Live! Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band to gig online

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The Independent Culture

Today 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 above. The press conference will end at 3:45pm.

The twenty eight date tour, which begins on 4 June, is Ringo's first UK tour since 1998 and 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.

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.