goal.

Screen Shot 2022-06-26 at 12.37.03 PM

Deadly vehicle fire on Interstate 94 west of Fargo

The victim's age and name have not been released.

flickr - gov tim walz - mn senate dfl

Overturning Roe v. Wade won't do a 'damn thing' to prevent abortions, Walz says

Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Saturday meant to protect abortion access in the state and people who come from out of state seeking one.

ambulance

Man crossing Highway 13 in Burnsville fatally struck by driver

The victim is a 31-year-old man from Prior Lake.

Screen Shot 2022-06-26 at 7.50.33 AM

4 shot near Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis

The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Saturday.

Screen Shot 2022-06-25 at 7.55.28 PM

Charges: Cop feared for his life during struggle for gun with suspect

Allen Denzel Oliver-Hall has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.

Burnsville, Minnesota - May 2019 (2)

Shootout near Erik's Bike Shop, Lunds & Byerlys in Burnsville

Police say youths were shooting at each other on Saturday afternoon.

Related

Flickr - Ordway exterior

The Ordway reveals plans for first indoor shows in 18 months

Some enhanced health and safety measures will be in place.

Taiko HERbeat

At The Ordway, the women of HERbeat take taiko by storm

Powerful performance challenges gender inequity in ancient drumming tradition

Screen Shot 2020-04-28 at 9.07.41 PM

The Ordway's President and CEO is leaving for California

Jamie Grant has been in charge at the St. Paul theater since 2016.

John Cusack

John Cusack to appear at The Ordway for movie screening

The Hollywood star will do a Q&A about the movie that made him a star.

Screen Shot 2020-04-28 at 9.07.41 PM

Ordway unveils 4 shows for upcoming Broadway season

The season starts with a beloved "Tradition."