We’re continuing our series of conversations with members of Ringo Starr’s All Starr Band ahead of their tour of the Asia Pacific. Today Toto guitarist Steve Lukather, no stranger to Hawai`i, speaks with HPR's Dave Lawrence about his connection to the Beatles, and their famous drummer.
In this online posting, hear the complete interview, see the regional Asia Pacific tour dates for Ringo Starr’s All Starr Band, and check out video of the classic Toto song used in the story. For more information, music and video visit Steve's official site, Toto's website, and Ringo Starr's homepage. Also: Listen for an upcoming HPR All Things Considered feature about Steve's latest solo effort, Transition, out January 22nd, and previewed below in a video trailer.
The complete Asia Pacific tour:
Feb 7 – CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand Feb 9 – Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand Feb 11 – Brisbane - Convention Center Feb 13– Sydney - Horden Pavilion Feb 16– Melbourne - Festival Hall Feb 19 – Adelaide- Entertainment Centre Feb 21 – Perth - Challenge Stadium Feb 25 & 26 –Zepp Arena, Tokyo, Japan Feb 27 – Zepp Hall, Nagoya, Japan March 1 – Zepp Hall, Osaka, Japan
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