Starship featuring Mickey Thomas cancels Westside Summerfest appearance

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Just days before the event, Westside Summerfest has lost its headliner.

Starship, featuring Mickey Thomas, announced Monday that Thomas ruptured a disk in his back and will have to undergo surgery. The city calls the news an unfortunate circumstance but says it will allow more local talent to be showcased.

Tuesday, the city announced local reggae and rock band “Reviva” has been booked for the event. Summerfest is this Saturday at Ventana Ranch Community Park.

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