Reno/Sparks, Nev. – Mickey Thomas is the owner of a soaring voice that propelled Starship through the decades of the 80’s and 90’s. With his soulful and compelling vocals, Thomas is established as one of rock music’s most recognizable stars. See Thomas with Starship, one night, March 20, in the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga's Nugget.
Thomas made his mark in 1976 as lead vocalist on the mega-hit “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” with The Elvin Bishop Band. In 1979, Thomas joined the Jefferson Starship as lead vocalist, after the departure of Grace Slick and Marty Balin. Backed by the power of Thomas’ 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”, “Sara”, and an Oscar Nomination for the #1 hit “Nothing Gonna Stop Us Now" from the movie, “Mannequin”. Other top hits included “Find Your Way Back”, “Stranger”, “Laying It On The Line”, and “It’s Not Over Till It’s Over” which became Major League Baseball’s theme in 1987.
Moreover, every Starship album released since 1979 has gone Gold, Platinum, or multi-Platinum. Material covered in Starship’s current live performance ranges from Thomas’ tenure with Elvin Bishop and Starship, as well as songs from his two solo albums.
Mickey Thomas with Starship plays one night, Friday, March 20, in the Celebrity Showroom at 8 p.m. Tickets are just $32 and are available by calling (800) 648-1177 or (775) 356-3300 or click here.
Dinner and show packages are available. “Do The Nugget Tonight!”