THE AIRPLANE FAMILY & FRIENDS with LIVE DEAD 69

Elko Concerts presents

THE AIRPLANE FAMILY & FRIENDS with LIVE DEAD 69

Thu, December 15, 2016

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Rex Theater

$45.00 - $50.00

Tickets not Available

seated show

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THE AIRPLANE FAMILY & FRIENDS with LIVE DEAD 69
THE AIRPLANE FAMILY & FRIENDS with LIVE DEAD 69
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE AIRPLANE FAMILY & FRIENDS with LIVE DEAD 69 Announce Inaugural tour dates Heralding the 50th Anniversary ofSomebody To Love,White Rabbitand The Summer of LoveHollywood, CA (Sept. 28, 2016) —THE AIRPLANE FAMILY & FRIENDS haveannounced a major personnel addition: Mike Falzarano was a member of Jefferson Airplane spinoff Hot Tuna in the 1980s. In recent years he helped forge and lead a resurgent, acclaimed iteration of Grateful Dead spinoff, The New Riders Of The Purple Sage. THE AIRPLANE FAMILY reunites Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna and Grateful Dead alumni – with musical luminaries –comprising a veritable Whos Who of The Summer of Loves legendary musicians, and introducing 2 sensational vocalists. The halcyon era performers are: Darby Slick, composer of Somebody To Love, who launched the career of Grace Slick in his band The Great Society before she joined Jefferson Airplane in 1966. Peter Kaukonen, a founding member of both Hot Tuna & Jefferson Starship, and a member of Jefferson Airplane with his brother Jorma. Prairie Prince, Jefferson Starship drummer (1992-2007), also co-founded The Tubes, regularly tours with Todd Rundgren; and, is a world famous Artist & designer. Slick Aguilar, Jefferson Starship lead guitarist (1992-2015), also David Crosby (1983-1986) & Kantner, Balin, Casady Band. Eva Avila, acclaimed Canadian Idol winner, actress & star of the acclaimed production The Wall Live Extravaganza makes her U.S. debut reprising Grace Slick’s vocal repertoire. Joli Valenti, son of Dino Valenti, sings Marty Balin’s timeless parts & brings selections from Quicksilver Messenger Service who often shared the bill with The Dead & Airplane back in the Fillmore era. Also appearing is LIVE DEAD 69 comprised of original Grateful Dead pianist Tom Constanten, who played all the keyboards on the original Live Dead recording; and, Mark Karan, lead guitarist with Bob Weirs Rat Dog and The Other Ones, which featured every other surviving Grateful Dead member. Live Dead 69 shall perform the classic Live Dead (recorded in 1969) in its entirety for the first
Venue Information:
Rex Theater
1602 E. Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15203
http://www.rextheater.net