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May 23, 2013
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Jefferson Starship lands at Harrah's

Rock-band Jefferson Starship is coming to Stateline this weekend, playing the South Shore Room at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Sunday.

A follow-up to iconic psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship has been rocking audiences worldwide since the early ‘70s. The name was first used on “Blows Against the Empire,” a 1970 concept album recorded by Jefferson Airplane member Paul Kantner with numerous guest musicians, including Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane.

The band has gone through numerous personnel changes over the years, reemerging in 1992 as Jefferson Starship — The Next Generation. The group has since continued touring and recording, although it dropped “The Next Generation” from its moniker shortly after reforming.

Jefferson Starship’s current lineup is Kantner (guitar, vocals), David Freiberg (vocals, guitar, bass, keys), Donny Baldwin (drums, vocals), Mark Aguilar (guitar), Chris Smith (keyboards, synthesizers) and Cathy Richardson (vocals, guitar, harmonica).

Josh Sweigert, Lake Tahoe Action

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated May 24, 2013 11:41AM Published May 23, 2013 11:35PM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.