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DSO Winter Tour Coming Soon! Tickets On Sale Now! 

DSO Winter Tour 2023 - Tickets On Sale Now!

We are thrilled to kick off our 2023 dates on the Western part of America at some of our favorite towns and venues THIS WEEK:

Thu, Jan 26 - Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ

Fri, Jan 27 - The Novo - Los Angeles, CA

Sat, Jan 28 - Observatory North Park - San Diego, CA

Tue, Jan 31 - Fremont Theatre - San Luis Obispo, CA

Thu, Feb 2 - Crest Theatre - Sacramento, CA

Fri, Feb 3 - The Warfield Theatre - San Francisco, CA

Sat, Feb 4 - The Warfield Theatre - San Francisco, CA

Sun, Feb 5 - Harrah's Lake Tahoe South Shore Room - Stateline, NV

Tue, Feb 7 - The Depot - Salt Lake City, UT

Thu, Feb 9 - Belly Up - Aspen, CO

Thu, Feb 10 - 10 Mile Music Hall - Frisco, CO

Sat, Feb 11 - Mission Ballroom - Denver, CO

Announcing Dark Star Orchestra Winter Tour East!  

Announcing Dark Star Orchestra Winter Tour East! 

We're thrilled to share a new series of dates on the Eastern side of our fine nation kicking off this March! 

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 

Tickets on sale this Friday, January 13 at 10 AM ET!

See You Later, Alligator 

Thanks again to Alex Jordan for having me out to recreate 8/1/73 - Alligator's last show - as part of his Grateful Thursdays residency at Redwood City's Club Fox, and to Andy Logan for his incredible generosity in sharing Alligator with us.  Can't wait to do it again!

 

Hello 25th Anniversary Tour! 

DSO Fall Tour kicks off this week!

We'll celebrate a HUGE milestone on 11/11: 25 years since our first ever performance! Join us back where it all began on Friday, November 11 at The Vic Theatre in Chicago for a 25 year anniversary throw down!

11/3 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue

11/4 - Milwaukee, WI - Riverside Theater

11/5 - Milwaukee, WI - Riverside Theater

11/10 - Nashville, IN - Brown County Music Center

11/11 - Chicago, IL - The Vic Theatre - 25th Anniversary Performance

11/12 - St Louis, MO - The Pageant

11/14 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues Cleveland

11/15 - Montclair, NJ - The Wellmont Theater

11/17 - Richmond, VA - The National

11/18 - Richmond, VA - The National

11/19 - Norfolk, VA - The NorVA

11/20 - Wilmington, DE - The Grand Opera House, Wilmington DE

11/22 - Harrisburg, PA - XL LIVE

11/23 - Jim Thorpe, PA - Penn's Peak

11/25 - Huntington, NY - The Paramount

11/26 - Huntington, NY - Paramount

See You at DSO Cosmic New Years! 

Dark Star Orchestra's Cosmic New Year's Run has been announced! Join the band for a pair of shows at the State Theatre in Portland, ME on December 28 & 29, and then ring in 2023 at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on December 30 & 31! 

We are absolutely thrilled to celebrate NYE at The Capitol Theatre and we hope you can join us! 

Tickets to the Cosmic New Year's Run shows go on sale this Friday, visit the DSO tour dates page​ for more information and tickets.

25th Anniversary Tour - On Sale Now! 

Tickets for Dark Star Orchestra's 25th Anniversary Tour are on sale now! 

Thu, Nov 3​ - First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN 

Fri, Nov 4 &​ Sat, Nov 5​ - Riverside Theater - Milwaukee, WI 

Thu, Nov 10 - Brown County Music Center - Nashville, IN

Fri, Nov 11​ - The Vic - Chicago, IL 

Sat, Nov 12​ - The Pageant - St. Louis, MO 

Mon, Nov 14 - House of Blues - Cleveland, OH

Tue, Nov 15 - The Wellmont - Montclair, NJ

Thu, Nov 17 &​ Fri, Nov 18​ - The National - Richmond, VA 

Sat, Nov 19​ - The NorVa - Norfolk, VA 

Sun, Nov 20​ - The Grand Opera House - Wilmington, DE 

Tue, Nov 22​ - XL Live - Harrisburg, PA 

Wed, Nov 23​ - Penn's Peak - Jim Thorpe, PA 

Fri, Nov 25 &​ Sat, Nov 26​ - The Paramount - Huntington, NY

 

See you there!

Catch Me With Axial Tilt - This Weekend! 

Happening at one of the most beautiful and intimate venues in New Orleans and featuring some of the most well-known names in the extended Grateful Dead family, AXIAL TILT is an all-out party in honor of the music, life, harmony, and spirit of togetherness inspired and Furthured by America's own Grateful Dead. 

FEATURING 

Jeff Mattson (Dark Star Orchestra) - Guitar 

Rob Eaton (Dark Star Orchestra) - Guitar 

Lisa Mackey (Dark Star Orchestra) - Vocals 

Mitch Stein (Gatorators, Cryptical) - Keyboards 

Skip Vangelas (Dark Star Orchestra) - Bass 

Jay Lane (Dead & Company, Ratdog, Wolf Brothers) - Drums 

Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident) - Percussion 

Both Nights: 1 Acoustic Set + 2 Electric Sets – 5 HOURS OF LIVE GRATEFUL DEAD MUSIC (including a couple of breaks) - NO SONGS REPEATED BETWEEN NIGHTS! 

 -- ALL AGES!!! -- 

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to kick out the Grateful Dead jams in New Orleans, and hope you can join us

Jeff, Rob, Lisa, Mitch, Skip, Jay & Jason