Mark Rivera (Ringo Starr's All Star Band) Interview
By: Thom Jennings
Friday, June 29, 2012
Mark has toured or recorded with artists like Foreigner, Billy Joel, Elton John, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, and Simon & Garfunkel. Early in 2007, Mark took pleasure in leading a UK concert celebrating the life of Jim Capaldi, founding member and drummer of Traffic. At Shea Stadium in 2008, Mark Joined Billy Joel for his "Last play at Shea" show. at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Anniversary celebration, he was honored to back Bruce Springsteen. On July 7th 2010, he was asked by longtime friend Joe Walsh to put together a band to celebrate Ringo Starr's 70th birthday. A band that featured Sir Paul McCartney who joined Ringo on the finale.
Mark seems to have the magic touch with everything he does and this is his first stint in the Ringo Starr All Star band. Mark was a very interesting interview and lets it fly with us on BackstageAxxess.com.
We would like to thank Jennifer Murphy from the Fallsview Casino for setting up the interview with Steve. For more information on the Ringo Starr All Star Band, please go to: Ringo Starr All Star Band..
For more information on Mark in general, please go to: Mark Rivera.