An Interview With Dark Star Orchestra: Jeff Mattson On Keeping The Tradition And Magic Of The Grateful Dead Very Much Alive

Dark Star Orchestra has been treating fans to recreations of complete, originally highly improvised Grateful Dead shows, song by song in the same order in which they were first performed for the last two decades. In their 19 years the band has performed more than 2,600 shows, which is 300 …

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Dark Star Orchestra: Raising The Dead

Now just a few years short of two decades in existence, Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra recently surpassed the Dead’s total number of played shows: 2,318. Dark Star Orchestra have probably come closer to their original than any tribute to any band ever has. They’ve played with every …

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Dark Star Orchestra: Dead Rising

Dead Heads should assemble at the Wellmont Theatre this New Year as The Dark Star Orchestra are going to be playing two shows to close out 2011. For just over a decade, DSO has been paying homage to the Dead with over 1,900 shows, as well as performing alongside original …

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The Gathering of the Vibes @ Seaside Park

BRIDGEPORT, CT—The 15th annual Gathering Of The Vibes once again took place in Bridgeport, CT, from July 29 through Aug. 1. The festival made its home for the fourth year in a row at Seaside Park where roughly 20,000 revelers per day enjoyed four days of beautiful weather, incredible music …

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Dark Star Orchestra Brings Back The Dead

With their uncanny ability to “raise the Dead” like no one else, Dark Star Orchestra hits a local stage with Keller Williams in Hackettstown, NJ, at Vasa Park Saturday, July 18. DSO recreates the Grateful Dead experience by playing entire shows from the Dead’s 30 years of touring, completely …

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