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  • Dark Star Jubilee Set to Return to Legend Valley May 26-28

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    Dark Star Orchestra and All Good Presents announce today that the Dark Star Jubilee returns to Legend Valley in Thornville, OH, just 30 minutes east of Columbus, Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-28.

    Featuring three nights of Dark Star Orchestra performing two-set shows each night, other confirmed artists include Greensky Bluegrass, Hot Tuna (electric & acoustic sets), Keller Williams Kwahtro, David Nelson Band, Rumpke Mountain Boys, Jeff Mattson & Friends, Like Father Like Son, Owsley County, & Matt Reynolds. Additional artists will be announced in the coming months.

    Dark Star Jubilee takes place at the historic Legend Valley (formerly known as Buckeye Lake Music Center), home to some of the largest outdoor Grateful Dead concerts.

    Dark Star Jubilee tickets are on sale now with discounted ‘Early Bird’ tickets for 3-day GA admission at $119 ($60 off gate price) and for ‘Good Lovin’ VIP’ festival admission at $235 ($90 off gate price). ??‘Little Star Kids’ is a $30 ticket for children ages 4-12, who must be accompanied by a festival ticket-holding adult. Festival attendees ages three and under are free while youth above age 13 must have a full price festival pass. Gates open at noon Friday, May 26. Complete ticket options with pricing are available at

  • Fall Tour Ends, Bring on NYE and Jam in the Sand

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    The Dark Star Orchestra® Fall Tour 2016 ends this weekend with two nights in our nation’s capital, December 2-3.  And now its onto our Cosmic New Year’s 2016-17 with a pair of shows in Richmond, December 28-29, followed by two nights to ring in the new year in Philadelphia on December 30-31.  Keller Williams joins us us on the 30th and then its time to get the New Year’s shenanigans underway!   Our theme this year is “What a Long Strange Trip it’s Been” so ride that train, truck on down, fly in on the goony bird, just come celebrate with us.  We want to see your trippiest costume. Prizes will be given out for best male, female, and couple!  Other than the costume contest, there will be interactive activities, some razzle dazzle and of course the best music in town. Tickets for most shows are available here. Also be sure to join us, January 18-23 for Dark Star’s Jam In The Sand at the luxurious all-inclusive Jewel Paradise Resort and Spa in Runaway Bay, Jamaica. It’s four nights of DSO with friends Los Lobos and Donna the Buffalo.  VERY few rooms remain so if you’re stuck on what to get your most loved one for the holidays, look no further, but don’t wait!  Come to Jamaica!

  • Holiday Merch Order Deadline, Friday, December 12

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    Happy Holidays from Dark Star Orchestra®!  We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are gearing up to celebrate the changing season!  Fall Tour 2016 is moving swiftly along and we want to make sure you’re aware that Friday, December 2 is the final day to order holiday gifts from ShopDSO for all the great Dead Heads in your life.  All orders placed between now and the order deadline will come with a free gift to you as a token of our appreciation.  If you happen to miss out though, don’t worry, you can still give the gift of DSO by showering your loved ones with fresh Live Downloads, tickets to Cosmic New Year’s or shows beyond in 2017, or you can become legend by gifting one of the last remaining all-inclusive packages to Dark Star’s Jam in the Sand in Runaway Bay, Jamaica, Jan. 18-23.  We hope to hear from you soon, and see you on the road!