Jefferson Airplane 50th Anniversary Celebration At Lockn

While most talk of 50th anniversaries this year has revolved around the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane also celebrates the milestone in 2015. The latest Lockn’ Festival lineup announcement reveals that co-founding members Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, along with other musicians, who present a special tribute set at the festival in honor of Jefferson Airplane’s 50th anniversary. Lockn’ takes place at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia September 10 -13.

Jorma and Jack will be joined by the husband and wife duo of Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams as well as former Saturday Night Live guitarist GE Smith and Rachael Price of Lake Street Dive for the special set with other guests to be announced soon. The Jefferson Airplane tribute set comes in addition to a previously announced Hot Tuna Acoustic set from Kaukonen and Casady.

Tickets for Lockn’ are on sale now via the festival’s website. Check out the Lockn’ entry in our newly redesigned JamBase Festival Guide.

Current Lockn’ Festival ’15 Lineup

Anders Osborne, Fishbone, Galactic, Hot Tuna Acoustic, Jefferson Airplane Tribute, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe with Chuck Leavell, Keller Williams’ Grateful Gospel, Little Feat, Phil Lesh & Friends, Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, Slightly Stoopid, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Doobie Brothers, The Doobie Incident, The String Cheese Incident, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Umphrey’s McGee, Widespread Panic