Dark Star Orchestra – 2014 Concert Schedule
Although you can't go back in time to see the Grateful Dead perform,
a trip to see Dark Star Orchestra is the closest Grateful Dead concert experience you can get. Countless Deadheads have flocked
to Dark Star Orchestra's shows, which provide stunning recreations of specific shows from the Grateful Dead's history. Dark
Star Orchestra is slated to perform at many venues during their 2014 concert tour, like Forest Hills Stadium, Brooklyn Bowl
Vegas, Hollywood's Fonda Theatre, Solana Beach's Belly Up Tavern, the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, Redding's Cascade
Theatre, Redwood City's Fox Theatre, Napa's Uptown Theatre, Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, Buffalo's Town Ballroom, Palace
Albany, Ithaca's State Theatre, Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel in Providence, Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, and more.
If you're a fan of the Grateful Dead, then you don't want to miss out on Dark Star Orchestra's next show. To see for yourself
what other fans have been raving about, be sure to visit StubHub for your Dark Star Orchestra tickets, and get ready to rock
out to one of the best Grateful Dead cover bands ever!
About Dark Star Orchestra
Dark Star Orchestra is
a Grateful Dead cover band that formed in 1997. What sets Dark Star Orchestra apart from other Grateful Dead cover bands is
the fact that they base their live shows on real shows from the Grateful Dead's past. By recreating these historic shows down
to every last detail, fans get to take part in the true Grateful Dead experience. From exact set lists to using decade-specific
instruments and effects, the Dark Star Orchestra have dazzled audiences with their accuracy and authenticity. A trip to see
Dark Star Orchestra in concert is the next-best-thing to seeing the original Grateful Dead play.
With over 2,000 performances
under their belt, Dark Star Orchestra has perfected the art of really capturing what it was like to experience the Grateful
Dead's music live in concert. The band's lineup has seen some changes throughout the years, but the current lineup includes
Jeff Mattson on lead guitar and vocals, Rob Eaton on rhythm guitar and vocals, Rob Barraco on vocals and keyboard, drummer
and percussionist Dino English, Rob Koritz also on drums and percussion, Lisa Mackey on vocals, and Skip Vangelas on bass
and vocals. Much to the delight of fans, some actual Grateful Dead members have also joined Dark Star Orchestra onstage, including
Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Donna Jean Godchaux, Bill Kreutzmann, Vince Welnick, and Tom Constanten.
The members of Dark Star
Orchestra have tailored their instrument playing and vocal styles to match that of the original members of the Grateful Dead,
giving audience members a stunning recreation of the Grateful Dead's concert experiences. While most other cover bands put
their own unique spin on the material, Dark Star Orchestra remains true to the original, and the result is spectacular. Whether
you're a new fan experiencing the music for the first time, or you're a longtime fan nostalgic for the original sound, Dark
Star Orchestra's performances never disappoint.
Dark Star Orchestra's Breakthrough Album
Since their debut
in 1997, Grateful Dead fans all over have fallen in love with the stunning recreations from Dark Star Orchestra. When founding
member and former guitarist John Kadlecik mentioned his idea for the band to keyboardist Scott Larned, the two realized that
this was something fans would love. Thus, Dark Star Orchestra was born, and over 2,000 shows later, the concept is still going
strong. The band now has a different lineup since the beginning days, but their concerts are just as captivating, and their
efforts in recreating past concert experiences are unrivaled among Grateful Dead cover bands. For fans of the Grateful Dead,
Dark Star Orchestra's concerts are a must see, and you will definitely want to check out their show during their 2014 concert
Dark Star Orchestra Trivia
Did you know that Dark Star Orchestra's founding member, John Kadlecik,
performs in a band with some of the Grateful Dead's original members?
Guitarist John Kadlecik plays with Grateful Dead
members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, in their band called Furthur.
When it comes to Grateful
Dead cover bands, nothing beats a performance by Dark Star Orchestra. Basing their concerts on actual shows that the Grateful
Dead performed over their career, Dark Star Orchestra recreates every last detail, allowing Deadheads everywhere to re-experience
the magic of seeing the Grateful Dead live in concert. As the Grateful Dead's best songs blast from the stage and fill the
venue, you will feel as though you've traveled back in time to a real concert by the original band. Nothing comes close to
Dark Star Orchestra's authenticity, and their shows are sure to impress any fan of the Grateful Dead. When Dark Star Orchestra
hits the road on their way to a venue near you, be sure to gather up your friends and head to the show! You don't want to
miss out on this must-see cover band.