For the third year in a row I had the honor to attend one of my favorite events all year. There is nothing else in this world that can put a smile on my face quite like a familiar Grateful Dead tune can. This year at Dark Star Jubilee was just as beautiful as the last three. I couldn’t have picked a better way to spend my Memorial Day weekend. As I walked through the gates, and to the top of the ridge of the pine trees, I remembered what it was like to feel at home.
Dark Star Jubilee
The seasons have turned. The sun is warm the sky is blue, and even the grass is getting green. This can only mean one thing. It's almost summer. What better way to get rid of that winter blues then to bring in the summer with one of the best festivals of the the season? In just over a week, for Memorial day weekend, Dark Star Orchestra gathers the best of the Midwest for a Jubilee.
For each of the next 3 weeks we'll give you the heads up on the order of bands for each day, Friday, Saturday, then Sunday. This will get you prepped for the flow of the music that you will experience at the Jubilee. We are thrilled to have so many great acts join the celebration. So it's Friday, May 23 and you've got your "Ship of Fools" together (see below for contest), you are finishing your pack of supplies, food and party favors to get you through the weekend and you are off to the races.
Dark Star Orchestra and All Good Presents announce today the return of Dark Star Jubilee to Legend Valley in Thornville, OH, just 30 minutes east of Columbus, on Memorial Day Weekend May 23-25.
Hosted and curated by Dark Star Orchestra, world-renowned re-creators of the Grateful Dead live experience, this third annual Jubilee festival features these artists:
Dark Star Orchestra (3 nights)
Yonder Mountain String Band
Dark Star Orchestra, the world’s preeminent Grateful Dead band, announce today the date and location for its third annual Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival & Campout. Held May 23 – 26, 2014 at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, the site of five legendary Grateful Dead shows in the 80s & 90s, DSO returns to headline three nights of their signature event.
All Good Presents and Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra hosted their second annual Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival over the Memorial Day weekend, and from the turnout, it seemed that the challenge made at 2012’s festival by emcee “Toast” was met by the fans of 2012’s Jubilee, where attendees and fans of the band were asked to “Bring a friend or two to next year’s (2013) Jubilee to m
The 2nd Annual Dark Star Jubilee, All Good Presents first festival of the 2013 season, has been scheduled for May 24th-26th, featuring three full shows by renowned Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra and performances by Mickey Hart Band, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Wailers, Melvin Seals and JGB, The Werks, and Donna Jean Godchaux Band, to na
Dark Star Orchestra and All Good Presents announced today that the Dark Star Jubilee will be returning on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, to Legend Valley in Thornville, OH, just 30 minutes east of Columbus.
Summer's Here and the Time is Right to get your tickets to the Jubilee. They're dancin' in Columbus, Down in Cincinatti, Up in Cleveland...All we need is music sweet music. There'll be music all day long, there'll be swingin' swayin' great bands playin and dancin to the beats. This is an invitation across the nation, a chance for the folks to meet, there'll be laughin' and singin' and music swingin' at a place that can't be beat.
Dark Star Orchestra has been gearing up for their inaugural Dark Star Jubilee Festival, taking place in Thornville, Ohio, August 31st - September 2nd, 2012. In prepartion for the Jubilee, DSO has compiled a Dark Star Jubilee FAQ:
What are the camping options?