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We're Headed to WasFest! 

WasFest is a brand new music festival is coming to Boston this Month! Curated by legendary musician-producer Don Was, WasFest is a celebration of collaboration and creativity where an all-star lineup of artists perform unique sets that often feature the album of another musician, Dark Star Orchestra is performing The Grateful Dead's November 14, 1978 Boston Music Hall Show  at the Wang Theatre Friday, June 23 at 7:30pm. 

Tickets are still available here.

DSO Jubilee This Weekend! 

The only chance to catch Jeff Mattson & Friends this Spring is at the 10th annual Dark Star Jubilee!  Meet us this weekend, May 26-28, at beautiful Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio and there's still time to save on the gate price by clicking here. This family-friendly event is one of our all-time favorites and we can't wait to see you there!

Jam In The Sand Returns! 

Come join us and spend your evenings under the stars with Dark Star Orchestra as we perform 2-sets on the beach for 3 Nights plus an afternoon Sunshine Set on the remaining day! As if that wasn’t enough, Jam in the Sand will host shows by friends and very special guests Melvin Seals and JGB plus sets by Circles Around The Sun and Donna The Buffalo!

Spend your days on the beach enjoying everything the all-inclusive resort has to offer including stunning ocean views, landscaped gardens and pools scattered throughout the property. The adults-only resort features a variety of restaurants, pleasant bar settings and daily activities as part of your package. Come celebrate and be a part of this band and fan favorite experience where everyone is treated like a VIP!

Pre-Sale for all returning guests from JITS 10:

Tuesday, May 16 @ 10am EST

Pre-Sale for all returning guests from JITS 1 through 9:

Wednesday, May 17 @ 10am EST

​ Public On Sale:

Thursday, May 18 @ 10am EST

Visit the Jam In The Sand​ website for more info.

DSO Spring Tour Kicks Off This Week! 

💥 Spring Tour! 💥
DSO Spring Tour kicks off May 12 at The Senate in Columbia, SC followed by our debut at The Refinery in Charleston, SC.  We then return to familiar stages at The Ritz in Raleigh, NC, Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington, NC, and The NorVa in Norfolk, VA.
The tour wraps up with a pair of shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY and a Sunday night at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA. The bus then heads to Legend Valley for our tenth Dark Star Jubilee over Memorial Day weekend and the only Jeff Mattson & Friends appearance of the season!
 

Tickets are on sale now with information for each show available on our tour dates page.
Dark Star Orchestra Spring Tour 2023
Fri, April 21 - Skull & Roses Festival - Ventrua, CA
Fri, May 12 - The Senate - Columbia, SC
Sat, May 13 - The Refinery - Charleston, SC
Sun, May 14 - The Ritz - Raleigh, NC
Tue, May 16 - Greenfield Lake Amphitheater - Wilmington, NC
Wed, May 17 - The NorVa - Norfolk, VA
Fri, May 19 - The Capitol Theatre - Port Chester, NY
Sat, May 20 - The Capitol Theatre - Port Chester, NY
Sun, May 21 - Penn's Peak - Jim Thorpe, PA
Fri, May 26 - Dark Star Jubilee - Thornville, OH
Sat, May 27 - Dark Star Jubilee - Thornville, OH
Sun, May 28 - Dark Star Jubilee - Thornville, OH

DSO Summer Tour - 1st Dates Are Here 

Did someone say SUMMER? 🌹💀🌞💀🌹
The first DSO Summer Tour dates have arrived with a nation-spanning hop from two nights in Asheville, NC to California then to our debut in Carbondale, Colorado for an ALC Foundation Benefit Concert.  Additional dates will be announced so stay tuned! 
Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 AM local time and you can find the full details on the DSO website!

Announcing DSO Spring Tour 2023 

💥 Spring Tour! 💥
After the DSO appearance at the Skull & Roses Festival, DSO Spring Tour kicks off May 12 at The Senate in Columbia, SC followed by our debut at The Refinery in Charleston, SC.  We then return to familiar stages at The Ritz in Raleigh, NC, Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington, NC, and The NorVa in Norfolk, VA.
The tour wraps up with a pair of shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY and a Sunday night at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA. The bus then heads to Legend Valley for our tenth Dark Star Jubilee over Memorial Day weekend and the only Jeff Mattson & Friends appearance of the season!
 

Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 17 with information for each show available on our tour dates page.
Dark Star Orchestra Spring Tour 2023
Fri, April 21 - Skull & Roses Festival - Ventrua, CA
Fri, May 12 - The Senate - Columbia, SC
Sat, May 13 - The Refinery - Charleston, SC
Sun, May 14 - The Ritz - Raleigh, NC
Tue, May 16 - Greenfield Lake Amphitheater - Wilmington, NC
Wed, May 17 - The NorVa - Norfolk, VA
Fri, May 19 - The Capitol Theatre - Port Chester, NY
Sat, May 20 - The Capitol Theatre - Port Chester, NY
Sun, May 21 - Penn's Peak - Jim Thorpe, PA
Fri, May 26 - Dark Star Jubilee - Thornville, OH
Sat, May 27 - Dark Star Jubilee - Thornville, OH
Sun, May 28 - Dark Star Jubilee - Thornville, OH

DSO Winter Tour East Starts This Week! 

We'll see you soon:

March 9 - Red Bank, NJ - Count Basie Center for the Arts

March 10 & 11 - Albany, NY - The Palace Theatre 

March 13 - Hartford, CT - Infinity Hall Hartford

March 15 & 16 - Rutland, VT - Paramount Theatre

March 17 - Wilkes-Barre, PA - F.M. Kirby Center

March 18 - Ellicottville, NY - The Rail Rider Jamboree 

All Tickets On Sale Now!