Dark Star Orchestra

DSO High School Expanded Curriculum

The members of Dark Star Orchestra have expanded the curriculum for the first ever DSO High School Retreat!

Dark Star Jubilee 2013 | Review & Photos

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

Great South Bay Music Fest Features DSO, Infamous Stringdusters

The Great South Bay Music Festival is the largest three day, “American Themed” music, art & cultural family event on Long Island. Featuring over 50 musical artists on 4 stages, and presenting top name, as well as local emerging artists in contemporary & classic rock, jazz, jam-band, country, folk, zydeco, funk and all types of American music.

Dark Star Orchestra's Founding Member Kevin Rosen Leaving the Band

As the pre-eminent Grateful Dead spirit band, and after 15 years together, Dark Star Orchestra will eclipse the 2200 show mark later this month; and for perspective, the Grateful Dead did 2315 shows in 30 years. Bassist Kevin Rosen is the longest running member of Dark Star Orchestra having performed over 2000 of the bands live shows since forming the group with a four-night stand at Martyrs’ in Chicago in November 1997.

2013 Dark Star Jubilee | Preview

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 Don

Dark Star Orchestra | Showbox at the Market | 4/20/2013 | Review

Past the effulgent cherry red and puke green neon sign delineating Pike Place Market, through a perennial shower of raindrops and mist, and under a vertical column of winking, blinking marquee lights is Seattle's historic Showbox at the Market.  Founded way back in '39 and still going strong, the Showbox ballroom has draw many of the greatest musicians and performers of all time.  Name any artist or band, and they've probably graced the Showbox with their tunes and presence. Duke Ellington? Check. Muddy Waters?

Dark Star Orchestra Returns to Negril with Jam in the Sand 2014

Finishing up their Spring West Coast tour this weekend in Seattle on 4/20, Dark Star Orchestra today announce plans for the 2nd annual Jam in the Sand event. This all-inclusive weekend will be held at the Breezes Grand Resort & Spa in Negril, Jamaica from February 28 to March 4, 2014. A limited amount of Jam in the Sand packages are available now – with complete details available at http://www.dsojaminthesand.com.

Just Announced: Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue @ Fox Theatre

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue at the Fox Theatre on Friday, June 21st, 2013.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm for $9.00 in advance and $11.00 day of show.
 
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Dark Star Orchestra | Ogden Theater | 3/30/2013 | Review/Photos

The date was March 30th, 2013. Or was it October 9th, 1977? Either way, the city of Denver held camp to the throngs of Deadheads along Colfax. On our way into McNichols Arena, I mean The Ogden Theater; there was a buzz in the air that only a live concert can produce.

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Trifecta of Dark Star Orchestra Announcements

Fresh in from its debut international Jam in the Sand festival in Negril, Jamaica, Dark Star Orchestra announces today the offering of yet another intimate experience for its fans. ‘DSO High School’ is a week-long retreat at Full Moon Resort in the Catskills August 5 – 9 offering an exclusive curriculum with workshops, activities, lessons as well as three Dark Star Orchestra shows. DSO takes you back to school as part of the Music Masters Camp series where educational, recreational and artistic workshops fill the days and nights including such ‘classwork’ as: 

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