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

Ringo Starr

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.

See the full broadcast schedule below.


Ringo Starr Peace & Love Birthday DJ Set

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

Live Premiere

Friday, July 5 at 11 am ET

Replays

Friday, July 5 at 10 pm ET

Saturday, July 6 at 3 pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 11 am and 9 pm ET

Wednesday, July 10 at midnight ET

Thursday, July 11 at 1 pm ET


Richard Marx Guest DJ

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

Premiere

Friday, July 5 at 4 pm ET

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 11 am ET

Sunday, July 7 at 3 pm ET

Tuesday, July 9 at 10 pm ET

Thursday, July 11 at 3 am 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 11 pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 2 pm ET

Peter Criss – Original drummer of KISS

Premiere

Tuesday, July 2 at 6 am ET

Replays

Friday, July 5 at 2 am ET

Sunday, July 7 at 5 am ET

Simon Kirke Drummer of Bad Company & Free

Premiere

Tuesday, July 2 at 6 pm ET

Replay

Saturday, July 6 at 4 am ET

Tico Torres – Drummer of Bon Jovi

Premiere

Wednesday, July 3 at 2 pm ET

Replay

Saturday, July 6 at 4 pm ET

Denny Seiwell – Original drummer of Wings

Premiere

Thursday, July 4 at 1 am ET

Replay

Sunday, July 7 at 4 pm ET

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

Premiere

Thursday, July 4 at 1 am ET

Replay

Sunday, July 7 at 4 pm ET

Dennis Diken  – Drummer of The Smithereens

Premiere

Monday, July 1 at 10 pm ET

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

Replay

Thursday, July 4 at 7 am 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 favourite? Find out this week!

Premiere

Friday, July 5 at 2 pm ET

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 2 am and 10 am ET

Sunday, July 7 at 1 pm 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 3 pm ET

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 9 pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 4 am and 10 am 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 9 pm ET

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 7 am ET

Sunday, July 7 at 6 pm ET


Breakfast With The Beatles

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

Premiere

Friday, July 5 from 8 am to 11 am 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 3 pm ET 

Replays

Saturday, July 6 at 11 pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 4 pm ET

Tuesday, July 9 at 1 am 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 11 pm ET

Replays

Friday, July 5 at midnight ET

Saturday, July 6 at 7 pm ET

Sunday, July 7 at 6 am ET

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