Rick SpringfieldStarship featuring Mickey Thomas, Greg Kihn
Thursday, July 25 8:00 PM
Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power- pop of the ’80s, a Grammy winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” "I've Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.” He’s an accomplished actor who has starred opposite Meryl Streep in the feature film “Ricki and the Flash,” gave a chameleonic performance as the creepy Dr. Pitlor in HBO’s prestige drama “True Detective,” earned great reviews for his portrayal of Lucifer on the CW hit “Supernatural” and most recently played Pastor Charles on “American Horror Story.” In 2014, Springfield was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located around the corner from the first apartment he lived in when he first arrived in the U.S. from Australia in 1971. Rick’s upcoming album “Orchestrating My Life" which is due out April 2019.
Starship featuring Mickey Thomas
Mickey Thomas is the owner of the soaring voice that propelled Starship through the decades of the 80’s and 90’s. With his soulful and compelling vocals, Mickey has established himself as one of Rock Music’s most recognizable stars. In 1979, Mickey’s joined the Jefferson Starship as lead vocalist, after the departure of Grace Slick and Marty Balin. Backed by the power of Mickey's vocals, Jefferson Starship immediately scored a #1 hit with “Jane”. With this new sound and powerful new vocals, the group was renamed Starship and continued to record an amazing string of hits including “No Way Out”, “We Built This City “and “Sara.” Moreover, every Starship album released since 1979 has gone Gold, Platinum, or Multi-Platinum. Material covered in Starship’s live performance ranges from Mickey's tenure with The Elvin Bishop Band and Starship, as well as songs from his two solo albums. Mickey will be backed by the band Starship featuring:
Jeff Adams – Bass | John Roth – Guitar | Phil Bennett – Keyboards | Darrell Verdusco – Drums | Stephanie Calvert - Vocals
As a pioneer with the legendary Beserkley Records, Greg Kihn helped write the book on revolutionary west coast rock and roll. He’s toured the world, had hit records, and has won several awards for his hit songs “Jeopardy”, “Break Up Song” and “Lucky”. Greg recently obtained the rights to all his old recordings and has re-released his entire catalogue. In support of these releases and his NEW album “ReKihndled”, the iconic San Francisco Bay area rocker, radio personality and author has been going out with the Greg Kihn Band across the country.