Celebrate Ringo Starr’s Birthday with Peace & Love on The Beatles Channel!

SiriusXM’s The Beatles Channel (Ch. 18) is celebrating Ringo Starr’s 79th birthday on July 7 with a full week of special programming starting Friday, July 5.

Don’t miss an exclusive “Peace & Love Birthday DJ set” featuring stories and songs hand-picked by the iconic drummer. Plus, you’ll hear a DJ set from former All Starr Band member Richard Marx, as well as Ringo Mini Song Sets and ‘My Fab Fours’ dedicated to Ringo from both celebrities and listeners.

On July 7, Ringo will return to Capitol Records Tower in Los Angeles for his annual Peace & Love Birthday event where he will join fans gathered for a Noon #peaceandlove celebration. The Beatles Channel will be there and will air highlights from the event next week. To support Ringo’s dream of a wave of peace and love coming over the planet, all you have to do is think, say or post #peaceandlove on July 7 at Noon your local time.

See the full broadcast schedule below.


Ringo Starr Peace & Love Birthday DJ Set

The iconic musician shares some of his own favorites during an exclusive “Peace and Love” DJ set throughout his birthday week.

Live Premiere

Friday, July 5 at 11am ET

Replays

Friday, July 5 at 10pm ET

Saturday, July 6 at 3pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 11am and 9pm ET

Wednesday, July 10 at midnight ET

Thursday, July 11 at 1pm ET


Richard Marx Guest DJ

Singer, songwriter and former member of Ringo’s All Starr Band Richard Marx shares some of his favorite songs and stories celebrating Ringo’s birthday.

Premiere

Friday, July 5 at 4pm ET

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 11am ET

Sunday, July 7 at 3pm ET

Tuesday, July 9 at 10pm ET

Thursday, July 11 at 3am ET


My Fab Fours: Iconic Rock Drummers

Some of rock’s most legendary drummers pick the four Beatles songs in which Ringo stands out the most to them. You’ll also hear them discuss how Ringo’s drumming has influenced their careers.

Max Weinberg – Drummer of the E Street Band

Replays

Thursday, July 4 at 11pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 2pm ET

Peter Criss – Original drummer of KISS

Premiere

Tuesday, July 2 at 6am ET

Replays

Friday, July 5 at 2am ET

Sunday, July 7 at 5am ET

Simon Kirke Drummer of Bad Company & Free

Premiere

Tuesday, July 2 at 6pm ET

Replay

Saturday, July 6 at 4am ET

Tico Torres – Drummer of Bon Jovi

Premiere

Wednesday, July 3 at 2pm ET

Replay

Saturday, July 6 at 4pm ET

Denny Seiwell – Original drummer of Wings

Premiere

Thursday, July 4 at 1am ET

Replay

Sunday, July 7 at 4pm ET

Steve Jordan  – Drummer for Keith Richards, John Mayer & Eric Clapton

Premiere

Thursday, July 4 at 1am ET

Replay

Sunday, July 7 at 4pm ET

Dennis Diken  – Drummer of The Smithereens

Premiere

Monday, July 1 at 10pm ET

Alvin Taylor – Drummer for George Harrison, Elton John & Eric Clapton

Replay

Thursday, July 4 at 7am ET


8 Songs A Week

It’s a special birthday playlist dedicated to Ringo. Which song with Ringo on lead vocals did fans vote as their favorite? Find out this week!

Premiere

Friday, July 5 at 2pm ET

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 2am and 10am ET

Sunday, July 7 at 1pm ET


Ringo’s Magical Maxi Concert

We’re celebrating Ringo’s birthday with the greatest Ringo concert you’ve never heard. Don’t miss 30 minutes of his hits, featuring songs by The Beatles, as well live performances by Ringo himself.

Premiere

Friday, July 5 at 3pm ET

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 9pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 4am and 10am ET


Fab Fourum

Hosts Dennis Elsas and Bill Flanagan present a birthday tribute to Ringo Starr, celebrating with legendary drummers Max Weinberg and Carmine Appice. In addition, they will discuss other aspects of Ringo’s career, such as his acting, work as a session musician, his friendship with George Harrison, The All Starr Band and much more!

Premiere

Wednesday, July 3 at 9pm ET

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 7am ET

Sunday, July 7 at 6pm ET


Breakfast With The Beatles

Host Chris Carter features 3 hours of Ringo songs on his morning show!

Premiere

Friday, July 5 from 8am to 11am ET


Dark Horse Radio

Host Laura Cantrell celebrates the 50th anniversary of Ringo’s 29th birthday, when he was in the studio recording “Here Comes the Sun” in 1969.

Premiere

Thursday, July 4 at 3pm ET 

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 11pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 4pm ET

Tuesday, July 9 at 1am ET

Wednesday, July 10 at noon ET


Northern Songs

Host Bill Flanagan devotes his entire show to playing an hour of Ringo taking the lead with The Beatles — from “Yellow Submarine” to “Good Night” to “Boys”!

Premiere

Monday, July 1 at 11pm ET

Replays

Friday, July 5 at midnight ET

Saturday, July 6 at 7pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 6am ET

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