Dark Star Orchestra
As Dark Star Orchestra plows towards nearly 3000 shows performed over 21 years (current count: 2870), today announce plans for its Summer tour. This eastern-US-focused tour features three announced historical recreations, where DSO will be performing two sets from 1979 and one from 1989. Summer Tour concludes with the recently-announced Dark Star’s Pisgah Jubilee, a two-night festival at the Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain, NC featuring four sets of DSO over two nights plus special guests Peter Rowan, Midnight North, The Lil Smokies and more.
Fresh off their seventh Jam in the Sand Festival on the beaches of Jamaica, Dark Star Orchestra today announces the second leg of their Spring Tour. The band continues their spot-on Grateful Dead set recreations this May with a pair of multiple night stands while focusing on the Northeast.
Eclipsing 2850 live performances on their recent Fall Tour, Dark Star Orchestra has announced another slew of dates for 2019. Focusing on the American Southeast, the tour has the band performing five shows in Florida before weaving north and hitting key spots in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina & Alabama. The spring tour punctuates the band’s 2019 plans even further.
DSO Spring 2019 Tour Dates:
3/28 - St. Petersburg, FL - Jannus Live
Today Dark Star Orchestra announces the first stateside dates for 2019, following the return from their seventh annual, Jam in the Sand festival, happening January 15-19 in Runaway Bay, Jamaica. The dozen plus dates of the West Coast tour begin February 7 in Seattle and wind down through Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona before ending at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on February 23.
Winter Tour 2019:
Feb 7 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox At the Market
Performing to critical acclaim celebrating their 20th anniversary year in 2017 and over 2600 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the Dead's extensive catalog and the talent of these seven fine musicians. On any given night, the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead's 30 years of extensive touring or use their catalog to program a unique set list for the show. This allows fans both young and old to share in the experience.
The “Day of the Dead” Celebration believes that on every 2nd of November, the gateway between Mictlan, the ancient Aztec Land of the Dead, and our world opens so we may celebrate with our lost loved ones for one special time of year. Now the Ninth Annual Florida “Day of the Dead” introduces “Night of the Dead” which takes the celebration to a whole new level the following day and creates an exciting atmosphere of music and dance.
Following a packed summer featuring the band’s debut at Red Rocks Amphitheater and their seventh annual Dark Star Jubilee festival, Dark Star Orchestra announces today their plans to end 2018 with a four-date Cosmic New Year’s tour, ringing in 2019 at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ. These dates announced today pair with the band’s 16-date, second-leg of their Fall Tour.
This weekend the John Kadlecik Band celebrates Jerry Garcia's birthday with a couple of shows: tonight at the Hamilton in Washington, DC, and Saturday at Bear's Picnic Music Festival in Blain, PA! This JKB run will feature Jay Lane, Benjie Porecki, and Wavy Dave and will be putting extra focus on the music of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead. Feed your belly (and your head) and bring your dancing shoes!