Jefferson Starship landing at the Newton Theatre

| 14 Jun 2012 | 12:38

    NEWTON —Jefferson Starship will be performing at the Newton Theatre on Saturday, June 23, at 8 p.m. Individual tickets are on sale at $47 for premium seats, $42 for orchestra seats and $37 for balcony seats. Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling the box office at 973-383-3700.

    The band, descended from Jefferson Airplane, is set to perform their 2,000th concert since they first soared in 1974 following the 1972 dissolution of Jefferson Airplane.

    Created by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Jefferson Airplane founder Paul Kantner, and David Freiberg, a former Jefferson Airplane member, Jefferson Starship 2012 features Grammy nominated lead vocalist Cathy Richardson who starred on Broadway in “Love, Janis.”

    Joining Richardson, Freiberg and Kantner is longtime lead guitarist Slick Aguilar who has been with the band for 20 years and toured with David Crosby before that, drummer Donny Baldwin, who appeared on many of the band’s classic recordings and also toured with Jerry Garcia Band, and keyboardist/bassist Chris Smith who joined the band in 1998 after years with The Supremes.

    The band continues to perform their iconic repertoire of hits spanning all eras of their existence, including “Jane,” “Somebody To Love,” “Miracles,” “White Rabbit,” “Volunteers,” “Count On Me” and more.

    For more information, call the box office at 973-383-3700.