Ringo Starr is celebrating his 80th birthday with a ‘Peace and Love’ virtual birthday bash featuring Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, Dave Grohl & more.
The star-studded charity event will consist of exclusive at-home performances and previously unseen concert footage from a number of Ringo’s music friends.
The full lineup includes: Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Dave Grohl, Garyy Clark JR., Jeff Bridges, Jackson Browne, T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, Peter Frampton, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Keb Mo and Willie Nelson.
Money raised during the event will be donated to the Black Lives Matter Global Network, MusiCares, The David Lynch Foundation, and WaterAid.
Ahead of this year’s livestream event, Starr posted a video saying, “At 12 noon, July 7th 2020, you go ‘peace and love’. ‘Peace and love’. That’s all I ask. Wherever you are; on a bus, down the mine, in a spaceship, in a rocket.”
Just a reminder on the seventh of the seventh seventh of July Tuesday 2020 at noon it’s still gonna be Ringo peace and love moment where ever you are in the world at noon peace and love peace and love. 😎✌🌟❤🍒🎶🕺🏼🎵☮ pic.twitter.com/sNkDGzgrXM
— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) July 6, 2020
You can stay up late to watch the event live tonight from 1am BST, or catch up in your own time from the link below: