Dark Star Orchestra Tap Oteil & Friends, Galactic, Jorma Kaukonen and More for 2020 Dark Star Jubilee

December 10, 2019
Dark Star Orchestra Tap Oteil & Friends, Galactic, Jorma Kaukonen and More for 2020 Dark Star Jubilee


Dark Star Orchestra will headline their Dark Star Jubilee this summer, leading the charge with six sets from the Grateful Dead songbook.

Additional, recently-announced acts for the May 22-24 event include Oteil & Friends, Galactic (feat. Anjelika Jelly Joseph), Zero (feat. Steve Kimock, Gregg Anton, Pete Sears and Melvin Seals), The Infamous Stringdusters, Jorma Kaukonen, Keller Williams, Marco Benevento, Jeff Mattson & Friends and Holly Bowling.

Taking place in Thornville, Ohio, Dark Star Jubilee acts as a freewheeling celebration of the Grateful Dead scene as well as a family reunion of sorts.

“We don’t have ATM machines, we don’t sell warm beer for $8.00. It’s a BYOB festival and you can walk right up to the stage with your cooler and a chair and have a good time,” DSO guitarist Rob Eaton told Relix in 2018, describing the event. “We have a big family section. We have kid parades and drum circles, and we try to make it as family-friendly as we can.”

For tickets and more information visit DarkStarJubilee.com.

Check out the full lineup below:

Dark Star Jubilee 2019
3 nights of Dark Star Orchestra (6 sets)
Oteil & Friends
Galactic featuring Anjelika Jelly Joseph
Zero featuring Steve Kimock, Bobby Vega, Greg Anton, & Melvin Seals
The Infamous Stringdusters
Jorma Kaukonen
Keller Williams
Marco Benevento
Jeff Mattson and Friends
Holly Bowling
Rumpke Mountain Boys
Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads
Dino English & The Progfusionals
Katie Henry Band


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