JEFFERSON STARSHIP: Honoring the Airplane’s 50th Anniversary in 2015 Shows
The first Jefferson Airplane show was August 13th, 1965, in San Francisco.
Jefferson Starship plans to honor its predecessor band’s 50th anniversary in their 2015 tour dates. The set list for shows beginning January 16th in Belleville, Ontario, will include such Airplane classics as “Somebody To Love,” “White Rabbit” and “Volunteers.”
Jefferson Airplane’s debut show was on August 13, 1965, at the Matrix nightclub in San Francisco. Grace Slick, who joined the following year as featured vocalist, is retired since 1989. Cathy Richardson handles her vocal parts. Both Paul Kantner and David Freiberg were members of both bands and still appear regularly with Starship.