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Starship to play DiamondJacks Resort-Casino on August 24

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Eighties rock band, Starship will take center stage at DiamondJacks Legends Theatre on Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m.

Starship has had more than 30 years of numerous hit songs, including, “We Built This City”, “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” and “Sara”.

In 1979, Mickey Thomas joined Paul Kantner to form Jefferson Starship. Almost immediately after getting together, they recorded their first hit, “Jane.” The band name changed to Starship after Paul Kantner left in 1984. Just one year later, in 1985, Starship released the decade’s biggest rock anthem “We Built this City.” Starship disbanded in 1988 when Grace Slick left the band, but Mickey Thomas took the reins in 1992 and has been touring relentlessly since.

Tickets start at $25 and may be purchased at www.diamondjacks.com or by calling (318) 678-7695. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Subject to availability.

DiamondJacks Casino & Resort is owned and operated by Legends Gaming, LLC and features a hotel with over 500 hotel rooms, over 1,000 slot machines, 27 table games, 3 restaurants, fitness center, outdoor pool, meeting/convention space, and a full-service RV park.