Celebrate Ringo Starr’s birthday with Peace and Love, plus exclusive specials on The Beatles Channel

This year, Ringo Starr will mark his 80th birthday with Peace and Love, and a little help from his friends at The Beatles Channel (Ch. 18). Don’t miss these birthday specials starting Tuesday, July 7.

In addition, celebrate Ringo’s milestone birthday with Ringo’s Big Birthday Show, featuring special performances and appearances from Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Ben Harper and Dave Grohl, Sheila E., Sheryl Crow, Gary Clark Jr., and many more, all to benefit Black Lives Matter Global Network, The David Lynch Foundation, MusiCares, and WaterAid. Learn more here.


Broadcast Schedule (all times ET)


Ringo Starr’s Favorite Drum Moments

Starting on his birthday, Ringo takes control of The Beatles Channel with a playlist of hand-selected songs by The Fab Four and more that feature some of his favorite drum moments.

Tuesday, July 7 at 3am, 11am, 3pm, and 8pm

Wednesday, July 8 at 12am

Thursday, July 9 at 1pm

Friday, July 10 at 3pm

Saturday, July 11 at 11am

Sunday, July 12 at 12am


Breakfast With The Beatles

Rise and shine with some Breakfast With The Beatles on Ringo’s birthday. To celebrate, host Chris Carter will feature three full hours of “Starr Time.”

Tuesday, July 7 at 8am to 11am


Richard Marx Guest DJ

Singer, songwriter, and former member of Ringo’s All-Starr Band Richard Marx will host a special Guest DJ show as he shares some of his favorite songs and stories celebrating the birthday of his dear friend, Ringo Starr.

Tuesday, July 7 at 1pm


Magical Ringo Maxi Concert

Say hello to a special birthday compilation of live Ringo hits — both with The Beatles and solo — assembled into a magical, 30-minute concert.

Tuesday, July 7 at 4pm


Dark Horse Radio

In this special edition of Dark Horse Radio — the weekly show dedicated to George Harrison’s music, influences, and more — host Laura Cantrell will explore Harrison and Starr’s musical friendship.

Wednesday, July 8 at 12pm

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