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Approaching 2,000 shows...

Posted on: September 27, 2011

On Saturday November 19th we will reach a new milestone in the history of Dark Star Orchestra. Our 2000th show! Join us at The State Theatre in Ithaca for this epic occasion. We are excited to celebrate in a city so rich in both Grateful Dead and DSO lore as it was home to the legendary 5/8/77 Barton Hall show which DSO recreated on the 30th anniversary, 5/8/2007, which was declared Grateful Dead Day in the town of Ithaca.

Come celebrate with us!

Visit our TOUR DATES PAGE for a full listing of our upcoming shows.

Cosmic New Year's Run Announcement

Posted on: September 07, 2011

Join us as we close out 2011 with an epic east coast run of shows. On December 28 we drop into Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD to kick things off in Charm City. From there we bring the love to our brothers and sisters in Philadelphia at the Electric Factory with a Recreation of a Classic 3 Set show including acoustic and electric sets. Then we close things out with two nights at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ. On the 30th we will play a 3 Set Show kicking off with a an Acoustic Set. Our Cosmic NYE Celebration will feature Dark Star Orchestra Spanning the Decades... A 3-Set Show Recreating Classic Sets from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s.

Tickets to the 28th and 29th are available now via DSOtix.

Tickets for the 30th are available HERE and NYE tickets are available HERE

Roll Call! Please RSVP on Facebook and let us know we will see your shining face on our Cosmic NYE Run.

RSVP to 12/28
RSVP to 12/29
RSVP to 12/30-31

Visit our TOUR DATES PAGE for more complete tour info.

Happy Birthday Jerry

Posted on: August 01, 2011

Happy Birthday to our beloved Jerry! As Summer rolls on we are excited to announce our Fly Through the Night Fall Tour. With stops all over the east coast from Virginia to Maine we've got you covered with 2 night stands inold haunts like NYC and DC along with trips to some new venues the Fly Through the Night Fall tour will be a great ride.

Please visit our tour page for more info.

Merry Solstice

Posted on: June 21, 2011

Just in time for the start of the season, we’d like to announce our Last Rose of Summer Tour, which begins in September, and takes us through the warm sun of the Southwest. The Hearts of Summer Tour opens Friday with the inaugural show at Buffalo Place, and includes 3 nights in a row at Gratefulfest, where swimming and diving and fireworks and camping are woven together with music from some of our favorite acts including Keller Williams, Railroad Earth, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Rusted Root, Donna Jean Band, BoomBox, and more. Please visit our tour page for details on all and sundry.


North to the Future

Posted on: May 20, 2011

In August, we face our own Last Frontier of the Continental U.S. Yes, Dark Star Orchestra will be taking the long jump up the Klondike Coast: Anchorage, Denali, and Fairbanks, Alaska, playing Midnight Moonlight in the Land of the Midnight Sun. Visit the Tour Page for details. Better yet, build your foreign policy experience and come visit us there.



More Sun in the Sky, More Shows on Demand

Posted on: May 03, 2011

The next installment of great live downloads is up and available through our DSO OnDemand catalog. Would you like to own an acoustic show with rarely played songs (Mexicali Live 3/8)? Maybe you’d prefer an original set list (Ferguson Hall 2/12, The National 3/4), or a great one-drummer show from 1974 (Neighborhood Theater 2/5), or a classic from Spring ’77 (Egyptian Room 1/29). They’re all there – check them out here.



Into the Sun Spring Tour Begins Tomorrow

Posted on: April 28, 2011

Our tour kicks off tomorrow with a sold-out show at Irving Plaza. If you have tickets, we can’t wait to see you there! If you don’t, don’t worry – we’ll be playing all over the north east including Westbury, NY just a few days later. This run takes us all over the Northeast from Pennsylvania through New Hampshire – and a few more times in New York. Check out our tour page for details.

See ya on the road!


New Nugs Releases

Posted on: April 08, 2011

Check out the new additions to the DSOonDemand catalog! We have released last year's epic NYE show that included a rare acoustic set before recreating the GD show 12/31/76. Plus we are dropping some gems from the 2011 Southbound Winter tour including: 1/22 in Chicago, 1/26 in Detroit, 1/27 in Cleveland and 1/21 in Milwaukee.

Click HERE to see the full catalog.

Gratefulfest 12 Tickets On Sale Now

Posted on: March 30, 2011

We are stoked to announce the beginnings of another epic Gratefulfest. This year will feature 4 days and 3 nights of DSO plus sets from some of our favorite acts including Keller Williams, Railroad Earth, 7 Walkers featuring Bill Kreutzmann and Papa Mali, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Cornmeal, BoomBox, Donna Jean Band, David Gans and more. Tickets are only $95 and can be purchased through our fan club.

We hope you can join us as we celebrate 12 years at everyone’s favorite quarry, Nelson Ledges!

Rex Musical Caravan Benefit April 7: Black Tie-Dye Ball

Posted on: March 29, 2011

We are thrilled to return to the Great American for another Black Tie-Dye Ball in support of the Rex Foundation.

Rex Musical Caravan Benefit
Black Tie-Dye Ball with Dark Star Orchestra
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Great American Music Hall
San Francisco, CA

SOUND CHECK RECEPTION WITH CONCERT TICKETS: $100.00
Includes Sound Check party 6:00 – 8:00 with finger foods and drinks, along with concert ticket (All but $55 is a charitable contribution)
To order Reception and Concert Tickets call 415-561-3135 or download the ticket order form HERE.
Concert tickets are on-sale online HERE.
Hope to see you there!
For more information on the Rex Foundation, click HERE.