Dark Star Jubilee Announces Complete Festival Lineup

Article Contributed by Dark Star Orchestra | Published on Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Dark Star Orchestra announced today six additional performers to complete the lineup for its 11th annual Dark Star Jubilee music festival. New acts on the bill include Keller Williams’ Grateful Gospel featuring John Kadlecik, Doom Flamingo, Sam Grisman Project and more.

They join a stacked Jubilee lineup featuring 16 acts anchored by three headlining shows of two sets each from Dark Star Orchestra along with sets from returning acts Greensky Bluegrass, Melvin Seals & JGB, Holly Bowling while welcoming in new performers Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country, Jennifer Hartswick Band, Doom Flamingo and more.

Happening May 24 - 26, 2024 at Legend Valley Concert Venue and Campground in Thornville, Ohio, approximately 30 miles east of Columbus, the complete lineup for the Dark Star Jubilee 2023 features:

* = artists just announced

Dark Star Orchestra (3 Nights / 6 Sets)

Greensky Bluegrass

Melvin Seals & JGB

* Keller Williams’ Grateful Gospel featuring John Kadlecik

Daniel Donato's Cosmic Country

* Doom Flamingo

* Sam Grisman Project

Jennifer Hartswick Band

Jeff Mattson & Friends

* Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Rumpke Mountain Boys

Holly Bowling

Pimps Of Joytime

* Doc Robinson


* Dino English Presents Vitamin A

Additionally, Grateful Guitars Foundation is bringing four historical, Grateful Dead played guitars including Jerry Garcia’s Alligator and the Martin D-28 acoustic Garcia used when recording American Beauty to this year’s Dark Star Jubilee. GGF is a 501(c)3 non-profit that obtains world class musical instruments for talented players to carry on the jam band tradition and has begun an initiative to fund music in schools, is thrilled to present Jerry’s guitars for live performance at the Jubilee.
Produced by All Good Presents, the event’s creation is rooted in a band-curated continuation of the ongoing celebration of the music of the Grateful Dead, as the Dark Star Jubilee has become a Midwest tradition for kicking off the summer season with three-nights of music, camping and community.

Dark Star Jubilee Early Bird tickets are available now before tickets jump to the Tier 1 levels on Monday, December 11 at 11:59 pm ET.

Dark Star Jubilee festival GA & VIP tickets, RV passes along with complete festival details are available at DarkStarJubilee.com.