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View Video from the Celebration here (download for TV available upon request)

Photos from the Celebration, including stills from video, here

 

July 10, 2019  -- On July 7, 2019 Ringo returned to Capitol Records Tower in Los Angeles for his annual Peace & Love Birthday event where he joined fans gathered for a Noon #peaceandlove celebration. The dream is to create a wave of Peace & Love across the planet, starting in New Zealand and ending in Hawaii. Ringo began these in 2008 at the Hard Rock Café Chicago and last year he celebrated the 10th Anniversary at the Hard Rock Café Nice. In the ensuing years it has grown enormously with #peaceandlove events all over the world, and this year had over 30 events in 26 countries (listed below).

“I’ve said it before but I really can’t think of a better way to celebrate my birthday, or a better gift I could ask for, than peace and love. It’s so great how every year it keeps growing, with the wave of peace and love starting in the morning on July 7 in Australia and ending in Hawaii, with celebrations in all the time zones in between. I am so happy to be back at Capitol Records, and for our great sponsors who are carrying the message of peace and love around the world, like the David Lynch Foundation, Life is Good, SiriusXM, Modern Drummer and Starbucks. I also want to thank each and everyone of you for continuing to help spread peace and love, Ringo.”

The event included tribute performances by Ben Kyle from ROMANTICA with Sara Watkins who performed “Act Naturally” and “It Don’t Come Easy”, and Southern California rock and roll band The Jacks performed “You’re Sixteen” and “Speed of Sound”. There was also a special premiere of an original song about peace and love composed for the occasion by students of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus in partnership with the South Central LA Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center. The song will later premiere online as a video featuring music students as well as guest artists and friends.

 

WHO: Ringo Starr, Barbara Starkey, David Lynch, All Starr Alum Sheila E, Edgar Winter, Nils Lofgren, Jim Keltner, Gregg Bissonette as well as friends Don Was, Ed Begley Jr, Richard Lewis, T-Bone Burnett, Benmont Tench, Jenny Lewis, Peter Jackson, Jeffrey Ross and Life is Good founders Bert and John Jacobs 

WHAT: Ringo Starr's 11th Annual Peace & Love Birthday Celebration

Performances of Ringo’s songs were followed by a brief welcome from David Lynch, whose introduction of Ringo was emphasized with a drum roll from Jim Keltner. Ringo led gathered family, friends and fans in a group #PeaceandLove moment at Noon, then tossed wristbands into the crowd. Cake was presented on stage and everyone joined together to sing Happy Birthday.

WHEN: Sunday, July 7, 2019

WHERE: Capitol Records Tower, 1750 N Vine St, Los Angeles, CA, 90028 

WHAT ELSE: Everyone everywhere was invited to participate, to even just think "Peace and Love," anywhere you were at Noon your local time.  

 

THE FESTIVITIES WERE LIVE AT:

Ringo’s Facebook page

Ringo’s Instagram

 

More about this year’s event sponsors:

The David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace - promotes world peace every day by teaching meditation to at risk people all over the planet. Founded by film director and Transcendental Meditation practitioner David Lynch in 2005 to fund the teaching of TM, it is the same meditation Ringo practices and was taught by the Maharishi and exemplifies Peace and Love in action. The evidence-based TM technique is life changing for the good by improving health, cognitive capabilities and performance in life. Extensive published research has found TM markedly reduces stress and stress-related disorders, including anxiety, depression, alcohol and drug misuse, and violent behaviors while also improving brain and cognitive functioning, grade point average and test scores. www.davidlynchfoundation.org

Life is Good – Life is Good is a positive lifestyle and apparel brand on a mission to spread the power of optimism. In celebration of their 25th Anniversary, Life is Good started the #SomethingGood movement to combat the daily barrage of negativity in the world by encouraging people to simply share #SomethingGood. Their hope is to add more optimism into the world by shifting the cultural conversation away from the negative and focus on growing the good. For every share, $1 will be donated to the Life is Good Kids Foundation, with a goal of inspiring one million shares. Uniting Ringo’s passion to generate a global wave of peace & love with the brand’s mission to spread optimism, together they jointly created a special-edition Life is Good x Ringo Starr Peace & Love T-shirt. The new tees will be available in July on Lifeisgood.com and at select Ringo Starr concerts this summer. www.lifeisgood.com

SiriusXM – Home to The Beatles Channel, returns as a sponsor and an exclusive media partner of the event. SiriusXM's The Beatles Channel celebrates popular music’s most legendary and influential band, showcases all-things-Beatles with regular and special programming spanning the history-making careers of the band and its members: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Chris Carter, host of SiriusXM’s “Breakfast With The Beatles,” which airs weekday mornings on The Beatles Channel, and is also available On Demand on the SiriusXM app, will be on-site to capture interviews and audio from the event to air on The Beatles Channel. www.siriusxm.com

Modern Drummer – Launched in 1977, this leading online and monthly publication dedicated to drummers and drumming innovated how drums and the whole of drumming is celebrated. “The world’s most read drum magazine” returns as a sponsor once again. www.moderndrummer.com

The Lennon Tour Bus – The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile Pro Audio and Video recording facility that provides hands-on experiences for students of all ages. Now in its 22nd year, the Lennon Bus features the latest audio and video technology, gear and products. Lennon Bus U.S. and Lennon Bus Europe travel year-round with a crew of three producer engineers, providing free tours, workshops and live events at schools, public events, festivals, and at major industry conferences. www.lennonbus.org

In addition, Starbucks will amplify Ringo’s “Peace & Love” call to action by playing a message just before Noon to their patrons in over 10,000 of their locations throughout the US and Canada. They will also be celebrating Ringo’s birthday with a special Playlist curated with Ringo for the occasion that patrons can hear for three weeks starting July 5.

 

Here are many of the fan organized global events, starting the wave in Australia and ending in Hawaii. View them all on Ringo Starr’s Facebook page:

Australia, Sydney

Japan, Osaka; Tokyo

Armenia, Yerevan

Estonia, Tallin

Finland, Helsinki

Russia, Moscow

Germany, Hamburg and Halle

Italy, Venice

Spain, Barcelona; Madrid

Czech Republic, Prague

United Kingdom, London; Liverpool

Argentina, Buenos Aires; Chascomus

Brazil, Sao Paulo

Cuba, Habana

Paraguay, Asunción

United States, New York

Bolivia, La Paz

Columbia, Bogota

Panama, Panama City

Peru, Lima

United States, Chicago; Minneapolis

Costa Rica, San Jose

El Salvador, San Salvador

United States, Los Angeles

United States, Hawaii

 

For more information please contact:

Elizabeth Freund

Elizabeth@Beautifuldaymedia.com

and

Patrice Fehlen

Patrice@Beautifuldaymedia.com

  

HISTORY OF RINGO’S ANNUAL JULY 7 PEACE & LOVE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS:

2008 – Chicago, IL Hard Rock Cafe

2009 –Online campaign including in store salutes at Noon at all Hard Rock Cafes worldwide

2010 – New York City, NY: Hard Rock Cafe, Times Square

2011 – Hamburg, Germany: Hard Rock Cafe

2012 – Nashville, TN: Hard Rock Café

2013 – Online celebration including a video message from Ringo

2014 – Los Angeles, CA: Capitol Records Tower

2015 - Los Angeles, CA: Capitol Records Tower

2016 - Los Angeles, CA: Capitol Records Tower

2017 - Los Angeles, CA: Capitol Records Tower

2018 – Nice, France: Hard Rock Café

 

Previous performers at Ringo’s Birthdays have included: Toad The Wet Sprocket; Adam Arcuragi and Spirit Family Reunion; Vandaveer, Alberta Cross and Dave Stewart with Jon Stevens; Emmanuel Jal and Paul Beaubrun, Don Was with Jenny Lewis, Michael Breardon and Van Dyke Parks; Joe Walsh with Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band including Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Graham Gouldman, Gregg Rolie, Gregg Bissonette and Warren Ham.

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