Starship featuring Mickey Thomas will perform at Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City on Saturday, December 30 at 8 p.m. Adult admission tickets are $35, $45, and $75.
Mickey Thomas joined Jefferson Starship in 1979. Mickey’s voice had become legendary after recording “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” with the Elvis Bishop Band and he was planning to launch a solo career. Jefferson Starship quickly proved to be the right decision as they recorded their first hit, “Jane,” almost immediately after getting together.
In 1985, Starship released the album that would come to define the eighties, Knee Deep in the Hoopla. Featuring two #1 hits – “We Built This City” and “Sara” – the album reached #7 on Billboard and went platinum.
Starship followed up their initial success with another #1 single, “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now,” featured on the soundtrack for Mannequin. As Starship continued to reach the top of the charts, MTV infiltrated pop culture and the band released videos for all their hits that are still popular today. Starship music is featured in the soundtracks for “Rock of Ages,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Skeleton Twins,” and the TV series “Glee.”
See Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas live, only at Margaritaville. Tickets start at $35 and are on sale now via Ticketmaster. Tickets are also available at the Margaritaville Retail Store.