The Wombats and Dave Stewart also to perform
Ringo Starr is set to kick of Liverpool’s year-long celebrations for being crowned European Capital Of Culture tonight (January 11).
The legendary former Beatles drummer will perform a new song on top of St George’s Hall in Liverpool city centre.
The ceremony starts at 8pm GMT and is expected to attract around 30,000 people. The show is expected to last for around 40 minutes.
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