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Ringo a no go: COVID-19 cancels All-Starr performance in Penticton

The concert was rescheduled from 2020

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band will not be making a stop in Penticton this October.

The former Beatle has caught COVID-19 and was forced to cancel six upcoming shows, including Oct. 9’s scheduled performance at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Starr had last performed in Penticton in 2015, and was originally set to return in 2020 before the pandemic put a hold on live events.

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An official statement released regarding the cancellation said that Starr is currently recovering at home.

During the two years of the pandemic, Starr kept busy and released two EPs, Zoom In and Change The World, as well as two books including Ringo Rocks: 30 Years of the All Starrs 1989-2019 and Lifted Fab Images and Memories of My Life With the Beatles From Across the Universe.

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Brennan was raised in the Okanagan and is thankful every day that he gets to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in Canada.
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