Sunday, December 11th, 2016
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
THE AIRPLANE FAMILY & FRIENDS have announced 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 another Airplane 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 "Who's Who" of `The Summer of Love's' 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.