Quick Takes: Ringo Starr, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Paul Simon, Billy Joel

  • Ringo Starr postponed two of his All Starr Band shows due to illness. Both his October 1st gig in New Buffalo, Michigan at Four Winds Casino and the October 2nd show in Prior Lake, Michigan's Mystic Showroom will be rescheduled.
    • An announcement from Mystic Lake Casino said: "Ringo is sick and was hoping to be able to perform, hence the late notice, but it has affected his voice. Ringo does not have COVID-19. He and the band send peace and love to all the fans who were planning to come out and see the show. A rescheduled date will be announced in the future. All original tickets will be honored for the new date. Refunds available via original point of purchase through 11/1/2022." (Press release)


  • Neil Young & Crazy Horse will release their latest album, titled, World Record, on November 18th. The album, which was produced by Rick Rubin, was recorded at his Malibu studio Shangri-La — which was originally the base of operations from the Band in the 1970's. "(On) World Record, Young provides vocals across the album's tracklist alongside instrumentation from Crazy Horse, all of which was recorded live and mixed to analogue tape by Rubin." (NME)


  • Paul Simon was forced to pull out of an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Friday night (September 30th) after suddenly falling ill. There's been no word from either Simon's camp or the Kimmel producers regarding Simon's condition. (Showbiz411.com)


  • Billy Joel has announced a July 7th concert in London's Hyde Park. The show, which is being billed as the "Piano Man's" only European appearance in 2023, goes on sale this Thursday (October 6th) at 10 a.m. local time. (Press release)